Most of the rural poor in the Philippines belong to landless households in southern Luzon, Mindanao, and Visayas. Lack of equitable access to means of production, including land, capital, irrigation, technology, information, employment opportunities, and markets, underpins this deep rural poverty. Various governments have responded to this age-old problem, which has caused continuing rural di
Qinghai province, across the Tibetan Plateau in the upper Yangtze and Yellow River valleys, is one of the poorest provinces in the People's Republic of China (PRC) because of its remote location, mountainous landscape, and extreme climate. Agriculture remains an important sector and improving water management to meet irrigation water needs is the primary agricultural development priority.
The Yancheng coastal wetlands of Jiangsu province in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) is considered the world’s largest intertidal wetland system. They are in the East Asian–Australasian Flyway, with 415 recorded bird species, of which 29 are in the International Union of Conservation Nature (IUCN) Red List of threatened species.
Chongqing, a municipality in the southwest portion of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), comprises 26 districts, 8 counties, and 4 autonomous counties. It covers a large area crossed by rivers and mountains, and has a large geological massif of mountains and hills, with large sloping areas at different heights.