PROGRESS IN GEOGRAPHY ›› 2002, Vol. 21 ›› Issue (3): 259-267.doi: 10.11820/dlkxjz.2002.03.008

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Studies on Developmental Mode of Rural Industry in Three Gorges Reservoir Area

YANG Xiao guang, FAN Jie, ZHANG Wen zhong   

  1. Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research,CAS, Beijing 100101 China
  • Received:2002-02-01 Revised:2002-04-01 Online:2002-05-24 Published:2002-05-24

Abstract: At present, Chinese government must resolve the problem of Farmer, rural and agriculture, because the problem has impeded economic development. It is very important to resolve the problem to improve the living level of farmer and promote labor force transfer from agriculture to industry. The three gorges reservoir area locates on under developed western China. Based on the truth that population is numerous and the land is scarce, we put forward that it must develop rural industry reasonably and promote the rural industrialization of reservoir area in order to improve the relationships between human and environments and promote economic development. This paper analyzes the contribution of rural industry to local economy and social development, the ownership structure and industrial structure of rural industry, the character of its size structure and the present situation of difference of industrial development and space distribution. Based on foregoing analyses, the regionalizations of the rural industry in three gorges reservoir area is done. Four different rural industry models are delineated, and countermeasures for rural industrial development are put forward according to different regions. The studies on developmental mode have not only practical effect on the development of rural economy in three gorges reservoir area, but also instructional meaning for else under developed regions in western China.

Key words: developmental mode, rural industry, Three Gorges reservoir area

CLC Number: 

  • F427