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Leaving the farm

China's industrial boom has drawn people away from farm towns and into large urban centers. Urban Chinese probably will outnumber the rural population within five years.


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Young Chinese farmers sowing seeds for organic revolution
Article | IN CHONGMING ISLAND, CHINA The small-scale farmer is a dying breed in China, made up mostly of the elderly left behind in the mass exodus of migrant workers to much higher-paying jobs in industrial cities.
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Sowing seeds for an organic revolution
Article | IN CHONGMING ISLAND, CHINA T he small-scale farmer is a dying breed in China, made up mostly of the elderly left behind in the mass exodus of migrant workers to much higher-paying jobs in industrial cities.

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