Mark Godfrey

Contributing Editor

Mark Godfrey is an Irish journalist covering the agriculture and fisheries sectors in Asia, with a focus on China. Proficient in Mandarin, he has frequently traveled across China's fisheries and aquaculture regions and learned the inner workings of China's corporate world during a nearly three-year stint at the Financial Times' “China Confidential” publication. He has also reported widely across Southeast Asia and the former Soviet Union. He has educational certificates in agriculture and food science, as well as Mandarin.

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May 29, 2024
China’s nascent offshore aquaculture groups are starting to see results of massive investments into state-of-the-art farming technologies. Shandong Caixin Wanzefeng Marine Technology, a joint venture of Wanzefeng Group and Shandong Finance Group, completed its first harvest of Atlantic salmon grown in its Sea Granary 1 off the coast of Rizhao in the Yellow Sea on 24 May. Launched in January 2024 at a cost of CNY 300 million (USD 41.4 million,… Read More