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Project name Rural Infrastructure and Vocational Training of the A.R. Tibet/PR China
Country/region Tibet, People’s Republic of China
Duration 2001-2006
Short Description

The GIZ programme Rural Infrastructure and Vocational Training in Tibet in the People’s Republic of China (known as LIB I, conducted from 2001 to 2006) was aimed at improving the living conditions of the rural population by ensuring a sustainable electricity supply by rehabilitating existing small hydropower stations in five districts of Tibet. Secondly, the use of electricity for productive purposes was promoted to increase income, employment and business opportunities.

The programme included activities and measures to increase agricultural productivity, and supported efforts to create micro and small businesses. One approach was to distribute selected electrical machines (such as grain mills) on lease to assess the responsiveness of the rural target population to this kind of equipment, and to raise awareness of productivity gains through electricity use in agricultural processing.

Implemented by

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in cooperation with the Education Department and Water Conservancy Department of the A.R. Tibet

Funded by

Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany (BMZ)

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