TITLE

Chapter 5: Assessing Farmland Protection Policy in China

AUTHOR(S)
Lichtenberg, Erik; Ding, Chengri
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Urbanization in China: Critical Issues in an Era of Rapid Growth;2007, p101
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 5 of the book "Urbanization in China: Critical Issues in an Era of Rapid Growth," edited by Yan Song and Chengri Ding is presented. This chapter assesses the performance of China's farmland protection policies in light of its food security goals. It examines the extent to which the policies address actual losses in food production capacity. It concludes that the unintentional effects of the farmland protection policies include inhibiting rationalization of landholdings and agricultural production units.
ACCESSION #
36153598

 

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