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Forum on Smart Village and Ecological Civilization

Pubdate:2021.8.13. 12:12 Author:editorSource:Beijing Normal University

Opening Remark:

Prof. Muhammad Yunus, Founder of Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, Chairman of Yunus Center AIT (Online*)

Dr. Ethel Agnes P Valenzuela, Director of SEAMEO Secretariat (Online*)

Prof. ZHU Xudong, Dean of the Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University

Moderator: Dr. ZENG Xiaodong, Executive Director, UNESCO INRULED


Keynote Speech:

Producing Grassroots Change-makers for Smart Communities

Speaker: Dr. Faiz H. Shah, Director of Yunus Center AIT, Thailand and special representative of Prof. Muhammad Yunus (Online)


Smart Education for Smart Regional Community in Lancang-Mekong Region

Speaker: Mr. Suriyan Vichitlekarn, Executive Director, Mekong Institute (MI) (Online)


South-South Cooperation in Action: Small Technology with Big Harvest 10 years of Joint Learning Practices of China-Tanzania

Speaker: Dr. XU Xiuli, Professor & Dean, College of International Development and Global Agriculture (CIDGA), China Agricultural University, China (Online)


The “New Theory” Farming System for Rural Development and Sustainability in Thailand and Beyond

Speaker: Dr. Suleeporn Bunbongkarn Choopavang, Director, Foreign Affairs Department, the Chaipattana Foundation, Thailand (Online)

Moderator: Dr. ZENG Xiaodong, Executive Director, UNESCO INRULED


Panel Session: Smart Rural Development and Sustainability

Community Living Labs: Sufficiency Economy Philosophy in Practice for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

Speaker: Mr. Sukich Udindu, Director, SEAMEO Regional Centre for Sufficiency Economy Philosophy for Sustainability (SEAMEO SEPS), Thailand (Online)


Exploring Bamboo Farmers’ Willingness to Adopt a Mobile App as a Marketing Strategy and Response to COVID 19: the Case of Maasin in Iloilo, Philippines

Speaker: Ms. Analiza C. Diaz, Science Research Specialist, Department of Science and Technology, Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources, Research and Development (DOST PCAARRD), Philippines (Online)


Agriculture 4.0: Kaiyuan Digital Agricultural Practice in Yunnan, China

Speaker: Dr. LU Yao, Vice Dean of International College & Deputy Director of ASEAN-China Education and Training Center, Yunnan Agricultural University (Online)


China Pakistan Economic Corridor and Prospects of Food Industry in Pakistan

Speaker: Dr. Ghaffar Ali, Associate Professor, College of Management, Shenzhen University, China & Former Assistant Professor, Institute of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan (Online)


Global Village Connections Initiative – the Way Forward for a Better World

Speaker: Mr. Jackson Dukpa, Founder of Global Village Connections and Founder of Better World Alliance, Bhutan (Online)


Gender Mainstreaming as a Key to Rural Development in South Asia

Speaker: Ms. Aashiyana Adhikari, Research Associate, Centre for South Asian Studies, Nepal (Online)


Understanding Rural Schools Management: Insights Inspired by Dian Nan Middle School

Speaker: Mr. YANG Zanbo, Principal of Dian Nan Middle School, Anxin County, Xiongan New Area, China (Online)

Moderator: Dr. LIU Jing, Director of Office for International Exchange and Collaboration, Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University

Conference Hall 1, Beijing Normal University, Changping Campus