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Enhancing China’s South-South Policy Dialogue on Poverty Reduction

South-South cooperation is making a growing contribution to global efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. China’s rapid growth and development has caught the attention of many developing countries across the world, who are increasingly keen to learn from its experiences, especially in more


Weaving Tradition and Innovation into Poverty Reduction

Eighty year old Dao Yuanxian learned to embroider when she was just seven years old. She has practised this art throughout her life and recalls that her wedding dress was her finest work. Yet, in Dao's village of Ping Zhai, a Huayao Dai minority community in China's southwest Yunnan Province, her trmore


From Fruit to Biodiesel

Hainanese farmer, Song Heyi, is excited, and for good reason. Drawing on his entrepreneurial skills and with the combined assistance of UNDP and the Ministry of Science and Technology, he is transforming non-arable wasteland into a sustainable business and an environmental asset. At the heart of Sonmore