As well as reviewing China’s main agricultural policies, Prof Michiel A Keyzer will talk to the FCCC about the greening of Chinese agriculture, comparing policies in this domain with those in the EU. He will also discuss imbalances in China’s fertilizer use, and policies addressing these in a China wide model.
DATE: Dec 13 (Thursday)
VENUE: Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Liangmahe Nanlu 4, 荷兰王国驻华大 使馆 – 北京, 中 华人民共和国北京市亮马河 南路4号
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Michiel A. Keyzer is a professor in mathematical economics and director of the Centre for World Food Studies of VU University (Dutch acronym SOW-VU for “Stichting Onderzoek Wereldvoedselvoorziening van de Vrije Universiteit”). He is also a visiting professor at the Centre for Chinese Agricultural Policy of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CCAP). Michiel has been associated with the Centre for World Food Studies since its foundation in 1977, and prior to this, worked on world food security problems for the Club of Rome and for the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Austria. He is also a regular advisor of Dutch ministries and international organizations on agriculture and development policies.