Agriculture –

Important global producer but #1 water user & polluter

China Key Sectors

Sources: China Statistical Yearbook 2017; FAO 2016; China Water Risk article “China’s Soil Ten” 17 June 2016; State Council, National Sustainable Agriculture Development Plan (2015-2030), 2015; China Water Risk article “Trade-offs Could Help China Manage Water” 15 September 2015; China Water Risk article “Cotton Farming: How Deep Is Your Well?” 17 September 2014;  China Water Risk article “Dirty Thirsty Wars – Fashion Blindsided” 17 September 2014; MNR, Second National Land Survey (2007-2009), 2013; State Council, Notice of the General Office of the State Council on Issuing the Outline of the National Agricultural Water Conservation Program (2012-2020), 2012