The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the State Council jointly released the No. 1 Document on 13 February 2023. An annual blueprint for agricultural policy, this year’s key themes focused on building an “agriculture superpower”, food security, rural revitalization, preventing a large-scale return to poverty, building affordable housing, and creating more employment opportunities in rural areas.
This policy brief goes through the key issues of agriculture, food, and rural development in the document and discusses the implications for the various sub-sectors and stakeholders.
Author: Aihemaitijiang (Ahmatjan) Rouzi (DCZ)