Karla W. Simon is Chair of ICCSL and Affiliated Scholar at NYU’s US-Asia Law Institute. She is taking up a Visiting Scholar position at Harvard’s Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies in August 2014. Her most recent book is Civil Society in China (OUP 2013).
Demand for food in China is increasing at an unprecedented rate, as the Chinese become wealthier. In 2011, China became a net importer of rice, and imports of soybeans overtook