Research & Policy Work

Research & Policy Work

Skillful Means: The Challenges of China’s Encounter with Factory Farming

This paper asks whether China will be able to match the meat and dairy consumption of the U.S., given the ecological, economic, public health, and animal welfare realities of the industrial production model. And, when all the facts are on the table, will it want to?

The Triangle: The Evolution and Future of Industrial Animal Agriculture in the U.S., China, and Brazil 

This paper is a discussion paper by Associate Wanqing Zhou. It explores the “triangle of factory farming” linking the world’s three biggest players in the meat industry (the U.S., China, and Brazil) and analyzes the dynamics shaping this triangle.

Additional Collaborations

We have ongoing research and information-sharing with colleagues in China and internationally, including Chatham House, IATP, the China Environment Forum, China Dialogue, and Humane Society International, among others.