All China Review recently published an excerpt from my upcoming
book, Will Africa Feed China?, to be published in October
2015. The excerpt is a profile of Yang Haomin, former chairman of Shaanxi
province's State Farm Agribusiness Corporation, and his team's efforts to
grow rice, maize, soybeans, and cassava in
Cameroon. His story is one of many
Chinese agricultural investment cases in Africa that I cover in the
You can find the link to the excerpt on the SAIS
China Africa Research Initiative (SAIS-CARI) website.
Bernard L. Schwartz Professor and Director of the International Development Program (IDEV) at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC. Author of Will Africa Feed China? (OUP 2015); The Dragon's Gift: The Real Story of China in Africa (OUP 2011); Chinese Aid and African Development (Macmillan 1998).