About the Seminar
Living Water & Community Revitalization - An Agricultural-led Action, Engagement and Incubation Programme at Lai Chi Wo
The Revitalization Programme is initiated and led by the Kadoorie Institute of The University of Hong Kong. It aims to revitalize the community network and enhance the sustainable development of Lai Chi Wo village, one of the enclave sites enclosed by the Plover Cove Country Park, by engaging indigenous villagers, volunteers, academics and green groups. It includes agricultural and habitat management activities, conservation programme to the dilapidated hakka village houses, eco-tourism and community engagement. Successful implementation of the Programme is expected to offer an alternative and sustainable village development and revitalisation approach in Hong Kong (and elsewhere in the southeast Asia including southern China). Dr. Law will introduce the background of the Programme and the various programmes which are undertaking in Lai Chi Wo.
Relevant topics: sustainable farming, eco-tourism, rural planning, community engagement and public education
About the Speaker
Dr. Law is the Principal Investigator of the Lai Chi Wo revitalization programme where she develops and manages all the initiatives and activities with her team and other project partners. She specializes in social impact assessment, community engagement, sustainable development as well as capacity building and training for environmental conservation. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Conservancy Association and the Conservancy Association Centre for Heritage, and is appointed as a member of the HKSAR Government's Environmental Campaign Committee, the Vice-Chairman of Environmental Education and Community Action Project Sub-committee and member of the Steering Committee on Restored Landfill Revitalisation Funding Scheme.
Date: 5 November 2015 (Thursday)
Time: 6:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Venue: HKIP Office (Unit 201, 2/F, Prosperity Millennia Plaza, 663 King’s Road, North Point, Hong Kong)
Registration deadline: 30 October 2015 (Friday)
*The seminar is free of charge. The seminar is equivalent to 1.5 CPD hours
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Education and Training Committee