Changputang is a village hidden deep in Wuling Mountains in Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Hunan Province. Today, the village features flat, neat roads, new residences and lush orchards that scatter on hillsides and amidst fields.
Since late 2012, China has built or upgraded 1.1 million km of rural roads, provided a reliable supply of power to rural areas, and expanded fiber-optic internet access and 4G signal coverage to more than 98 percent of its poor villages.
Living in an extremely harsh environment at high altitude is one of the primary causes of poverty in the Tibet autonomous region. To solve it, the region has relocated people to more favorable places over the years.