TAOBAO: ECOMMERCE PLATFORM HELPS MOUNTAIN FARMERS IN CHINA’S HENAN PROVINCE

COUNTRY: China

 

Running time: 5:51

 

To help poor farmers join the modern economy, entrepreneurs are introducing e-commerce to rural China, giving farmers access to wider markets and higher prices for their produce. To witness their progress, Alizila News visited the Taihang Mountains in China’s Henan Province, spending time with Du Qianli, a farmer’s son who, through the Taobao platform (Alibaba Group), founded an online shop that sells natural plants and herbs gathered from the mountain villagers. In this news video, the successful e-commerce entrepreneur explains how his Taobao organic foods online store started and is now helping poor farmers in Taihang Mountains expand their customer base throughout China and beyond and earn extra income.

 

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