The farmland upgrade is intended to prioritise grain-producing areas. Photo: VCG via Getty Images The farmland upgrade is intended to prioritise grain-producing areas. Photo: VCG via Getty Images
The farmland upgrade is intended to prioritise grain-producing areas. Photo: VCG via Getty Images
China economy

China aims to upgrade farmland the size of the Republic of Ireland. Here’s why

  • Country is set a target for 2021 of upgrading a quarter more farmland than for this year, to boost food security amid coronavirus and floods
  • Government has made food security a priority, partly through increasing self-sufficiency in vital crops

Topic |   China economy
The farmland upgrade is intended to prioritise grain-producing areas. Photo: VCG via Getty Images The farmland upgrade is intended to prioritise grain-producing areas. Photo: VCG via Getty Images
The farmland upgrade is intended to prioritise grain-producing areas. Photo: VCG via Getty Images
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