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Nikos Economopoulos - CHINA. The Climate Group
CHINA. Jinghong. A dried up rice bed just outside Jinghong City which had flooded during the previous summer. Farmers are urged to drain paddy fields at least o...
CHINA. Former farmers from rural areas turned construction workers break for lunch. The Chinese authorities estamate that 144 million have already left the land...
CHINA. Ghongqing. Tower blocks rise where small farms used to be on the edge of Ghongqing. China already has 50 cities with populations of more than one million...
CHINA. Farmers painting the tree trunks to repel insects. Tree plantations are a government project to prevent desertification and sandstorms. There are fears t
CHINA. The banks of the Mekong and its tributaries make up one of the major rice growing areas of China. In the wider Mekong Delta severe crop losses are expect
CHINA. Like any crop rice has to be dry before it can be taken off to market. After the harvest mounds of rice millet are left drying in the sun before being ba...
CHINA. Harvesting the rice crop without mechanisation is still the way of life for millions in China's countryside. Here neighbours help each other with the fir...
CHINA. Chang Jia village. Built on the dry bed of the Yellow River. Agricultural production has been threatened by over-irrigation but scientists predict that c...
CHINA. Manxidan. Renovating a simple irrigation system in the Manxidan village of the Menghai area. The farmers have built a small dam to control the water. Whe...
CHINA. Xishuangbanna. The flat flood plain next to the river in the upper Mekong Vallry provides perfect for China's stable rice crop in Xishuangbanna, which tr
CHINA. Chongqing City. The Chao Tian Men port is the most significant in the area. A vital highway for the import and export of food between other cities and to
CHINA. Gasha. A woman selling rice in the street food market in Gasha village. In this part of China were there is plenty of water and a warm climate, there are
CHINA. Farmers using the ancient method of fanning the rice to separate the straw. Projects to generate low carbon energy from the agricultural waste (biomass)