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China puts potatoes at centre of war on rural poverty

China is discovering that poverty alleviation can mean too much of a good thing. Universities that were instructed to buy potato crops from designated poor areas as part of Chinese president Xi Jinping’s drive to eliminate poverty by 2020 are struggling to deal with a flood of produce, in a sign of how even the best-intentioned state planning can lead[Read More...]

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