Agri News

22 July 2022

Effective as of 1 August 2022, the new law aims to coordinate policies on black soil protection under the overarching objective of achieving food security and a balanced ecosystem.

12 July 2022

In 2020, China committed to achieving carbon peaking by 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2060. Against this backdrop, on 1 July, NDRC (National Development and Reform Commission) and MARA (Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs) jointly released an action plan aimed at reducing carbon emissions in agriculture and rural areas.

16 June 2022

On 10 May 2022, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC)—China’s top economic planner—released a 14th five-year plan aimed at developing the country’s bioeconomy. With agriculture highlighted as one of its pillar industries, the plan is expected to drive the modernization of China's seed sector and improve agricultural production power through the application of biotechnology and life science solutions.

07 June 2022

On 20 April, the 2022 China Agricultural Outlook Conference released its annual outlook report for 2022-31. The 2022 report underlines the leadership’s resolve to reduce dependence on feed grain imports amid rising geopolitical uncertainties.

24 May 2022

On 20 April 2022, the Chinese State Council in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) held a press conference to summarize the agricultural sector of China in the first quarter of 2022. Zeng Yande, Chief of the Development and Planning Division at MARA, laid out the main summary of Q1.

20 May 2022

A new policy brief by the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) – one of DCZ’s key partners – is taking a closer look at global agricultural markets in the context of the ongoing war in Ukraine.