Category Archives : Million.China


Wang Xiaoping (China)

  In 2015, after ten years’ continuous effort, Wang and her team had succeeded in developing educational material on rural culture and bringing it into school curriculums in various rural minority regions, to help preserve rural culture heritage in those areas. Their vision is to build up among the pupils an understanding of, hence the […]


Lin Deqing (China)

  Professor Lin retired in 2000 and since then has made use of her knowledge and experience to serve the rural regions working among peasant grassroots. Her work has included field researches in dozens of rural counties as well as on-site training and consultation on agricultural techniques. Through her dedicated effort, she has helped driven […]


Zhou Guixiang(China)

Zhou is a successful grower of mushrooms in Luozhen town in Jiangxi Province. In over 20 years she and her husband have dedicated all their efforts in cultivating different species of mushrooms. Her produce is well received by the market because of the good quality and is even accepted for distribution in supermarkets. The unique […]


Wang Shurong(China)

Wang was from Xianghe County of Hebei Province. Throughout her life she has been fearless in fighting for her rights, first against abuses from her mother-in-law, then the right as a citizen to be nominated for election to the People’s Congress. She felt that the end result was not important but fighting for the right […]


Shi Yan (China)

Shi Yan was a Doctorate student in Renmin University and in 2008 had spent half a year on a farm in Minnesota practicing farming work and experiencing the American farming model. Upon returning to China she brought the model to Beijing’s “Little Donkey Farm”, advocating “Community Supported Agriculture” (CSA). That was the first in China. […]


Hu Rongjuan(China)

Hu came from a Beijing military family and had never lived in rural areas. Yet she had loved nature and agriculture from childhood and had taken up Plant Protection in university, a rare choice as compared to architecture, medicine and so on. She had experienced the difficult conditions in rural regions during the practice sessions […]