28-02-2014 01:12 AM | China

China to focus on family farms in drive to commercialise

China aims to set up more large-scale family farms as it tries to commercialise a vast agriculture sector battling inefficiency and a dwindling workforce, the government said on Thursday.

China’s last big rural reform in the early 1980s gave households the right to lease collectively-owned land, but the minimal returns earned from small plots forced millions to flee to the cities in search of work.
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