China marked its fourth farmers' harvest festival on Thursday as it is poised to secure another bumper grain harvest this year.
With less than 9 percent of the world's total arable land, China needs to feed nearly one-fifth of the world's population.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, has on many occasions stressed the significance of securing people's rice bowl and promoting rural vitalization.
The following are some highlights of his quotes：
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