In series:OECD Rural Policy Reviewsview more titles
Published on May 05, 2009
This report analyses the key socio-economic forces at work in China’s rural areas and discusses the current government strategy for rural development. It argues that in order to bridge rural-urban divides the current policy approach needs to go beyond agriculture and that food-security targets need to be balanced with wider rural development objectives. This will entail a greater focus on investment rather than redistributive measures.