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Cherry tomatoes help lift people out of poverty

2018-11-22 16:52:00China Tibet Online

How can tiny cherry tomatoes help alleviate poverty?

The story of 40-year-old Basum Lhamon can give an answer.

Basum Lhamon is a staff member at the modern ecological agriculture park in Luhuo County, Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. She works there for eight hours a day and earns 3,000 yuan (433 US dollars)a month.

Thanks to the county’s efforts to establish industrial parks, cultivate advantageous industries across villages and develop featured brands, there are many people like Basum Lhamon working in the park, increasing their income.

Nowadays, the grow of cherry tomatoes in Luhuo County has made success and the products are sold far away to other regions in the country.

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