Wujiang River Basin Ethnic Culture Research Base opens

The Unveiling Ceremony of Wujiang River Basin Ethnic Culture Research Base, under the Center for Ethnic and Folk Literature and Art Development of the Ministry of Culture, was held at Yangtze Normal University in Chongqing, marking the fourth local research platform of the university.

The other three institutes Yangtze Normal University boasts to serve the local society and economy include the Research Center for Society, Economy and Culture of Wujiang River Basin, the Research Center for Special Resources Exploitation and Utilization of Wuling Mountain Area, and the Technology Center for Eco-environment Monitoring and Disaster Prevention Project in Three Gorges Reservoir Area.

Yangtze Normal University has now carried out substantive cooperation with sixteen districts and counties in southeast and northeast Chongqing. Each year, 5 to 10 key service groups and 10 to 30 service teams are dispatched to townships in the sixteen districts and counties, especially those in remote mountain areas, for the New Countryside Outreach, greatly promoting local economic and social development.

Zhou Kang

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