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  1. News - China - AGRICULTURE

    Proposal to let farmers in China sell off housing land given cool reception

    Posted May 08th 2014, 11:05am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... and township construction department under the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, said at a conference on urbanisation the move would allow more private capital to help fund ... a fifth of the cash could go to the farmer and rest shared between the government and the village. Development in urban area and cities has largely been funded by land sales to the private sector, ...

  2. News - China - AGRICULTURE

    Six years on, farmer who received famed visit by Li Keqiang still living in debt and poverty

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:35pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... Official data indicated an annual income of about 8,900 yuan for rural residents last year, one-third that of urban dwellers. The urban-rural income gap has persisted at a ratio of 3:1 since 2001. ...

  3. News - China - AGRICULTURE

    Beijing vows respect for farmers' rights as it pushes rural land reforms

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 06:03pm by Teddy Ng

    ... rural property rights and form a unified market for rural and urban construction after its plenum in November. "The conditions among different villages are very varied, but some local ...

  4. News - China - AGRICULTURE

    Beijing pushes for bigger family farms to boost efficiency

    Posted Aug 17th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... expect to make a profit after another three years, but I'm not wishing for an income as high as urban white collar workers in top positions," Tao said. "I wanted to influence other ...

  5. Business - China Business - AGRICULTURE

    Chinese hunger for US food boosts ties

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... and farmers to an urban-industrial society. As China becomes a nation of urban consumers there will be greater impetus to import agricultural products," Gale said. We are now at a key juncture where China is transitioning from a nation of villages and farmers to an urban-industrial society. As China becomes a nation of urban consumers there will be greater impetus to import ...

  6. News - China - AGRICULTURE

    Party's first policy plan to focus on rural issues, say experts

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... which have lagged far behind urban areas. Xu Xiaoqing, director of the rural economy research department at the State Council's Development Research Centre (DRC), said the theme of next year's No 1 document would most probably be encouraging innovations in the pattern of agricultural production amid the mass migration of rural workers to urban areas. "How to develop ...

  7. News - China - AGRICULTURE

    Policies aired to boost food security and avoid overreliance on imports

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... rural regions to work in cities, more specialised, commercialised and vertically integrated farms should be established, Li said. Authorities vowed to narrow the gap between rural and urban residents by keeping the annual rate of income growth in the countryside at a minimum of 7.5 per cent. "For the future years, farmers' income should grow at the same pace of that of urban ...

  8. News - China - AGRICULTURE

    Beijing to spend 18b yuan to protect farmers' land rights

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... management rights for farmers should "remain unchanged for a very long time". However, unlike urban home owners, rural residents do not yet hold certification to prove their legal rights ...



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