China Arrests Four Individuals for Illegally Transporting Pigs from Liaoning to Inner Mongolia

Inner Mongolia in northern China has detained four people for forging documents and illegally selling and transporting pigs from a province that has been hit by African swine fever, said the region’s animal husbandry bureau late on Wednesday (Sept 26)…Full Article: The Straits Times Sept 2018 Key Point On 22 September 2018, ASFV was reported

African Swine Fever Reported in Jilin Province and Hinggan League, Inner Mongolia Region

China has confirmed two new outbreaks of African swine fever in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and northeastern Jilin Province, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said Friday [21 September 2018]…Full Article: Xinhua Sept 2018 Key Point On 17 September 2018, ASFV was reported in Hinggan League (23 infected, 22 deaths), Inner Mongolia

Henan and Inner Mongolia Report New Cases of African Swine Fever

China has confirmed two new outbreaks of African swine fever in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and central China’s Henan Province, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said Friday [14 September 2018]…Full Article: Xinhua Sept 2018 Key Point On 12 September 2018, ASFV was reported in Xinxiang (148 infected, 64 deaths), Henan Province,

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

Researchers from Chongqing Develop Sand-to-Soil Conversion Technique

A sand-to-soil conversion method developed by Chinese scientists has proven effective in a large section of desert in northern China, local authorities said. Led by Professor Yi Zhijian, the research team from Chongqing Jiaotong University invented a paste made of plant cellulose that helps sand retain water, nutrients and air…Full Article: Xinhua Dec 2017 Key