With a population of 1.3billion people, which is predicted to continue to grow until 2030, the Chinese government is concerned with how it is going to continue to feed its people. China has only 7% arable land and is losing millions of hectares per year to pollutions and desertification. Food shortages are a real possibility in the near future that very often lead to civil unrest and in a command society that poses a significant threat to government power. Like the Romans and Victorians before them, Africa is being viewed as the future “bread basket” of Asia. For more than
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