The MPA Education Center, Zhejiang University and Tengtou Village of Fenghua (Ningbo Lintou Group Co., Ltd.) work together to build the Innovation Demonstration Base on New Countryside Construction in Tengtou Village of Fenghua for Postgraduate Education as the site for social practices, with the purposes to match college education with local needs for economic and social development, enhance the industry-college-research system led by local governments, explore inclusive education mode of postgraduates, improve the innovation capabilities in postgraduates. The Leadership Group on the Construction of the Innovation Demonstration Base on Postgraduate Education co-led by the MPA Education Center and Tengtou Village of Fenghua (Ningbo Lintou Group Co., Ltd.) guides the project construction, standardizes the facilities, working conditions and working procedures of the base, and appoints professional staff to guide social practices for the students.
Tengtou Village of Fenghua is the Top 10 Harmonious Village in the world and China’s No. 1 Ecological Village. Over the past 30 years since the adoption of the reform and opening-up policies, Tengtou Village has followed the development path of collective economy, focusing on eco-tech agriculture, introducing investments, talents and industries with less pollution and sticking to the principle of green and sustainable development so as to achieve shared prosperity. As a small village with 810 residents of 323 households, its GDP registered RMB 450 million yuan in 2007, with the total product of the society being RMB 3.02 billion yuan, taxes being RMB 325 million yuan and the per capita income being over RMB 20000 yuan. Guided by the idea that lucid waters and lush mountains are valuable assets, the Village turns itself into a modernized socialist village featuring production development, prosperous life and sound ecology, winning over 50 national honors, such as Top 500 Ecological Village, Top 10 Harmonious Village in the world, one of the first batch of AAAA tourist attractions, one of the first civilized villages, Top 10 Village in China, national leading grassroots party organization and national model village committee.