Internet Plus Agriculture: A New Engine for Rural Economic Growth in the People's Republic of China

Publication | September 2018

This publication reviews the practices and policies of Internet Plus agriculture business models in the People’s Republic of China.

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This publication reviews the practices and policies of Internet Plus agriculture business models in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). It analyzes the agriculture value chain model, rural e-commerce platform, and Internet Plus agriculture service model. The Internet Plus rural economy is an emerging driver of comprehensive development in the PRC as a new production management and marketing tool for farmers and farmers’ cooperatives. Its potential is seen as a foundation for vitalizing the countryside and key to achieving agricultural modernization.

Contents 

  • Executive Summary
  • Overview of the Internet Plus Rural Economy
  • Government Support through Policies and Projects
  • Development Models of the Internet Plus Rural Economy
  • Opportunities and Constraints for Farmers and New Agriculture Operators with Internet
  • Main Policy and Institutional Issues
  • Recommendations for Policies, Mechanisms, and Investments
  • Implications of the Internet Plus Rural Economy for Other Developing Countries
  • Conclusion and Way Forward

Additional Details

Type
Subjects
  • Agriculture and natural resources
  • Access to rural finance, technology, and markets
  • Information and Communications Technology
Countries
  • China, People's Republic of
Pages
  • 68
Dimensions
  • 8.5 x 11
SKU
  • TCS189559-2
ISBN
  • 978-92-9261-322-8 (print)
  • 978-92-9261-323-5 (electronic)

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