With support from the World Bank and the Global Environment Facility, the Project improved village roads, drinking water and other basic infrastructure, and increased incomes for 951,100 rural poor in China’s Henan and Shaanxi provinces and Chongqing Municipality.
The World Bank-supported Shandong Ecological Afforestation Project (2010-2016) planted trees on 66,915 hectares of barren mountainous slopes and saline coastal areas, generated additional incomes for 26,556 farm households.
The World Bank-supported Ningbo New Countryside Development Project has provided wastewater services to 45,500 households in 144 rural villages, and improved water supply, wastewater services and road access for 76,500 residents in Chunhu Town.
A World Bank financed project in China provided skills training for some 522,628 young people, provided employment services for over 4.2 million job seekers, and enhanced the training capacities of 23 technical and vocational schools and training centers.
China targets rural and minority areas in the fight against poverty.
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