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Landesa Provides Trainings for Officials of China’s Ministry of Land and Resources on Farmland Preservation

OCTOBER 12 — A delegation of China’s Ministry of Land and Resources visited Landesa’s global headquarters in Seattle, WA and attended training sessions taught by Landesa’s staff, US officials, and UW professors covering a variety of topics ranging from farmland preservation and land registration to rural-urban integration.

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A Defining Moment for Equal Rights to Rural Land in China

SEPTEMBER 30, 2011 — As the ongoing violence in Lufeng, China makes clear, farmers’ land rights are critical to China’s continuing economic development and stability. China’s Central Government recognizes this and is working to improve the rural land registration system across China. Landesa is partnering with the government to ensure that this system documents the land rights of both men and women farmers.

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A new nationwide survey underway on Chinese farmers’ land rights

SEPTEMBER 30, 2011 — Landesa’s China program is teaming up again with China’s Renmin University and Michigan State University to conduct a new round of nationwide survey on farmers’ land rights, which is the sixth in the series. The survey covers 17 major agricultural provinces in China based on interviews with more than 2,000 farm families across rural China.

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