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National Development Program on Farmers’ Education and Training publicized


BEIJING—National Development Program on Farmers’ Education and Training at the 12th Five-Year Plan Period was publicized by the Ministry of Agriculture on December 7th, 2011.

The Program puts forward the guiding thoughts, basic principles, development objectives and major activities on the work of national farmers’ education and training in the coming five years.

The Program also clearly points out the key tasks and safeguarding measures for the work, which provides effective guidance for the work to serve rural and agricultural development better in the 12th Five-Year Plan Period.

In order to fully achieve the objectives, it is decided to prioritize farmers’ vocational expertise training, business kick-out training, further education, training facility building and trainers’ capacity building during the coming five years.