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Organic food and farming in China

Kledal, Paul Rye; Hui, Qiao Yu; Egelyng, Henrik; Yunguan, Xi; Halberg, Niels and Xianjun, Li (2007) Organic food and farming in China. In: Willer, Helga and Yussefi, Minou (Eds.) The world of organic agriculture - statistics and emerging trends 2007. IFOAM & Fibl, pp. 114-119.

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The chapter describes the development of organic food and farming in China, concerning number of farms, hectare converted, type of products produced, the value of production and export as well which provinces of China where the major organic production is concentrated. The history of certification and regulation as well as market prospects are explained.

EPrint Type:Book chapter
Keywords:China, organic food markets
Subjects:"Organics" in general > Countries and regions > China
Farming Systems > Farm economics
Research affiliation: Denmark > KU - University of Copenhagen
Denmark > DARCOF III (2005-2010) > GLOBALORG - Sustainability of organic farming in a global food chains perspective
Deposited By: Kledal, Researcher Paul Rye
ID Code:11246
Deposited On:01 Oct 2007
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:35
Document Language:English
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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