Charles Sturt University
Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation

2nd Symposium on Transformation for Rural Development: Collaboration and Co-Production of Knowledge

April 19-22 2016
Delhi, India

The conference is organised by the Virtual Hub for Rural Transformation. The Virtual Hub for Rural Transformation was established as part of the 1st Symposium and subsequent workshop jointly organised in April 2015 by Charles Sturt University, Australia, Ambedkar University, Delhi and PRADAN, India. (

The conference has three components: several capacity building workshops, a symposium with presentations and opportunities to make sense of, and expand on those presentations; and a workshop to continue building the virtual Hub for Rural Transformation. More information

We are fortunate to have Dr Duncan Green, Senior Strategic Advisor, Oxfarm, United Kingdom deliver the keynote address at TRD2016.

Conference program

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Conference Papers

Call for papers for the symposium

We are inviting original contributions in the form of papers from across fields and countries to delve deeper into questions around collaboration by enunciating instances and generating discussions around rural transformation, collaboration, co-production and practice.


RSVP's are now closed.


The conference will be held at the Multipurpose Hall at the India International Centre, Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi. The IIC is located next to the wonderful Lodi Gardens. For more information on the IIC go to their website

Accommodation and transport

Accommodation and transport will be the responsibility of participants

Scholarships to support those in need to attend

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