Workshops & Trainings

ADB-Tongji Urban Knowledge Sharing Workshop Balancing and Integrating Urban-Rural Development in the PRC

13 Nov 2014 - 14 Nov 2014 Shanghai, The People's Republic of China

ADB PRC Resident Mission’s Country Director Hamid Sharif, ADB East Asia Department’s Senior Advisor Edgar Cua, and Director Sangay Penjor addressed the workshop organized by the East Asia Department and Tongji University on 13-14 November. Over 120 participants discussed lessons from the PRC’s good practices on balancing and integrating urban-rural development. Experts from ADB South Asia Urban Knowledge Hub shared lessons from their countries.

Agenda:
TimeProgram
08:30 Registration and Networking
09:00 Opening Remarks
Moderator: Prof. Zilai TANG, Department of Urban Planning, CAUP, Tongji University

  • Prof. Jiang WU, Vice President, Tongji University

  • Mr. Hamid Sharif, Country Director, ADB PRC Resident Mission

  • Prof. Zhenyu LI, Dean of CAUP, Tongji University

Keynote Speeches Session 1: The PRC and Europe
Moderator: Prof. Zilai TANG, Department of Urban Planning, CAUP, Tongji University
09:15 Policies and Programs of Urban-Rural Integration in the PRC: Case of Village Environment Improvement, Jiangsu Province
Dr. Lan ZHOU, Director, Jiangsu Provincial Department of Housing and Urban-Rural Development CN
09:45 Rural-Urban Partnerships in Europe
Dr. Rupert Kawka, Federal Institute for Building and Regional Planning, Germany
10:15Tea and Coffee Break
Keynote Speeches Session 2: From the South Asia Urban Knowledge Hub
Moderators: Mr. Stefan Rau, Urban Development Specialist, East Asia Department, ADB, and Ms. Maria Pia Ancora, Urban Development Specialist, East Asia Department, ADB
10:30Introduction to the ADB South Asia Urban Knowledge Hub
Dr. Debjani Gosh, Team Leader, ADB South Asia Urban Knowledge Hub (SAUKH)
Dr. Mujibur Rahman, Bangladesh Urban Knowledge Hub (SAUKH)
10:40Rural Development and Urban-Rural Development Policies in India
Mr. Kirtee Shah, President, India Habitat Forum
11:00Urban-Rural Development, Policies and Trends in Sri Lanka
Prof. P.K.S. Mahanama, Sri Lanka Urban Knowledge Hub as part of SAUKH
11:20Panel Discussion: Lessons for Urban-Rural Policies for the PRC

  • Dr. Lan ZHOU, Director, Jiangsu Provincial Department of Housing and Urban-rural Development

  • Dr. Rupert Kawka, Federal Institute for Building and Regional Planning, Germany

  • Dr. Debjani Gosh, Team Leader, ADB South Asia Urban Knowledge Hub

  • Mr. Kirtee Shah, President, India Habitat Forum

  • Prof. P.K.S. Mahanama, Sri Lanka Urban Knowledge Hub as part of SAUKH

  • Dr. Mujibur Rahman, Bangladesh Urban Knowledge Hub as part of SAUKH

12:10Group Photo
12:15Lunch Break, Sanhaowu Restaurant, 2nd Floor
13:30Case Study Project 1: Jiangsu Province
Moderator: Ms. Hinako Maruyama, Urban Development Specialist, ADB

Village Environment Improvement and Revitalization Program, Jiangsu Province
Dr. Dongfeng ZHU, Director, Urban Development Research Institute CN
Mr. Jianye WANG, Alcalde of Yaxi Town, Gaochun District, Nanjing
14:00 Questions and Answers
14:15Case Study Project 2: Chengdu City
Moderator: Prof. Lan WANG, CAUP, Tongji University

Chengdu Urban-Rural Integration Program, Sichuan Province CN
Prof. Yuming YE, Chief Specialist, Public Policy Platform of Urban-Rural Collaboration and Innovation Center, Renmin University
Mr. Jia ZHANG, Deputy Director of Chengdu Planning and Administration Bureau, Sichuan Province
14:45Questions and Answers
15:00Case Study Project 3: Tengtou Village
Moderator: Prof. Weiqiang WANG, CAUP, Tongji University

Tengtou Village Comprehensive Development Project, Ningbo City, Zhejiang Province
Mr. Guoyu ZHAO, Director, Department of Planning Research, Ningbo Urban Planning and Design Institute
Mr. Qing YU, Chief Engineer of Tengtou Village, Fenghua District, Ningbo, Zhejiang Province
15:30Questions and Answers
15:45Tea and Coffee Break
16:00Case Studies from ADB’s Portfolio in the PRC
Moderator: Ms. Irene Bain, Senior Social Sector Specialist, East Asia Department, ADB,

ADB Loans and Technical Assistance Projects Promoting Urban-Rural Integration
Mr. Sangay Penjor, Officer in Charge, Urban and Social Sector Division, East Asia Department, ADB with contributions from ADB project teams
16:20Panel and Plenary Discussion
Moderator: Mr. Hamid Sharif, Country Director, ADB PRC Resident Mission

Panel Discussion: Lessons Learned from the Case Studies

  • Prof. Zilai TANG, CAUP, Tongji University

  • Mr. Edgar Cua, Senior Advisor, EARD, ADB

  • Prof. Guiqing YANG , CAUP, Tongji University

  • Dr. Dongfeng ZHU, Director, Urban Development Research Institute, Jiangsu Province

  • Prof. Yuming YE, Chief Specialist, Public Policy Platform of Urban-Rural Collaboration and Innovation Center, Renmin University

  • Mr. Guoyu ZHAO, Director, Department of Planning Research, Ningbo Urban Planning and Design Institute

Urban Knowledge Hub Awards Ceremony
Moderator: Prof. Lan WANG, CAUP, Tongji University
17:00 Best Practices Awards 2014
17:15Workshop Closing Remarks
Mr. Edgar Cua, Senior Advisor, East Asia Department, ADB
Prof. Zilai TANG, CAUP, Tongji University
18:00Dinner Reception, Tang Gong Restaurant, 2nd Floor of Magnolia Hotel

Study Tour Tengtou Village, Zhejiang Province

Study tour to villages from case studies

TimeProgram
Site visit of Tengtou outside Ningbo
08:00Departure from Tongji University Guest House
11:00Lunch in Tengtou Village
12:30Tour and walk in Tengtou Village
15:00 Questions & Answers session with planners, local officials and residents
16:00 Leave Tengtou Village
17:00 Stop at Ningbo Railway Station
17:15Dinner in Ningbo
20:30Arrival at Shanghai

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