Survival Predicament and Recommendations for Second Generation Farmers in Northwest China

The second generation farmers in northwest of China have difficulties in employment after receiving general higher education, and vocational and technical education is not perfect on the whole. Besides, it is easy for them to become to marginal people in cities. However, returning home and business startup also face many obstacles. Selling land for money brings great hidden trouble for survival. It is recommended that the government should carry out reform from the aspects of quality of work, investment assistance, popularization of law education, rural policy, and people’s livelihood. Through increasing the investment, policy support, and education leading measures, the government will make great efforts to improve the quality of life, to help ordinary second generation farmers get out of the survival predicament.

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Asian Agricultural Research, Volume 08, Issue 12
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