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Keeping the desert at bay

By Wang Huazhong in Nedong county, Tibet | China Daily | Updated: 2012-12-31 07:42

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Keeping the desert at bay

Genga Sonam, 59, a farmer at the north bank of the Yarlung Zangbo River in the Tibet autonomous region, stands on Sunday next to the land he is transforming. He has been hired by the local government to grow 20 hectares of brush and forest this year to fight the advancing desert. Wang Huazhong / China Daily

Keeping the desert at bay

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