Professor Li Xiaoyun of CAU Delivered a Lecture on Rural Revitalization for IPRCC

On April 1, 2021, the International Poverty Reduction Center in China (IPRCC) invited Professor Li Xiaoyun, Chair Professor of China Agricultural University (CAU) and Honorary Dean of College of International Development and Global Agriculture (CIDGA), to give a lecture on “Promoting Rural Revitalization through Modernization.” All staff of IPRCC attended the lecture.

Professor Li Xiaoyun made a presentation on topics including the connotation of rural changes under the modernization paradigm, the challenges faced by new urbanization and rural revitalization, and the new countryside and rural revitalization. In particular, Professor Li made a comparative analysis on the experiences and lessons of rural development in developed countries such as the United Kingdom and Japan. Afterward, Professor Li interacted with IPRCC staff on issues about rural development policies, the integrated urban-rural development, and some specific cases of rural development models.