New Thinking on Rural and Farmers in the Process of Urban-rural Integration
School of Vocational and Further Education, Yunan Agricultural University, 650201 Kunming, China
The integration of urban and rural areas is the booster of rural areas and farmers overall development and also is the inevitable choice for the economic and social development. The core of urban and rural areas integration is: firstly, it has the corresponding city function; secondly, there are rural resources; and finally, it could narrow the market differentiation and environmental differences. With the continuous development of society, the countryside and peasant problem is particularly prominent in the urban and rural economic structures. However, the ultimate goal that promotes urban-rural integration and coordinated development is to benefit the rural areas and farmers in return. In the process of urban-rural integration, the countryside and the farmers have the transition and development opportunities to accelerate the development to the urban and rural integration. Likewise, urban and rural integration process conversely promotes rural community development and improvement of farmers. Through analyzing the background and connotation about urban and rural areas integration, this paper analyzes the characteristics of rural and peasant, points out the overall thinking and goal of the development, concentrate on the core role of rural areas and farmers in the process of urban-rural integration, and explain how the countryside and peasants promote each other in the process of urban-rural integration.
Key words: the process of urban and rural integration / rural areas / farmers / reflection
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