China and Kazakhstan:Thirst for Water

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In Minqin's town square.  Despite difficulties experienced in the region's farming communities the town continues to expand.  The government is worried that the deserts which surround this town will overtake it. In response the government has implemented new policies that discourages an expansion of farming and favors maintaining the water resource for the city.