Zhang Faqing shows discarded record cards at his pig farm near Beijing. He said he has been waiting almost a year for millions of yuan in compensation promised by the government after he was told to sell his 15,000 hogs. Photo: Reuters Zhang Faqing shows discarded record cards at his pig farm near Beijing. He said he has been waiting almost a year for millions of yuan in compensation promised by the government after he was told to sell his 15,000 hogs. Photo: Reuters
Zhang Faqing shows discarded record cards at his pig farm near Beijing. He said he has been waiting almost a year for millions of yuan in compensation promised by the government after he was told to sell his 15,000 hogs. Photo: Reuters

China’s war on pollution leaves small-scale pig farmers squealing

As Beijing pushes to clean up world’s biggest livestock sector, smallholders say they are being short-changed on compensation deals

Topic |   China pollution
Zhang Faqing shows discarded record cards at his pig farm near Beijing. He said he has been waiting almost a year for millions of yuan in compensation promised by the government after he was told to sell his 15,000 hogs. Photo: Reuters Zhang Faqing shows discarded record cards at his pig farm near Beijing. He said he has been waiting almost a year for millions of yuan in compensation promised by the government after he was told to sell his 15,000 hogs. Photo: Reuters
Zhang Faqing shows discarded record cards at his pig farm near Beijing. He said he has been waiting almost a year for millions of yuan in compensation promised by the government after he was told to sell his 15,000 hogs. Photo: Reuters
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