Approaches to Eradicate Absolute Poverty in Guangdong Province, the People’s Republic of China

Publication | December 2021

This paper focuses on measures adopted by Guangdong Province in the People's Republic of China to eradicate absolute poverty by the end of 2020.

Guangdong is the largest province by gross domestic product in the People's Republic of China. It faces remaining challenge on how the gains from absolute poverty eradication and rural revitalization will address relative poverty. The paper proposes the direction for the next steps.


  • Basic Economic and Social Indicators of Guangdong Province
  • Overview of Poverty Reduction in Guangdong Province
  • Important Measures by Finance Departments in Guangdong Province to Lift the Poor People out of Poverty
  • Guangdong’s Experiences in the “Blood-Forming Type” of Poverty Alleviation
  • Challenges and Pathways to Poverty Reduction
  • Appendixes

Additional Details

  • Agriculture and natural resources
  • Industry and trade
  • Poverty
  • Social development and protection
  • Social protection - labor and employment
  • China, People's Republic of
  • 36
  • 8.5 x 11
  • WPS210503-2

Subscribe to our monthly digest of latest ADB publications.

Follow ADB Publications on social media.