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Shanxi village tackles poverty with flower industry

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Updated: 2018-05-15

Shanxi village tackles poverty with flower industry

Carnations pictured in Xihan village, Huguan county, Shanxi province, on May 12. Once a poverty-stricken village in the Taihang Mountains, Xihan village has been planting carnations to improve the local economy. In February 2017, a flower planting cooperative was established in the village to help locals increase their incomes by planting carnations. All villagers received a bonus of 251,000 yuan ($39,558.53) from the cooperative in 2017. [Photo/Xinhua]

 

Shanxi village tackles poverty with flower industry

Residents of Xihan village in Huguan county arrange carnations, May 12. So far, 44 greenhouses covering 6.67 hectares have been built in the village with more than 600,000 varieties of carnations planted. The village generated collective benefits of 35,000 yuan from carnations in 2017, marking a breakthrough for the local economy. [Photo/Xinhua]

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