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Published on Monday, 24 August 2015

Report: China may choose food over cotton

Written by Brett Mathews

BEIJING - China may decide not to grow cotton in order to free up land and water to grow other edible crops according to a new report which suggests the country will increasingly have to make difficult trade-offs moving forwards in order to manage water supplies effectively. The report, by HSBC, is the 3rd in the 'No Water' series of reports in which China Water Risk was commissioned to produce by HSBC Climate Change Centre.


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