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CHN | Jul 26, 2022

WATCH: China’s quest to secure its ‘rice bowl’

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A sprinkler irrigates a corn field to mitigate the impact of drought brought by high temperatures, in Xiliangshi village of Boai county in Jiaozuo, Henan province, China June 20, 2022. Picture taken June 20, 2022. (Photo: China Daily via REUTERS)

Decades ago, a full bowl of rice was a dream for Chinese people.

But today, it’s a reality for all. Ensuring that 1.4 billion people have food on their table is a priority for China and a cornerstone of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s career.

He has spent years working in underprivileged rural regions and witnessed the struggle to put food on the table.

Watch this feature courtesy of China Global Television Network (CGTN):


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