Lingering drought in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region has left about 300,000 people short of drinking water, local authorities said Sunday [27 July 2014]. About 600,000 people in seven prefectures and cities have been affected by the drought since April, with half of them lacking drinking water, according to the regional civil affairs department.
Pepsi and China’s Ministry of Agriculture Organize Training Course on Potato Production in Inner Mongolia
Around 30 agro-technicians and management professionals from more than 10 provinces and autonomous regions, including Shandong, Anhui and Gansu, completed a three-day training course co-organized by PepsiCo and the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) in Chifeng, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Thursday [26 June 2014]. During the course, which focuses on sustainable potato farming and farm management,
A five-year fishing moratorium will be introduced to help Hulun Lake, the largest freshwater lake in north China, to rehabilitate its dwindling aquatic resources. Sources with the municipal government of Hulun Buir said on Sunday that the core nature reserve, nearly half of the 2,339 square km lake area, will stick to the moratorium till
Hohhot City Business Bureau monitoring data shows that recently Hohhot ginger prices are rising rapidly. This month (March) the wholesale price is 11.37 yuan [US$1.83] per half kg, with an increase of 20.57%. Ginger normally enters the market in October and it is expected that ginger prices will continue to rise until that time. Ginger
The Inner Mongolia autonomous region, the biggest source of raw milk in China, will carry out a series of measures to tackle its recent milk shortage. The key measure in the plan will replace the current supply system, which is based on individual milk farmers, by creating milk farms that are owned by large dairy
China’s Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) has confirmed an outbreak of peste des petits ruminants (PPR), also known as goat plague, in North China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. On February 10, two villages in Bayannur City of Inner Mongolia reported that 1,063 goats had showed suspected symptoms of the disease and that 431 of them had