The 2017 China Poverty Reduction International Forum was held yesterday (May 26) in Beijing. This event has attracted more than 100 participants from 7 countries, including officials, experts as well as representatives from international organizations, academia, business and NGOs.
A village chief in rural Henan brings both generosity and the implementation of well-planned projects
Alarming photos that emerged last May of 15 Chinese schoolchildren forced to scale an 800-meter rock face on unsecured rattan ladders on their journey to and from school, drew international attention to the local area’s poverty.
Guizhou province, which is home to more impoverished residents than any other province, is stepping up efforts to lift more people out of poverty, while ensuring no damage is done to the local environment.
Chinese President Xi Jinping said Wednesday that the country should form a poverty relief mechanism with long-lasting effects and contain formalism in poverty reduction.