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ANALYSIS & REVIEWS

China Water Risk’s 5 Trends for 2016

Prioritizing environment alongside employment signals a reshuffle. To show it’s serious, China will “kill a chicken to warn the monkey”. The Year of the Monkey brings with it wild swings, so check out our top 5 trends in water for 2016 for it is better to be in a position to disrupt than be disrupted … more


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INTERVIEWS

Water Rights in China

Professor Jia Shaofeng, Deputy Director of the Center for Water Resources Research of CAS, shares his in-depth insights on water rights in China – what they are, who owns them, how can they be “traded” & why a market trading system should be the way foward … more


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OPINIONS & EXPERT VIEWS

More Food In A Changing Climate

China’s 120mn hectares of farmland, equivalent to 2x France, is threatened by urbanisation & rampant pollution. CWRs Hu on challenges to China’s path to food security in a changing climate … more


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RESEARCH & REPORTS

Technical Guidelines for EIA of Groundwater Environment (HJ610-2016) (Chinese only): in force since 7 January 2016

Source: MEP, 2016

USEFUL LINKS

BSR – Food, Beverage and Agriculture BSR works with a broad range of agriculture, food, and beverage companies to integrate corporate responsibility into core business strategies

FAO – Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger by helping developing countries and countries in transition to modernise and improve agriculture, forestry and fisheries practices and ensure good nutrition for all.

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GLOSSARY & MEASUREMENTS

Maximum Allowable Discharge Concentrations for Heavy Metals in China

Click on the link below for a list of heavy metals and their maximum allowable discharge concentrations according to the People’s Republic of China’s national standards, as well as information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on the potential effects … … more

Maximum Allowable Discharge Concentrations for Other Pollutants in China

Click on the link below for a list of other pollutants (non-heavy metal), their application and maximum allowable discharge concentrations according to the People’s Republic of China’s national standards, as well as information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on … … more

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