Another Great Leap
Former farmer protects herself from construction dust in China
A landless farmer protects herself from dust that emit from construction sites erected over her former farmland.
China is pushing ahead with a dramatic, history-making plan to move 100 million rural residents into towns and cities over six years — but without a clear idea of how to pay for the gargantuan undertaking or whether the farmers involved want to move.
Moving farmers to urban areas is touted as a way of changing China’s economic structure, with...