China builds reservoirs, canals to help Kyrgyz farmers irrigate land


Many villagers in Kara-Oi in the Issyk-Kul region on the northern shore of Issyk-Kul Lake, Kyrgyzstan, make a living by working in the fields.

Local farmer Evgeny Yakovlev has been growing crops in the past 15 years. On his four hectares of land, he has planted about 1,000 cherry, apple and...