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E-commerce for poverty alleviation in rural China: from grassroots development to public-private partnerships

E-commerce for poverty alleviation in rural China: from grassroots development to public-private partnerships

A young woman is selling products on-line. Photo: Xubei Luo/World Bank

China’s rapid development of e-commerce has begun to reshape production and consumption patterns as well as change people’s daily lives. In 2016, the World Bank and the Alibaba …

by · Tuesday, 19 March 2019 · China, Oman

Information consumption vital to China’s economy | # AsiaNewsNetwork

E-commerce poverty alleviation. In the wake of information consumption’s development in China, e-commerce brings about a new idea for poverty …

by · Monday, 18 March 2019 · China, Thailand
中国农村电商扶贫:从基层发展到政府和社会资本合作

中国农村电商扶贫:从基层发展到政府和社会资本合作

一位女店主正在网上销售产品。 摄影:骆许蓓/世界银行

中国电子商务行业快速发展已开始重塑中国生产和消费格局并改变人们的日常生活。2016年,世界银行和阿里巴巴集团启动了一项联合课题研究,旨在考察中国如何利用数字技术推动农村电子商务发展,进而助推经济增长并扩大就业机会。研究力求总结实践经验,找出有利的政策措施,用以增强农村电商对减少贫困和不均等现象的作用。初步研究表明,农村电子商务已从基层发展演变为政府和社会资本合作开展扶贫的一种潜在工具。
中国电子商务增长迅速。2004年至2017年,电商交…

by · Monday, 18 March 2019 · China

Movie stars shine light on China’s poverty relief | #AsiaNewsNetwork

From September to December, he organized 29 groups led by movie stars to visit 16 counties in poverty-stricken areas to expand his project.

by · Wednesday, 13 March 2019 · China, Thailand

E-commerce and education bolster China’s rural livelihoods | #AsiaNewsNetwork

(China Daily/ANN) — Poverty reduction measures were highlighted by deputies to the National People’s Congress from Gansu province when …

by · Thursday, 7 March 2019 · China, Thailand
Malaysia doing business 2019: Tougher at the top

Malaysia doing business 2019: Tougher at the top

Malaysia is now a top global performer in the Doing Business rankings. But the question that now remains is how the country can sustain its encouraging overall reform momentum. (Photo: bigstock/ gyn9038)
Competition amongst the world’s economies to pr…

by · Thursday, 21 February 2019 · China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Taiwan

China aims to lift at least10 million out of poverty

CHINA will continue to work vigorously to improve livelihoods and lift no less than 10 million people out of poverty this year in order to lay a solid …

by · Wednesday, 13 February 2019 · China

Chinese New Year: Leadership and the people

In 2019, the goal is to raise 10 million rural residents above the poverty line. However, China has already set a world record in eradicating poverty, …

by · Tuesday, 12 February 2019 · China, Philippines
Turning ‘disability’ into ‘ability’: opportunities to promote disability inclusive development in Indonesia

Turning ‘disability’ into ‘ability’: opportunities to promote disability inclusive development in Indonesia

Before joining the World Bank, I worked as an urban designer and often provided advice on how the design of proposed developments could be more accessible for people with disabilities. Sadly, many developers tend to consider disability inclusion as a…

by · Friday, 21 December 2018 · Australia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Nepal

‘Stronger, faster’ Pacquiao turns 40 with lavish birthday bash

China’s reforms pulled hundreds of millions of people out of poverty and … The poverty rate among the rural population dropped to 3.1 percent last …

by · Tuesday, 18 December 2018 · China, Philippines