For a long time, poverty reduction has been the focus of academic circles—scholars at home and abroad explain and explore the development law and spatial evolution of poverty from economics, ethnology, geography and other disciplines, and study poverty reduction practice, experience, population, and economic development. However, there are few research results from the perspective of defining the cross-border ethnic groups in Yunnan, Guangxi and Southeast Asia and consolidating poverty alleviation results. Yunnan-Guangxi border areas overcome various unfavorable conditions including natural environment, develop steadily, and get rid of poverty by the end of 2020. Although great progress has been made in the areas of politics, economy, society and people’s livelihood in the border areas of Yunnan and Guangxi, there are still complex domestic and international factors affecting the consolidation of poverty alleviation achievements in this area. In the future, it is necessary to strengthen the dynamic monitoring and mechanism construction of poverty alleviation, enhance the economic “hematopoietic function” of border areas, strengthen domestic and foreign cooperation and create a good border environment, so as to consolidate the hard-won poverty alleviation achievements and realize rural revitalization.
2. Research Trends and Background
3. The Development Status of Yunnan-Guangxi Border Areas
4. The Main Factors Affecting the Consolidation of Poverty Alleviation Achievements in the Border Areas of Yunnan and Guangxi Provinces
5. Thoughts on Consolidating the Achievements of Poverty Alleviation in Yunnan-Guangxi Border Areas