A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
NCTA Summer Study Tours to East Asia
The National Consortium for Teaching About Asia (NCTA) is dedicated to bringing Asia to the classroom and funds professional development seminars for K-12 educators. This summer, select teachers will travel on one of two NCTA-subsidized summer study tours. Participants were selected based on how eagerly and effectively they have incorporated East Asia content into their curricula. Participants utilize their study tour experience in the classroom by completing a curriculum assignment upon their return.
2010 California NCTA Summer Study Tour to China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan
21 days - July 2 to 23, 2010
2010 NCTA/NAHF Summer Study Tour to Korea
10 days - July 6 to 16, 2010
Photos from the 2008 NCTA California Summer Study Tour to China and Japan
Tensions evident in the recent European Union-China virtual summit reflect the increasing skepticism in Europe toward China and the worries over Ukraine and economic ties as well as human rights and environmental issues.