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Writer-turned-lawmaker's pursuit for better rural China

Growing up amid the rugged beauty of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region in northwest China, Ma Huijuan had little inkling that one day her spontaneous musings on rural life would evolve into compelling stories that could captivate readers' hearts and minds, and even become published books.

Water supply, sanitation coverage in rural Cambodia hit 85 pct: PM

About 85 percent of the rural population in Cambodia now have access to clean water supply and sanitation, Prime Minister Hun Manet said here on Wednesday. As of 2023, the kingdom has constructed 637,237 wells, 10,546 community ponds, 58,559 rainwater tanks, 140 community water treatment plants, and 407 water distribution systems, as well as distributed 270,000 large water jars to rural households. For rural sanitation, the Southeast Asian country has built 2.58 million toilets for households and constructed 10,322 public sanitary facilities. "These achievements have greatly contributed to ...
The rural vitalization strategy is the leading agenda for government work on agriculture, rural areas, and rural residents. The top task for implementing the rural vitalization strategy is to ensure supply of important farm produce, grain in particular. Implementation of the rural vitalization strategy and seeking progress in work related with agriculture, rural areas and farmers should be taken into consideration and promoted in the overall economic and social development.

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Chongqing adopts four-fold strategy to prevent return of poverty in rural areas

In the vast and diverse landscapes of rural areas of Chongqing in southwest China, a remarkable transformation is unfolding.

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Town-based factory district – reduces poverty, enhances skills, and leads to better infrastructure in county with scarce arable land

Wuzhishan Green Agriculture Park – Modernization of agricultural pursuits results in more employment opportunities, poverty reduction, and environmental improvement

A model was developed and implemented in Jiange county, Guangyuan city, Sichuan province based on “green agriculture + poverty reduction” in order to harness local environmental resources, engage in sustainable development, and create profit via crop and livestock farming, related products and tourism.

Creativity and innovation in response to COVID-19

UN is calling to embrace the idea that innovation is essential for harnessing the economic potential of nations.

From Ebola to COVID-19: West Africa must learn from the past and protect vulnerable people

With the rapid spread of the new coronavirus in recent weeks, the issue of preparedness in African countries has been in the headlines of the international press.

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