Looking at the magnitude of young people fleeing rural China to hunt jobs in the city, people have asked questions about the nation’s food security. Rural China is facing contiuesly decreasing and aging population.
The average age in rural China is now 42 years, while the average age of a migrant worker is only 29. Many eldery farmers is struggling to keep the production running. At the same time farm land is still being expropiated at a rapid pace.