A Policy Framework for Achieving Sustainable Poverty Alleviation in Less Developed Rural Regions in China

About this project

The policy framework provides empirical insights to policy makers in the ethnic minority and border areas in Southwest region of China to develop sound and evidence-based strategies and policies to improve sustainable livelihoods and achieve sustainable development of the targeted poverty alleviation in China.

Lead researcher


Visiting Professor

Professor Fang Zhao is a business strategist and advisor mainly in the areas of digital transformation, digital disruption, and environmental sustainability.

Fang's profile

Collaborators and funding

In collaboration with Dr Wei Wei, Guangxi University for Nationalities, China

Funding support from the UK Government Global Challenges Research Fund

in the UK for Quality Education

Sustainable Development Goal 4, Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023

for Career Prospects

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Facilities

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Four Star Rating

QS Star Ratings 2021