A 2013 image shows Li Rui scavenging for scrap metal where his village once was, in Liaocheng, Shandong province. Li was a farmer until six years ago, when the local government announced it would raze his village and turn farmland into an urban development zone.

The human impacts of China's new urbanisation

In the first of a two-part series, photographer Justin Jin chronicles China's ambitious plans to move 100 million farmers into the cities that are being built over their fields

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A 2013 image shows Li Rui scavenging for scrap metal where his village once was, in Liaocheng, Shandong province. Li was a farmer until six years ago, when the local government announced it would raze his village and turn farmland into an urban development zone.
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