EIJING, Feb. 2 (NsNewsWire) — China will step up reforms and innovation to speed up agricultural modernization in 2015, according to a key policy document released by the Party and government on Sunday.
As the Chinese economy, under the “new normal,” shifts from high-speed to medium-to-high-speed growth, it has become a key issue to continue consolidating the position of agriculture as the foundation of the economy and to further increase farmers’ income, said the document, reports Xinhua.
The “No. 1 Central Document” refers to the first major policy document of each year released by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the State Council.
This is the 12th consecutive year in which the document has focused on agriculture and rural issues.
The document listed 5 aspects and 32 points for detailed government work on reforms and tasks related to the “three rural issues”, agriculture, rural areas and farmers