A Study of the Factors that Affect Farmers' Willingness to Transfer Land in the Central Regions Based on a Survey of 180 Farmers in Suizhou City

Based on the questionnaire survey of land transfer in Suixian County and Zengdu District of Hubei Province, this paper analyzes the factors that affect farmers' willingness to transfer land from regional characteristics, individual characteristics of farmers, and household characteristics of farmers. The survey results show that farmers' willingness to transfer land is affected by many factors. And the level of regional economic development, farmer's age, educational level, family population and income are the important factors influencing farmers' land transfer. The key factor influencing the willingness to transfer out land is farmers' high reliance on land security function, and the main reasons for farmers' land transfer-in lie in low agricultural comparative benefits and immature land transfer market.


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Issue Date:
2016-11
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/253347
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/253347
Published in:
Asian Agricultural Research, Volume 08, Issue 11
Page range:
98-104
Total Pages:
4




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