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Rural vitalization drive gets priority

He Wei
Updated: Apr 10,2018 7:49 AM     China Daily

China aims to boost rural entrepreneurship and take up farming as a decent profession, as it steps up efforts to invigorate its vast countryside.

Beijing will establish a “professional farmer” system to lure talents, from rural workers to urban dwellers, to embark on agricultural-related businesses, said Han Changfu, minister of agriculture and rural affairs.

“We will accelerate the cultivation of new types of agricultural entities and bolster scalable agricultural operations,” Han told a panel discussion during