Concern about food security in China has been ignited by anecdotal reports of grain shortages and calls by President Xi Jinping to cut back on food waste. Photo: Xinhua Concern about food security in China has been ignited by anecdotal reports of grain shortages and calls by President Xi Jinping to cut back on food waste. Photo: Xinhua
Concern about food security in China has been ignited by anecdotal reports of grain shortages and calls by President Xi Jinping to cut back on food waste. Photo: Xinhua

China food security: country faces ‘grain supply gap of 130 million tonnes by 2025’ as rural workforce dwindles

  • China is expected to face a grain supply gap of about 130 million tonnes by the end of 2025, according to the China Academy of Social Sciences
  • China’s looming supply shortage is a result of the increasing urbanisation and an ageing rural workforce

Topic |   China economy
Concern about food security in China has been ignited by anecdotal reports of grain shortages and calls by President Xi Jinping to cut back on food waste. Photo: Xinhua Concern about food security in China has been ignited by anecdotal reports of grain shortages and calls by President Xi Jinping to cut back on food waste. Photo: Xinhua
Concern about food security in China has been ignited by anecdotal reports of grain shortages and calls by President Xi Jinping to cut back on food waste. Photo: Xinhua
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