Acta Geographica Sinica ›› 2019, Vol. 74 ›› Issue (7): 1482-1486.

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Developing Rural Science and Promoting Rural Vitalization: An overview of the Second Forum on Rural Vitalization and Rural Science

LI Yurui,CAO Zhi,LONG Hualou   

  1. Key Laboratory of Regional Sustainable Development Modeling, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS, Beijing 100101, China
  • Received:2019-05-26 Revised:2019-06-28 Online:2019-07-25 Published:2019-07-23
  • Supported by:
    National Natural Science Foundation of China(41571166);National Natural Science Foundation of China(41731286)


On April 27, 2019, the 2nd Forum on Rural Vitalization and Rural Science was successfully held in Nanjing Normal University. Nearly 400 scholars from more than 20 provinces gathered to discuss the strategy of Rural Vitalization and the development of rural science. This forum has 8 invited thematic lectures, 14 topic reports and two free discussions. This paper summarized the main viewpoints from six aspects: rural science and rural vitalization, urban-rural integration and rural vitalization, targeted poverty alleviation and rural vitalization, deepening reform and rural vitalization, rural restructuring and rural vitalization, village development and rural vitalization, in order to benefit the rapid development of rural science and the orderly promotion of Rural Vitalization in the new era.

Key words: rural science, rural vitalization, targeted poverty alleviation, urban-rural integration, rural restructuring, agricultural geography, rural development