Workshops & Trainings

4th ASEAN+3 Village Leader Exchange Program

18 Sep 2016 - 24 Sep 2016 Shanghai, The People's Republic of China

The 4th ASEAN+3 Village Leader Exchange Program was held from 18 to 24 September 2016 in Shanghai City, the PRC. The 2016 program was hosted by the International Poverty Reduction Center in China (IPRCC), and organized by the Cooperation and Communication Office of Shanghai Municipal Government. It was supported by ASEAN Secretariat, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and ADB. All together 84 participants from ASEAN, the PRC, and the Republic of Korea participated in the program.  

Agenda:
TimeProgram
07:00 – 08:30Breakfast
09:00 – 09:30Opening Ceremony
Chair: Ms. LI Linyi, Deputy Director, International Exchange Division of IPRCC

Opening Remarks:

  • Mr. Yao Hai, Director General of the Cooperation and Communication Office, Shanghai Municipal Government

  • Mr. Tan Weiping, Deputy Director General, IPRCC

  • Ms. Tang Thi Phuong Mai, Senior Officer of Community Relations Division, Community Affairs Directorate, ASEAN Secretariat

  • Mr. Armin Bauer, Principal Economist, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, ADB

09:30 – 09:45Group Photo
09:45 – 10:00Coffee/tea break
10:00 – 10:30Introduction
Introduction to the Program (Prof. LIU Yonggong, China Agricultural University)
Participants’ Self-introduction (Each delegation has 1-2 minutes to name their participants and background)
10:30 – 12:30Poverty Reduction in the PRC, and Shanghai’s Experiences on East-West Cooperation

The PRC’s Experience on Poverty Reduction and Rural Development
Mr. Tan Weiping, Deputy Director General, IPRCC

Shanghai’s Experiences on East-West Cooperation for Poverty Reduction and Rural Development
Mr. Pan Xiaogang, Secretary General, Cooperation and Communication Office, Shanghai Municipal Government

Village Leaders On-site Poverty Reduction Practices
Mr. Liu Wei / Ms. Zhang Wanting, the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Reduction and Development in the PRC

Questions and Answers (moderated by Ms. LI Linyi)
12:30 – 14:00Lunch break
14:00 – 15:30Poverty Reduction Approaches in ASEAN Countries (1)

Cambodia
Lao PDR
Myanmar

Questions and Answers (moderated by Mr. Armin Bauer)
15:30 – 15:45Coffee/tea break
15:45 – 17:35Poverty reduction approaches in ASEAN countries (2)

Viet Nam
Thailand
Brunei Darussalam
Singapore

Questions and Answers (moderated by Prof. Liu Yonggong)
18:00 – 19:00Dinner
TimeProgram
09:00 – 10:30Poverty reduction approaches in ASEAN countries
Malaysia
The Philippines
Indonesia
Brunei Darussalam

Questions and Answers (moderated by Mr. Armin Bauer)
10:30 – 10:45Coffee/tea break
10:45 – 12:15Poverty Reduction Approaches in the Republic of Korea and the PRC

The Samaul Udong Movement in the Republic of Korea
Dr. Do-Hyun HAN, Senior Researcher, Korea Saemaul Undong Center

New Approaches in the PRC

Poverty Alleviation Through Tourism – the Case of Leishan County
Mr. Lu Liqun, Deputy County Mayor, Leishan County, Guizhou Province

College Graduates Turing a Poor Village into Prosperity – The Case of Hunan Province
Mr. Qin Yuefei, CEO of Serve for China & First Secretary of Village CCP Committee, Baiyun Village, Futianpu Township, Hengshan County, Hunan Province CN

Questions and Answers (moderated by Prof. Liu Yonggong)
12:15 – 13:30Lunch break
13:30 – 15:00Promoting Farmers’ Cooperative Movement

Capacity Building for Farmers’ Cooperatives in the PRC
Dr. Li Erchao, Deputy Director of Farmers’ Cooperative Development Centre, Institute of Village Enterprises Management, Ministry of Agriculture, the PRC

Cases from ASEAN Countries and the Republic of Korea

Discussion (moderated by Prof. Liu Yonggong)
15:00 – 15:15Coffee/tea break
15:15 – 17:00Poverty Reduction through Agricultural Value Chains

The one village one product program in the PRC
Prof. Liu Yonggong, China Agricultural University

Promoting Inclusive Business
Mr. Armin Bauer, ADB

Cases from ASEAN countries (the Philippines and Indonesia)

Discussion (moderated by Mr. Armin Bauer)
18:00 – 19:00Dinner
TimeProgram
07:00 – 08:30Breakfast
09:00 – 10:30Rural Finance and Micro-Credit for Poverty Reduction

The Case of the PRC
Prof. Du Xiaoshan, China Academy of Social Sciences

Examples from ASEAN Countries and the Republic of Korea

Discussion (moderated by Prof. Liu Yonggong)
10:30 – 10:45Coffee/tea break
10:45 – 12:30Village Governance, Public Services, Community Driven Development (CDD)

The Case of PRC
The Case of Philippines
The Case of Indonesia

Discussion (moderated Yukiko Ito, ADB)
12:30 – 13:30Lunch break
14:00 – 17:15Group Discussions
Each ASEAN country and the PRC built a group for discussing following issues:

  • Based on what you learnt from the presentations what will you change in your country’s poverty reduction and village development?

  • What and how can the PRC/IPRCC support your in village development and poverty reduction?

  • What and how can ASEAN Secretariat support your country in poverty reduction and village development?

  • Your suggestions for next program?


Moderators for the 11 working groups: Mr. Armin Bauer (ADB), Yukiko ITO (ADB), Prof. Liu Yonggong

Presentation of the discussions, others
17:15 – 17:45Preparing the Field Trip
Introduction of the 5 village case studies
Key questions to be answered during the field trip
Distribution of participants to the village case studies
18:00 – 19:00Dinner
TimeProgram
07:00 – 08:30Breakfast
08:30 – 10:30Travel from the Shanghai Hotel to Jinshan District
10:30 – 11:30Visiting the Shanghai Jinshan Modern Agricultural Demonstration Park and EP-Exotic Plant Company Shanghai
12:00 – 13:30Lunch break
13:30 – 17:00Field Visit to Intelligent Agricultural Base (Jinshan District Vegetable Research and Development Center,No. 7199 Jinshi North Road); and to
Shinjan Professional Grape Cooperative (No 4218-8 Baiyang Village)
Shantian Countryside Leisure Agriculture Park
18:00 – 20:00Hotel check-in in Jinshan, then dinner in the hotel
TimeProgram
07:00 – 08:30Breakfast
09:00 – 10:45Roundtable Discussions with Village Leaders and Villagers
Transparence in village administration, and people’s empowerment
Rural economic development, including cooperative-driven income and wealth creation
Rural public affairs management

Moderated by: Prof. Liu Yonggong
10:45 – 11:00Coffee/tea break
11:00 – 12:00Wrap-up and Feedback
Moderated by: Prof. Liu Yonggong
Overall Evaluation
Suggestions and Advices for the Next VLE Course Program
Proposed Follow Up Actions
12:00 – 13:30Lunch break
13:30 – 16:30Visiting Jinshanzu Fishing Village and Shanyang Countryside Garden
16:30 – 18:30Travelling back to Shanghai
18:30 – 20:30Hotel check in and dinner

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