Songyang Consensus - Urban Rural Linkages

December 30, 2019


UN-Habitat, Zhejiang Provincial Department of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, Lishui Municipal People’s Government and Songyang County People’s Government organised the inaugural International Forum on Urban-Rural Linkages, Songyang County, Zhejiang Province, China, between November 10th and 14th 2019.


The event brought together over 200 participants from 17 countries and 18 major international organizations to share knowledge and experiences on rural revitalization and urban-rural linkages.  The event had interactive sessions, keynote speeches, round-table discussions and field visits in Songyang County during the Forum and were fruitful. 


1. All session presentations, photos and videos. Please visit

2. Songyang Consensus is a major outcome of the Forum.


The Consensus document can be accessed here :


Chinese Version

English Version 


More updates and information of any development stemming from to the First International Forum on Urban-Rural Linkages in your country and institution can also be accessed in the Urbanpolicyplatform web page. The Co-organizers are keen to keep you abreast of various outcomes of the Forum and future activities on urban-rural linkages.



The IFURL Organization Team



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