Malaysian-financed Desalination Plant in Tianjin Gets the Green Light

Xianda (Tianjin) Seawater Resources Development Co, a leading environmental engineering firm in Asia, announced Thursday [3 November 2016] a construction and operation agreement for the first zero-liquid discharge seawater desalination project in China. The deal takes place during Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s seven-day visit, which started from Monday, in China. He said at the

China’s State Council Begins Taking Steps Toward a Tiered Pricing System for Irrigation Water

China has begun reorganizing and adding to its irrigation and water conservation facilities to facilitate a tiered pricing mechanism encouraging more economical water use by farmers. “Some facilities have no anti-leak designs and in many cases irrigation water is not measured. All these need to be fixed before we bring in the tiered pricing mechanism,”

Agricultural Development Bank of China Invests Billions into China’s Rural Sector in Early 2016

The Agricultural Development Bank of China (ADBC) provided more financial support to China’s agriculture and rural development in the first quarter. The major policy bank poured in 380.5 billion yuan (58.5 billion U.S. dollars) to support agriculture, rural areas and farmers in the first quarter, double the amount in same period last year, it said…Full

Researchers in Gansu Province Develop NPK-rich Waste Water from Potato Processing Factories for Potential Irrigation Use

Scientists in China have developed a way of making fertilizer from waste water discharged by potato processing plants, solving a pollution problem which has held back China’s potato ambitions. China sees potatoes as a new staple food to ensure food security, but protein-rich water discharged by starch processors, a major buyer of the spuds, has