The Role of Education in Reducing Rural-Urban Divide

Event: Asia-Pacific Rural Development and Food Security Forum 2022: Battling Climate Change and Transforming Agri-food Systems

The Role of Education in Reducing Rural-Urban Divide

23 March 2022

[RecordingTo avoid the middle-income trap, countries must move from a low-cost to a high-value economy. This development, however, has the potential to create disparities including urban-rural inequality. Reducing the rural-urban divide is critical for more inclusive growth and necessary for sustainable economic growth. Discussions highlighted how a rural-urban integrated development can assume a multidimensional focus that is geared towards delivering well-being and prosperity to rural dwellers which is comparable to that in urban areas. [Session Summary]

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