Event details

The conference will mark the 10th meeting of the world’s leading policy officials, international experts and representatives from the private sector for discussing best practices for rural areas. This meeting will take stock of the evolution and progress made in rural development since the first conference held in 2002.

when:19-21 May, 2015

where: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States. The event will be hosted by the United States Department of Agriculture

who: The conference will gather together a wide range of leading international and national experts on rural development. Building upon the New Rural Paradigm framework; Promoting Growth in all RegionsandRural-Urban Partnerships, policy makers and high-level officials both from OECD and non-OECD countries will discuss modern rural policies, and how the implementation of such policies contributes to national growth and well-being.

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United States Department of Agriculture
Little Rock
United States