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  1. Beijing's goal: 95pc self-reliant in grain to 2020

    Posted Nov 14th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... self-sufficiency goal. The tension to balance preserving arable land and urbanisation continues to grow. China's farmland has dwindled at an average rate of 730,000 hectares every year from 1996 ... 'Therefore, we must have a plan specifically to address the strategy of grain security.' The plan, drafted by 10 ministries and departments, projected that China's grain supply would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/660062/beijings-goal-95pc-self-reliant-grain-2020
  2. Plenum grapples with need for rural revamp

    Posted Oct 10th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... about further reforms by pointing out that the authorities are engaged in a delicate balancing act. They are seeking to: Encourage urbanisation while maintaining a minimum of 120 million ... for land reform. He said China had 12.3 million hectares of rural residential farmland, which could be worth 11.1 trillion yuan (HK$12.7 trillion). Lu Xueyi, a veteran rural expert ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/655631/plenum-grapples-need-rural-revamp
  3. Law on rural land sales to be reviewed

    Posted Sep 10th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... the China Business Journal reported, quoting an anonymous source. However, it is not clear if the amendments will allow rural residents to transfer all kinds of non-farming land or just the land ... to relax controls on the sale of rural construction land has been mounting against the backdrop of rapid urbanisation. But the mainland is also facing the problem of keeping at least 120 million ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/652089/law-rural-land-sales-be-reviewed
  4. Problems lurk behind contented farmers

    Posted Mar 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... it scrapped this year. Cao Jinqing, author of China at the Bank of the Yellow River, which examined the problems in the countryside, said farmers were more content with their lives now than ... urbanisation can accelerate so that the number of farmers can be reduced. On the other, it is hoping to preserve farmland and achieve economies of scale to increase the competitiveness of agricultural ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/491031/problems-lurk-behind-contented-farmers

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