Will Africa Feed China?

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Brautigam, Deborah
Editorial: Oxford University Press, United Kingdom (2016)
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Descripción Oxford University Press, United Kingdom, 2016. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. 237 x 162 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Is China building a new empire in rural Africa? Over the past decade, China s meteoric rise on the continent has raised a drumbeat of alarm. China has 9 percent of the world s arable land, 6 percent of its water, and over 20 percent of its people. Africa s savannahs and river basins host the planet s largest expanses of underutilized land and water. Few topics are as controversial and emotionally charged as the belief that the Chinese government is aggressively buying up huge tracts of prime African land to grow food to ship back to China. In Will Africa Feed China?, Deborah Brautigam, one of the world s leading experts on China and Africa, probes the myths and realities behind the media headlines. Her careful research challenges the conventional wisdom; as she shows, Chinese farming investments are in fact surprisingly limited, and land acquisitions modest. Defying expectations, China actually exports more food to Africa than it imports. Is this picture likely to change? African governments are pushing hard for foreign capital, and China is building a portfolio of tools to allow its agribusiness firms to go global. International concerns about land grabbing are well-justified. Yet to feed its own growing population, rural Africa must move from subsistence to commercial agriculture. What role will China play? Moving from the halls of power in Beijing to remote irrigated rice paddies of Africa, Will Africa Feed China? introduces the people and the politics that will shape the future of this engagement: the state-owned Chinese agribusiness firms that pioneered African farming in the 1960s and the entrepreneurial private investors who followed them. Their fascinating stories, and those of the African farmers and officials who are their counterparts, ground Brautigam s deeply informative, deftly balanced reporting. Forcefully argued and empirically rich, Will Africa Feed China? will be a landmark work, shedding new light on China s evolving global quest for food security and Africa s possibilities for structural transformation. Nº de ref. de la librería AOP9780199396856

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Brautigam, Deborah
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Descripción Oxford University Press, United Kingdom, 2016. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. 237 x 162 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Is China building a new empire in rural Africa? Over the past decade, China s meteoric rise on the continent has raised a drumbeat of alarm. China has 9 percent of the world s arable land, 6 percent of its water, and over 20 percent of its people. Africa s savannahs and river basins host the planet s largest expanses of underutilized land and water. Few topics are as controversial and emotionally charged as the belief that the Chinese government is aggressively buying up huge tracts of prime African land to grow food to ship back to China. In Will Africa Feed China?, Deborah Brautigam, one of the world s leading experts on China and Africa, probes the myths and realities behind the media headlines. Her careful research challenges the conventional wisdom; as she shows, Chinese farming investments are in fact surprisingly limited, and land acquisitions modest. Defying expectations, China actually exports more food to Africa than it imports. Is this picture likely to change? African governments are pushing hard for foreign capital, and China is building a portfolio of tools to allow its agribusiness firms to go global. International concerns about land grabbing are well-justified. Yet to feed its own growing population, rural Africa must move from subsistence to commercial agriculture. What role will China play? Moving from the halls of power in Beijing to remote irrigated rice paddies of Africa, Will Africa Feed China? introduces the people and the politics that will shape the future of this engagement: the state-owned Chinese agribusiness firms that pioneered African farming in the 1960s and the entrepreneurial private investors who followed them. Their fascinating stories, and those of the African farmers and officials who are their counterparts, ground Brautigam s deeply informative, deftly balanced reporting. Forcefully argued and empirically rich, Will Africa Feed China? will be a landmark work, shedding new light on China s evolving global quest for food security and Africa s possibilities for structural transformation. Nº de ref. de la librería AOP9780199396856

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Descripción Oxford University Press. Hardback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, Will Africa Feed China?, Deborah Brautigam, Is China building a new empire in rural Africa? Over the past decade, China's meteoric rise on the continent has raised a drumbeat of alarm. China has 9 percent of the world's arable land, 6 percent of its water, and over 20 percent of its people. Africa's savannahs and river basins host the planet's largest expanses of underutilized land and water. Few topics are as controversial and emotionally charged as the belief that the Chinese government is aggressively buying up huge tracts of prime African land to grow food to ship back to China. In Will Africa Feed China?, Deborah Brautigam, one of the world's leading experts on China and Africa, probes the myths and realities behind the media headlines. Her careful research challenges the conventional wisdom; as she shows, Chinese farming investments are in fact surprisingly limited, and land acquisitions modest. Defying expectations, China actually exports more food to Africa than it imports. Is this picture likely to change? African governments are pushing hard for foreign capital, and China is building a portfolio of tools to allow its agribusiness firms to "go global." International concerns about "land grabbing" are well-justified. Yet to feed its own growing population, rural Africa must move from subsistence to commercial agriculture. What role will China play? Moving from the halls of power in Beijing to remote irrigated rice paddies of Africa, Will Africa Feed China? introduces the people and the politics that will shape the future of this engagement: the state-owned Chinese agribusiness firms that pioneered African farming in the 1960s and the entrepreneurial private investors who followed them. Their fascinating stories, and those of the African farmers and officials who are their counterparts, ground Brautigam's deeply informative, deftly balanced reporting. Forcefully argued and empirically rich, Will Africa Feed China? will be a landmark work, shedding new light on China's evolving global quest for food security and Africa's possibilities for structural transformation. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780199396856

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Descripción OUP USA 2016-01-01, 2016. Estado de conservación: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Nº de ref. de la librería NU-GRD-05372739

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Descripción Oxford University Press, 2015. Estado de conservación: New. In this clear-eyed and incisive book, one of the world's leading authorities on China's relationship with Africa exposes the myths and realities of the so-called "Chinese land grab". Num Pages: 248 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 1H; JPS; KCL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 237 x 162 x 22. Weight in Grams: 448. . 2015. 1st Edition. Hardcover. . . . . . Nº de ref. de la librería V9780199396856

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Descripción Oxford University Press. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 019939685X Brand New Book. Ships from the United States. 30 Day Satisfaction Guarantee!. Nº de ref. de la librería 17591194

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