AIRI Urban-Rural Sustainability Fellowship 2022-23 Taster Events on Socio-ecological Landscape Planning and Management
23rd July 2022 (Saturday)

AIRI Urban-Rural Sustainability Fellowship 2022-23 is a one-year incubation programme jointly organised by The University of Hong Kong, Tsinghua University, National Chengchi University, and Asian Institute of Technology. The Fellowship aims to empower and connect thought leaders and exceptional practitioners from across the Asia-Pacific region who aspire to be Change Fellows spearheading urban-rural integration and rural sustainability. Change Fellows who have successfully completed the programme will earn a Certificate of Recognition jointly issued by the four universities. They will also be eligible to enter into a competition with innovative proposals that address rural sustainability challenges. There will be a total of four awards (one laureate from Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Thailand respectively), each with a seed grant at the value of US$25,000.

Event 1: Online Workshop on Integrated Nature-Culture Approaches to Rural Sustainability

Date:July 23, 2022 (Saturday)
Time:14:30-16:15 (Hong Kong Time)
Format:Zoom
Language:English
Contents:– Introduction to AIRI Fellowship Programme 2022-23
– Lecture: Sustainable Management of Socio-ecological Production Landscapes
– Exercise: Re-establishing Socio-ecological Integrity of a Rural Community
– Fellowship Scheme Application Instructions
Trainers:– Mr Bruno Leles, Partnerships Associate, Secretariat of the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative
– Ms Katie Chick, Assistant Director, Centre for Civil Society and Governance, The University of Hong Kong
Fee:Free of charge
Enquiry:
3917-1255 / ruralsd@hku.hk
Registration:
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Event 2: Visit to Lai Chi Wo, Mui Tsz Lam & Kop Tong on Rural Planning and Management

Date:August 13, 2022 (Saturday)
Time:09:00-17:30 (Hong Kong Time)
Format:Site visit
Language:Cantonese supplemented with English
Contents:– Introduction to AIRI Fellowship Programme 2022-23
– Guided Tour in Lai Chi Wo: The intact South China feng-shui village landscape of Lai Chi Wo and socio-economic strategies to revitalise the Lai Chi Wo cultural landscape
– Site Visit to Mui Tsz Lam and Kop Tong: Planning and design challenges and opportunities for local forest villages
– Fellowship Scheme Application Instructions
(Round boat trip between Ma Liu Shui and Lai Chi Wo will be arranged.)
Trainers:– Ms Katie Chick, Assistant Director, Centre for Civil Society and Governance, The University of Hong Kong
– Mr Ryan Leung, Senior Project Officer, Centre for Civil Society and Governance, The University of Hong Kong
Fee:Free of charge
Quota:20
Enquiry:
3917-1255 / ruralsd@hku.hk
Registration:
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