PHOTOS Sweet potato harvest helps alleviate village out of poverty

PHOTOS

Sweet potato harvest helps alleviate village out of poverty

By Yu Lidong | People's Daily app

11:13, July 25, 2019

Farmers dig out sweet potatoes in Xiliao Village, Qinzhou City, southwest China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on July 23. The sweet potatoes planted in more than 70,000 square meters are expected to bring an approximate profit of 150,000 yuan ($22,000) to this village. (Photos: Xinhua)

Farmers carry harvested sweet potatoes home in the rain, on July 23. Farmers in this poverty struck village are taking advantage of the richness of the selenium and other trace elements in its saline-alkali land, and have vigorously developed sweet potato cultivation.

Farmers box up the harvested sweet potatoes to sell and export in Xiliao Village, Qinzhou City, southwest China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on July 23. This industry will contribute to the alleviation of the villagers from poverty.

Farmers taste sweet potatoes in Xiliao Village, Qinzhou City, southwest China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, on July 23.

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