Bellwether Effect | Keywords in Chinese Poverty Alleviation Studies

In poverty alleviation, people who have certain professional skills, entrepreneurial willingness and ability, market development ability and the capability to play a leading role in the region will be taken as the bellwether. They will be encouraged and supported to play an exemplary role and lead the poor households in certain regions or within a certain range to increase their income through employment or industrial development.

Starting from villages: Xi’s anti-poverty footprints

A remote, mountainous town in Fujian, China, has witnessed tremendous changes due to decades of poverty alleviation efforts. This accomplishment, local residents say, is made possible by Xi Jinping, who personally directed poverty relief work there.

GLOBALink | The last mile

At the end of 2020, China met its target of eradicating poverty as planned. Behind the feat are inspirational stories that have injected confidence into the global poverty reduction cause.

GLOBALink | Waste sorting boosts China’s rural vitalization

HOHHOT, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) — After scoring a victory in poverty alleviation last year, China shifts its focus to rural vitalization. Our correspondent shows you how waste sorting helps rural areas become cleaner, tidier, and more pleasant to live in.

GLOBALink | Xi leads fight against poverty

Lifting nearly 100 million people out of poverty in 8 years — A promise made, and kept, by Chinese President Xi Jinping, who dared to attempt the impossible. This 13-minute documentary explores the great daring and hardships of this victory. Produced by Xinhua Global Service

GLOBALink | Beyond the mountains: a poverty alleviation story

Over the past 40 years, China has lifted 770 million rural residents out of poverty, contributing to more than 70% of global poverty reduction. Here’s an animation showing part of China’s poverty alleviation efforts. Produced by Xinhua Global Service