China's national goal is to become a nation of innovation by 2020. At a recent technology transfer conference in Nanjing, I learned how China is investing in high-technology research and development projects and business incubators to build its capabilities in technological innovation. China is investing in areas of interest to the agribusiness industry and other emerging high-tech industries. I will focus here on China's interests in the agribusiness industry.
China is investing in its technological future in three major ways. First, it is inviting to China foreign organizations with intellectual property (IP) in technologies that are in demand by Chinese industry, and ...