Commissioned by Ministry of Commerce, P. R. China, International Poverty Reduction Center in China will organize “Seminar on Poverty Reduction through Rural Transportation and Water Resources for Developing Countries in 2017” (2017.05.10—2017.05.24). Working language of the seminar is English. The seminar will introduce contents themed on “Poverty Reduction through Rural Transportation and Water Resources” for developing countries. To provide experience for developing countries’ water conservancy and rural transportation infrastructure construction, the seminar will invite relevant officials from the departments of poverty reduction, planning, finance, economy, agriculture, transportation and water conservancy of developing countries to participate in the discussion on various countries’ rural infrastructure strategy, mode, effectiveness and experience, analyze relevant problems and challenges, and explore ways for developing countries to enhance the development capacity of poor areas through the construction of rural transportation and water conservancy projects. The seminar comprises four parts: thematic lectures, country-specific presentations, case studies, and field trips. During the lecture session, experts from the Chinese government departments and scientific research institutes will be invited to introduce China’s rural traffic and water conservancy construction planning, policy, mode and experience. In the session of country-specific speeches, participants will introduce the current situation of the rural traffic and water conservancy construction in their respective countries and exchange policy information and practice experience. In case study sessions, the government officials in charge of China’s rural traffic and water conservancy-based poverty alleviation projects will be invited to introduce specific cases of how China improved the livelihood of poor areas through rural traffic and water conservancy construction. Field trips will be conducted in Hubei province, with the projects to be inspected covering various areas including rural road and traffic construction, rural water conservancy facility projects, rural water-saving irrigation projects and rural small water conservancy management, etc. The seminar will accordingly promote experience and knowledge sharing between China and developing countries in the area of rural transportation and water conservancy construction, and hence promote poverty reduction and sustainable development in rural areas.
International Poverty Reduction Center in China (IPRCC) is an international anti-poverty institute jointly initiated and established in June 2005 by the government of the People’s Republic of China and the United Nations Development Programme and other international organizations. The mission of IPRCC is to make contributions to poverty alleviation across the world by conducting poverty reduction studies, sharing development experiences, promoting international exchange and South-South cooperation and introducing foreign capital to poverty alleviation. As an international platform in the field of poverty alleviation & development and also an important channel for the Chinese Government to carry out South-South cooperation, IPRCC provides developing countries and other relevant agencies with services from the following five aspects: 1) Conduct research on domestic and international poverty reduction policies and theories, and popularize research outputs; 2) Carry out international poverty reduction trainings and poverty reduction knowledge sharing with other developing countries; 3) Organize international forums, conferences, exchange visits and relevant activities; 4) Carry out international poverty alleviation cooperation and undertake developing-countries-oriented poverty alleviation projects sponsored by the Chinese government; 5) Manage poverty alleviation projects with foreign capital and bring in international funds and advanced experience to assist China’s poverty alleviation and development.
Ms. ZHENG Xiangyu, Ms. GUO Yan
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Enshi City, Hubei Province