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China doesn’t want to keep them down on the farm

The government would like more workers in cities, but farmers have no incentive to give up title to their land

Reading Time: 3 minutes Reuters / Tan Yingyu is one of China’s 200 million migrant workers and like many he is stuck: he does not want to return to his village but also cannot become a legal resident in the city of Chengdu, where he has worked for nearly 20 years. His dilemma highlights a key issue for China’s […] Read more