China's Meat Revolution: Agribusiness, Growth and Its Limits
About the webinar
China is the world's largest producer and consumer of pork, the second largest producer of poultry and the fourth largest dairy producer. How and why has China achieved this "meat miracle"? What are the politics of this growth and the role of Chinese and foreign transnationals? Can China continue producing and consuming more or are there social and ecological limits that create "peak meat"?
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
Ben Lilliston has a Bachelor of Philosophy degree from University of Miami (Ohio). He previously served as IATP’s Communications Director and Vice President for Programs. He has worked as a…read more about Ben Lilliston
the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in The Hague, Netherlands
Mindi Schneider has done extensive fieldwork in northeast and southwest China on the changing political and economic significance of pork, and the relationships between increased meat consumption…read more about Mindi Schneider, Ph.D.