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People lifted out of poverty in Hongxing Village, NW China

CHINA-SHAANXI-VILLAGE-DEVELOPMENT(CN)

Villagers work in a handiwork company in Hongxing Village of Hanzhong, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Jan. 12, 2018. In a fight against poverty, Hongxing Village established a collective economic cooperative in May 2017, gathering all of the 651 villagers and their lands in exchange for shares. The cooperative has been a sucess, attracting investment and introducing projects of developing agriculture products. In less than a year, the villagers have been lifted out of poverty, as they earned a total of over 2.4 million yuan (0.37 million U.S. dollars) in 2017. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

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