A teenager cooks for a family in Mukeji village in Nujiang prefecture of Yunnan province. Twenty-one of the 29 townships in the prefecture are listed as impoverished. Photo: Xinhua A teenager cooks for a family in Mukeji village in Nujiang prefecture of Yunnan province. Twenty-one of the 29 townships in the prefecture are listed as impoverished. Photo: Xinhua
A teenager cooks for a family in Mukeji village in Nujiang prefecture of Yunnan province. Twenty-one of the 29 townships in the prefecture are listed as impoverished. Photo: Xinhua

China's plan to beat poverty by 2020 an 'extremely difficult mission'

To reach its goal, the mainland must lift a million people a month from impoverished lives

Topic |   Poverty in China
A teenager cooks for a family in Mukeji village in Nujiang prefecture of Yunnan province. Twenty-one of the 29 townships in the prefecture are listed as impoverished. Photo: Xinhua A teenager cooks for a family in Mukeji village in Nujiang prefecture of Yunnan province. Twenty-one of the 29 townships in the prefecture are listed as impoverished. Photo: Xinhua
A teenager cooks for a family in Mukeji village in Nujiang prefecture of Yunnan province. Twenty-one of the 29 townships in the prefecture are listed as impoverished. Photo: Xinhua
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