A farmer at a vegetable field in Hefei, Anhui province. China’s top policy priorities for the year ahead will be improving the rural environment and maintaining food security. Photo: Reuters A farmer at a vegetable field in Hefei, Anhui province. China’s top policy priorities for the year ahead will be improving the rural environment and maintaining food security. Photo: Reuters
A farmer at a vegetable field in Hefei, Anhui province. China’s top policy priorities for the year ahead will be improving the rural environment and maintaining food security. Photo: Reuters

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

Annual policy statement recommits country to meeting own grain needs while pushing ahead with Communist Party's goal of rural land reforms

A farmer at a vegetable field in Hefei, Anhui province. China’s top policy priorities for the year ahead will be improving the rural environment and maintaining food security. Photo: Reuters A farmer at a vegetable field in Hefei, Anhui province. China’s top policy priorities for the year ahead will be improving the rural environment and maintaining food security. Photo: Reuters
A farmer at a vegetable field in Hefei, Anhui province. China’s top policy priorities for the year ahead will be improving the rural environment and maintaining food security. Photo: Reuters
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