Ye was one of the founders of Xiangyang Environment Protection Association. Their mission is the protection of Han River and the development of a green Xiangyang City. She is a full time volunteer, regarding the Association as home. Their work involves going to villages to investigate the pollution situations, liaising with relevant departments and […]
Shi was an engineer in environment protection for An Neng Electric Company in Xiangyang City. She now heads the Research Section of Xiangyang Environment Protection Association (alias Green River Han), as a full time environmental protection volunteer. Her mission is the protection of Han River.
Yin had harbored the vision and mission of returning to the countryside and as such had worked hard studying the three-dimensional agro issues. Her belief was that in rebuilding the ruinous countryside, the first priority was to enlighten the peasants and garner their talents, while the second was to raise funds and supplies for […]
Luo advocates “half agriculture half X”. With good planning it is realizable. When she first started on it she did not have a good plan. In 2012, she and her husband left their work in Beijing and went to a rural village in Chongqing to start living this model. Their experience was not successful. […]
Dai is Director of the Water Conservation Association in Suihua City of Heilongjiang Province. She had worked in the Water Bureau and knew about the problem of China’s water resource. In order to find out how much people knew about it and to spread the message of conservation she had spent ten years travelling […]
Li and her husband lived in a village where the village chief was appointed by the county and was a despot. In the 1997 election year, the village peasants joined force to oust him and elected someone else whom they could accept. However, the county would not recognize the election result and continue to […]
Li has been successful breaking out of the traditional agricultural approach and introducing the Korean Natural Agriculture model, using two years’ experimental research to develop it into a cyclical system between livestock breeding and cultivation. She then introduced the natural agriculture technique to more than three hundred households in various regions including the Northeastern […]
She is Assistant Professor in Chinese Agricultural University. She engages in the research of peasant organizations, peasant cooperatives, urban-rural relation in developing countries, rural governance and so on, and has driven the experimental effort in New Rural Construction in Eastern Henan region.
Liu came from a village in Shandong Province. Her father had died from a wrongful charge when she was small and after two years’ struggle her mother was able to have the case rectified. Liu was able to return to a normal life and went to school. Because of this experience she had a […]
Zhou was among the educated urban youths who were mobilized to go to the countryside during Cultural Revolution. During that time, she and her friends had voluntarily organized evening schools for the peasants. In 1977, after resumption of university education, she successfully entered Southwest Normal University and had remained in the university as political […]