Report and vocabulary
The neon lights of Tokyo.
For decades, rapidly growing Asian economies have encouraged young workers to leave the fields and flock to the cities.
But now many young Japanese are bucking the trend, abandoning the office and heading back to the fields.
Economic stagnation means millions can't find a permanent job.
New recruits are being welcomed by Japanese farmers, whose average age is more than 65.
made happen with incentives
- flock to
go in large numbers to
- bucking the trend
behaving the opposite way to the norm
- heading back