13 December 2019

Ministry clamps down on farmland misuse, CNS says

The Ministry of Land and Resources will ban the “borrowing” of farmland for non-agricultural uses, with reports of misuse on the rise in recent years, China News Service reported Monday. As of the end of 2011, the country had 121.65 million hectares of farmland, close to a set national minimum. The ministry said it would take serious action against unauthorized use of farmland, the report said.

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