A GOOD HARVEST ON THE ROOF OF THE WORLD
four years ago when a successful barley wine company moved into town.
“Ever since parts of my fields were rented by Tianyoude, the barley wine company, my annual income generated from those fields has doubled,” said Kalzang Wangyal.
Traditionally, most Tibetans used domesticated yaks or cattle-yak to plow their fields, but recent advances have helped boost production and further improved the farmers’ lot.
“Seven years ago we adopted modern machinery instead of yaks, and thanks to this technology, our work is not so hard and the production yield has increased,” said Kalzang Dorje, another male villager.