How Does China Feed Its Population?

How does China feed its population?  Over on Quora.com, Dr. Janus Dongye Qimeng answers this question.. The essay is is lengthy, educational, and perhaps even accurate. I posted a PDF version below.

Dr. Janus Dongye Qimeng bio

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China has basically engaged in large scale aquaculture combined with complementary agriculture and seafood production.  Read the whole thing. For this article only I am opening comments.

I will guide you through and point you where to look at.
Here are the coordinates:
Location 1: Ningde Bay, Fujian, China (26°43’02.8″N 119°57’45.2″E)
Our first destination is the coastal area in Fujian province.

If we zoom in, we can find millions of floating houses and cages on the sea surface.

How is China able to provide enough food to feed its population of over 1 billion people Do they import food or are they self-sustainable - Quora

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About Tony Lima

Retired after teaching economics at California State Univ., East Bay (Hayward, CA). Ph.D., economics, Stanford. Also taught MBA finance at the California University of Management and Technology. Occasionally take on a consulting project if it's interesting. Other interests include wine and technology.