October 9, 2019

URA Consortium Workshop and Excursions in Huangyan

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On October 9th 2019 the German URA consortium team was joined by Prof. Yang Guiqing of Tongji University at Shatan Village, Huangyan. Prof. Dr. Yang is the PI and chief coordinator of the URA project on the Chinese side of the consortium, whose team has been engaged deeply in rural revitalization projects in Huangyan district in recent years. The two day workshop focused, on the one hand, on further developing the URA research design and, on the other, conducting excursions to several of the rural revitalization projects across Huangyan District.

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During the excursion, Prof. Dr. Yang led the team on a tour of his team’s projects at Zhi street, Vaciyao village and Gong orange garden. Local political administrators from both the various villages and districts of Huangyan accompanied the tour and responded to the team’s questions around the local policy and planning dynamics.

Photos by URA team

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