Agriculture Law of the People's Republic of China China 2003

Name of policy Agriculture Law of the People's Republic of China
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country China
Region Asia


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Economic development
Type of policy instrument
  • Policy support
    • Strategic planning
    Sector name
    • Agriculture and forestry
      Policy description "This Law is enacted with a view to consolidating and strengthening the position of agriculture as the foundation of the national economy, deepening the reform in rural areas, developing the productive forces of agriculture, pushing forward the modernization of agriculture, safeguarding the legitimate rights and interests of farmers and agricultural production and operation organizations, increasing the income of farmers, enhancing their scientific and cultural qualification, promoting the sustained, steady and sound growth of agriculture and the rural economy, and attaining the objectives of building a well-off society in an all-round way."
      Policy type
      • Changing activity
      • Non-energy2
      Policy stringency
      Implementation state Implemented
      Date of decision 2003
      Start date of implementation
      End date of implementation
      High impact
      Impact indicator


      Source or references http://www.ccchina.gov.cn/WebSite/CCChina/UpFile/File419.pdf, http://english.gov.cn/laws/2005-10/09/content_75375.htm
      Supports policies
      Is supported by policies
      Comments (background and assessment)
      Status Final

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