China investing billions to manage drought

2 March, 2011 by (comments)

China, the world’s largest wheat exporter, is investing US$1 billion drilling for water to curtail the effects of a longstanding drought and avoid a global grain crisis, the BBC reports. With wheat farmers in the dry north struggling to produce sufficient yields, a billion dollar construction project is also underway to channel water from the Yellow River in theRead More …

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