On 8 October 2016, State Council adopted a ‘National agricultural modernisation plan’. The plan focuses on

  • promoting institutional innovation
  • stabilising and improving the rural management system
  • promoting voluntary and orderly land management rights transfers
  • developing different forms of large-scale agricultural enterprises
  • optimising the regional layout of the agricultural industry
  • relying on scientific and technological innovation to adjust the agricultural production structure
  • improving the level of mechanisation and digitalisation
  • strengthening food safety and security for important agricultural products
  • promoting the integration of rural primary, secondary and tertiary industries
  • promoting new business entities and professional farmers
  • developing agricultural products processing and e-commerce
  • creative leisure agriculture and other new agricultural models
  • promoting income increase for farmers
  • implementing major green agriculture projects
  • strictly controlling the use of chemical fertiliser and pesticides
  • promoting the treatment of agricultural waste
  • preventing agricultural pollution
  • strengthening agricultural product quality and safety supervision
  • improving a stable growth mechanism for financial investments
  • broadening the channels for social capital investment
  • optimising agricultural subsidy policies
  • promoting innovation in credit and insurance
  • supporting poverty alleviation in poverty-stricken rural areas
  • promoting urbanisation
  • strengthening the responsibility of local organisations
  • implementing policies according to local conditions
  • guaranteeing basic housing needs
  • promoting steady and healthy development of the real estate market