China’s Forestry Output Forecasted to Top USD 1 Trillion in 2017

China’s total forestry output is expected to exceed 7 trillion RMB ($1.06 trillion) in 2017, according to Chinese newspaper Economic Daily. China has become the fastest-growing and most influential country in forest products manufacturing, trading, and consumption, said Zhang Jianlong, director of the State Forestry Administration (SFA), at a forum on forestry development on Dec.

China’s Seeks to Reforest its State-Owned Forest Farms

Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang Monday stressed the importance of forest protection in state-owned forest farms, as the country steers to a green development path. “Forest resource supervision should be improved, and forest farms should transform their development pattern,” Wang said at a meeting in Beijing…Full Article: Xinhua Dec 2017 China’s largest forest zone earned

The Splice Must Grow: The Bright and Shady Sides of GM Agriculture in China

Overview China grows a wide variety of GM plants including GM cotton, GM poplar trees, GM sweet peppers, GM tomatoes, GM papaya, and GM petunia flowers China’s Ministry of Agriculture has not authorized the commercial growing and sale of GM rice, corn, and soybeans, but has issued “safety certificates” to two GM rice varieties and

Beijing Forestry University Professor Promotes the Use of Forestry Waste as a form of Biomass Energy

If half of China’s forestry waste is developed into biomass energy, it may substitute 65 million tonnes of petroleum, Beijing Forestry University’s professor Zheng Xiaoxian said on Thursday [26 November 2015]. Statistics show that China’s forestry waste totals about 240 million tonnes every year and if 50 percent of this forestry waste was developed into