On July 4, MOA conducted a training course in Beijing to launch the program of training of new type of career farmers. With the support of MOF, the central government finance allocated 1.1 billion CNY to training of farmers, which will be used to train a large number of new-type of career farmers.
Mr. Han Changfu, Minister for Agriculture made special instructions as: training of new type of career farmers is the fundamental pathway of resolving the issue that “who will farm the land and how the land will be farmed, which is an important measure of deepening rural reform and building new type of management and operation systems of agriculture. In answering the call of modern agricultural development, the Sunshine Program will be transformed and upgraded. The launching of training program of new type of career farmers will start a new chapter in institutionalization of training and education of farmers in China. The minister called the administration at various levels to strengthen organization and management and enhance awareness about responsibilities. The training and education system consisting of multiple elements will be fully utilized to explore new mechanism and models of training and education of new type of career farmers. The training of new type of career farmers and the training of subjects of new type of agricultural operation should be combined to well implement the program that is fundamental and has strategic importance. It will promote modern agricultural development to a new high.