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Guizhou to relocate 1.5 million poor

Updated: 2012-02-14 07:57
By Wang Huazhong and Yang Jun ( China Daily)

Guizhou to relocate 1.5 million poor

Farmers at Jiangman village of Qinglong county, Guizhou province, weigh a sheep before selling it. A growing number of farmers in the area are shaking off poverty through raising sheep. Zhang Daquan / for China Daily

Guizhou to relocate 1.5 million poor

GUIYANG / BEIJING - The government of Southwest China's Guizhou province is planning to spend 18 billion yuan ($2.85 billion) to relocate 1.5 million people living in mountainous regions in a bid to end chronic poverty there.

Guizhou to relocate 1.5 million poor

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