This Is The Chinese Way of Eradicating Poverty


China is committed to achieving a green economy.

Accelerating urbanization in Nagqu, Tibet is ensured by a strong government and efficient transportation system built on the region with an average altitude of over 4,500 meters (14,764 feet).

As the railway transports an increasing number of tourists to the region, Nagqu is striving in developing its rich tourism resources such as lakes, snow-capped mountains and hot springs.

Yulin, one of the largest bases for coal production and coal-fired power plants in China, is emerging as one of the country’s inland clean energy hubs.

Relying on abundant wind energy, solar energy, and coal resources in the region, Yulin is investing heavily in clean coal technology and renewable energy such as wind power and solar power.

Heilongjiang province, China’s top grain producer, provides the country with a buffer grain supply to help stabilize food prices, control living cost and ensure farmers’ income.

Ensure better prices for farmers while taming food inflation is of critical importance in eradicating poverty.

China’s major disease medical insurance now covers more than one billion people, which effectively prevents people from falling back into poverty due to illness.

In 2017, the World Bank has approved a $150-million loan to Jiangxi Province to improve its farm produce distribution system which will benefit over 200,000 farmers.

Economic Development And Environmental Protection

Unesco declared China’s Hoh Xil nature reserve a heritage site, which is China’s largest world natural heritage site, covering an area of 45,000 sq km.

Despite the harsh climate, Hoh Xil is home to more than 230 species of wild animals, 20 of which are under Chinese state protection.

Gulangyu island in east China’s Fujian Province, famous for its varied architecture and multicultural history, was included on the UNESCO World Heritage list in 2017.

Gulangyu has more than 2,000 intact historical buildings, making it one of the best-preserved international settlements in China.

Three generation of foresters from Saihanba have managed to increase the forest cover from 11.4 percent to 80 percent while the reclaimed landscape currently supplies some 137 million cubic meters of clean water to Beijing.

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