On July 19, 2022, the Seminar on Rural Development for Developing Countries, sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China and organized by the International Poverty Reduction Center in China (IPRCC), was held in Beijing. Dr. Zhang Huidong, Deputy Director General of IPRCC, attended the opening ceremony and delivered a speech. Ms. Teresa Sibonile Vilakazi, the expert of the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development of South Africa, and Mr. Hitler Ogenche, Probation and Aftercare Service in Kenya, made speeches on behalf of all the participants.
The seminar will last 21 days. 23 participants from South Africa, Zambia, Kenya , Sierra Leone, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Laos and Azerbaijan participated in the opening ceremony.