Video: Farm­ers beat poverty to har­vest a bet­ter fu­ture

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - PAGE TWO - Good Luck China

Vil­lagers have been farm­ing the bar­ren soil of a moun­tain­ous area of the Ningxia Hui au­ton­o­mous re­gion for gen­er­a­tions. Yields were of­ten, it seemed, “de­cided by fate” and seemed to mock their years’ hard work. In the lat­est episode of the se­ries of short videos, China Daily’s Greg Foun­tain vis­ited a vine­yard in Min­ning town in Ningxia to see how the lo­cals beat the scourge of poverty. Ac­cord­ing to the Min­ning town­ship govern­ment, per capita an­nual in­come rose from 500 yuan ($75) in 1997 to 10,732 yuan in 2016, eas­ily beat­ing the av­er­age ru­ral res­i­den­tial in­come. role in the global cus­tom in­spec­tion sec­tor. She wit­nessed the na­tion­wide cam­paign of cus­toms in­te­gra­tion, which was pi­loted in Guangzhou and helped fa­cil­i­tate en­ter­prises in sim­pli­fy­ing cus­toms clear­ance from 2015.

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