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6,000 herdsmen say goodbye to nomadism in Deqen

November 30, 2010

28 November 2010
China Tibet Online

Shangri-la County of Deqen Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province has helped more than 1,300 families nomadic herders left nomadic life and moved into comfortable, spacious houses.

>From 2009 to 2010, Shangri-la County had constructed 2,135 sets of dwelling houses with covering 239,670 sq meters, and 186,617 sq meters livestock stalls.

This year, a total of 111,780,900 yuan will be invested on construction projects to help 6,000 nomadic herders of 1,300 families move into new houses.
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