An end to hunger

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COVID-19 has not stopped China’s determination to eradicate poverty in 2020. Ensuring food security has played a crucial part in the poverty alleviation progress. In the fourth episode of CGTN’s “Decoding the Future” series, CGTN anchor Zou Yue talks to the “Father of Hybrid Rice,” Yuan Longping, and explains how the technology can sustain a better China and world.

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