Bihu Coop

440. The Good Earth

Though only a few hundred kilometers from Shanghai, farmers living in the small rural township of Bihu have long struggled to find a market for their produce. Bad roads and the small scale of individual production made trade impossible. 1999 witnessed farmers weeping as they had to throw rotting asparagus beans, mushrooms, aubergine and Chinese […]

. Bihu Coop

Bihu is among the first agricultural cooperatives established in China after 1978. This cooperative is a classic example of a shareholding cooperative in China. Thanks to a huge market place (the biggest one in the area) invested by the cooperative, more than 150 jobs in rural areas are provided, half of which are part-time employment […]