Event: Rural Development and Food Security Forum 2019: Transformative Changes for Rural Prosperity and Nutritious Food

Tackling Rural Distress in the 21st Century: A New Trans-Disciplinary Multi-stakeholder Paradigm of Development

29 October 2019
Author / Speaker: 
Mihir Shah, Shiv Nadar University
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The large demographics facts – 3.4 billion today in rural population – will still be over 3 billion in 2050. People will still live in rural areas in 2050. The possibility of absorption of more rural migrants into urban areas faces severe constraints, and there is both urban crisis and rural crisis in such circumstances. 

Geographical Focus: 
Regional - Asia
Type of Content: 
Learning Event


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