European Conference on Agriculture and Rural Development in China is an academic network that provides an international forum to meet, discuss and share information and experiences about China's rural development among scholars, development agencies, international donors, and professionals in development aid.

The 3-day conference themed "Rethinking Urban-rural Interactions in China's Agricultural Development: Beyond the Urban Bias?" will bring together academics and international scholars, development practitioners and those from diverse policy arenas to contribute thoughts, papers and panels.

Key speakers including Professor Norman Long(Emeritus Professor of the Sociology of Development, Wageningen University, The Netherlands, Adjunct Professor at China Agricultural University, Beijing, and Visiting Professor at the University of Leeds, UK), Professor Jonathan Unger (Director, Contemporary China Centre, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia), and Professor Ye Xingqing (Director General, Rural Economy Research Department, Research Office of the State Council, PRC and China Agricultural University, Beijing)

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