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Cellphones changing agriculture in Xinjiang
2018-09-03 source:Chinadaily
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A farmer from Woymok village in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region sells Hami melons on cellphones. [Photo/chinadaily.com.cn]
Farmers from Woymok village in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region are using e-commerce to expand their market for organic Chinese Hami melon.

About 50 families sell their melons online, and have been receiving help from an e-commerce service center set up by the local government.

Sweeter than ordinary Hami melon, their products are welcomed by consumers from home and abroad. The village has also become a travel destination, attracting 350,000 tourists per year.

An e-commerce service center set up by the local government. [Photo/chinadaily.com.cn]