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China’s success in poverty alleviation an inspiration for Africa, says Kenyan expert

The phenomenal success China has achieved in its anti-poverty war since the commencement of economic reforms and opening up four decades ago, has become...
Villagers in Shizhong village, Pinggui district of Hezhou, south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region work in a poverty alleviation base that produces wood ears, March 10, 2020. Photo by Wang Yu, People’s Daily Online

China’s poverty alleviation mission is a historic achievement

How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected China’s long-standing goal of eradicating all extreme poverty by the end of 2020?   It was no surprise that the...
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Covid-19: Tourism Federation happy with government’s stimulus package

The Ghana Tourism Federation (GHATOF), the umbrella body for the hospitality, leisure and tourism industry, has embraced the government’s GH¢1 billion stimulus package to...

China’s investment in education spurs development, poverty alleviation – Misheck Mwanza

China has managed to enhance its development and lift millions of people from poverty because of massive investment in education and its people, an...
Villagers plant white tea seedlings in Pu’an county, Qianxinan Buyi and Miao Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China’s Guizhou province after receiving the seedlings donated by Huangdu village, Anji county, east China’s Zhejiang province on Oct. 22, 2018. Photo by Liu Chaofu, People’s Daily Online

Chinese villages team up for poverty alleviation through tea planting

By Wan Xiubin Over 20 tea pickers waving their hands around lines of dozen-inch-high tea plants and taking the fresh tea leaves into their pack...
After vigorous development, navel orange planting has become a major source of income for relocated population from the Three Gorges Dam in Zigui county, Yichang of Hubei province. Zheng Kun/People’s Daily Online

Hubei injects financial support to poverty alleviation

By Ma Yuan Central China’s Hubei province has helped impoverished rural households develop pillar industries and increase income by offering financial support such as micro...
The picture taken on July 25, 2019 shows the open ceremony of a horse racing festival in Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai province. Cultural tourism industry is largely promoted by Yushu to improve the income of local people. (Photo by Feng Jiangjiang, People’s Daily Online)

Tibetan-inhabited areas in China’s Qinghai cracks hard nut of poverty alleviation

By Liu Chengyou, Jiang Feng Qinghai province in northwest China has lifted a growing number of poor populations out of poverty in its Tibet-inhabited areas...
A TV host from the TV station of Xingan county, Ji’an, Jiangxi province livestreams an interview with Huang Shaoming, a potato planter in Luojiaxiang village, Jiebu township, to help him sell potatoes online, March 18. Photo by Li Fusun, People’s Daily Online

Government officials in Jiangxi help poverty alleviation through livestreaming e-commerce

By Zhu Lei Chen Weifeng, deputy chief of Tonggu county, Yichun City of Jiangxi in eastern China’s province of Jiangxi, recently turned into a livestream...
A woman works at a silk reeling workshop of Guangxi Jingxi Xinsheng Cocoon Silk Technology Co., Ltd. in Jingxi county, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, March 3, 2020. Zhao Jingwu/People’s Daily Online

Guangxi strives to push forward poverty alleviation amid epidemic prevention and control

Pang Geping, Li Zong Industries in south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region have resumed production and projects have been restarted amid prevention and control of...
Zhang Zijun checks the automated feeding system developed by the research group. Photo from Anhui Agricultural University

University professor dedicates to tech-led poverty alleviation in rural China

By Zhao Yongxin, Cao Lei “Go find Zhang Zijun for help if you raise sheep!” - that’s a signature phrase of the farmers in Dingyuan...
Around 40 village cadres, members of the poverty alleviation working team, as well as young volunteers pick, wash and load the vegetables at the vegetable planting base of Xuyuan village on Feb. 5. Photo by Shi Chunlai, People’s Daily Online

Authorities are making efforts to meet poverty alleviation goals despite huge pressure from the...

By Zhao Yusha The COVID-19 outbreak, which has put parts of China under lockdown and brought productivity in rural areas to standstill, prompted speculation on...

SME sector key to Namibia’s employment creation, poverty alleviation

Namibia's central bank governor, Iipumbu Shiimi, on Friday said the country's Small-and-Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME) sector is important for economic development as it has the...
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ECA urges Ghana to embrace AfCFTA in national poverty alleviation

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Tuesday urged Ghana to embrace the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in its national poverty...
A long table banquet is held for tourists visiting a village of the Dong ethnic minority in Liping County, southwest China’s Guizhou province on March 9, 2018. Taking the advantage of the 93 traditional villages and ethnic cultural resources, the county strengthens rural tourism and makes it a new path for poverty reduction. (Photo by CFP)

China Anticipates Success In Targeted Poverty Alleviation

“We will not only win the ‘battle’ of targeted poverty alleviation, but also win it with flying colors.” A Chinese official pledged at a...
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Chinese Movie ‘Hold Your Hands’ Gets High Commendations

A new Chinese movie that tells the story of villagers striving to get themselves out of poverty has been praised for epitomizing China’s nationwide...
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Xi pushes poverty alleviation

President Xi Jinping Tuesday pushed for increased efforts on poverty alleviation. He stressed the importance of precision in the battle against poverty,...

50 Cassava processors capacity built

The cassava processors were taken through improved ways of processing cassava and its products, good hygienic and safe environmental handling techniques to boost their...
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Nigeria’s economic policy focuses on ordinary citizens

He said this on Tuesday in Ibadan at the University of Ibadan's 67th Foundation Day and Award of Doctorate (PhD) degrees. ...

Winners of 2015 AFRICA PEACE PRIZE released

The Africa Peace Prize, instituted 3years ago and to be held once every 3years is a non-monetary peace award that honors distinguished individuals and...
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Uwajumogu Is A True Representative Of His People

In a seeming reward for excellence, hard work, benevolence and credibility to the people of Okigwe senatorial zone, the leaders and the people of...
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Programme To Improve Environmental Management Launched

Ghana on Thursday launched a Natural Resources and Environmental Governance Technical Assistance Programme (NREGTA) that seeks to direct implementing Ministries and Agencies on how...

Australia Releases GH?520,000 Fund For 14 Poverty Alleviation Projects

The Australian government has made available 260,000 Australian dollars (GH?520,000) being allocation for 14 poverty alleviation projects in Ghana and West Africa. This was announced...