Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
Ruth A. Shapiro
Opinion

Opinion

Ruth A. Shapiro and Angel Lin

How China achieved its poverty alleviation goal by seasoning its ‘stone soup’ strategy

  • The country launched an explicit and focused campaign, which tracked poverty at the household level, with incentives and resources for local governments
  • The ‘stone soup’ approach involved mobilising non-government sources to bring their skills and resources to the table

Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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