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Technical Task Force: Creating New Income Opportunities

Making a living in one's hometown was practically impossible for much of rural China, prompting the massive migration of villagers and farmers to cities in search of employment. Now, thanks to United Nations Development Programme and its Chinese government partners,some villagers are discovering ecomore

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Weaving Tradition and Innovation into Poverty Reduction

Eighty year old Dao Yuanxian learned to embroider when she was just seven years old. She has practised this art throughout her life and recalls that her wedding dress was her finest work. Yet, in Dao's village of Ping Zhai, a Huayao Dai minority community in China's southwest Yunnan Province, her trmore