- Vice Governor Xu Ming visited JAAS
Vice Governor Xu Ming and chiefs of Jiangsu Agriculture Commission and Leadership Group for Taihu Lake Pollution Treatment made an academic visit to JAAS on February 13, 2012.
Vice Governor Xu Ming appreciated the JAAS contribution to modern agriculture and efforts in discipline adjustment and presented his suggestions in the following three aspects. First, basic research work should be reinforced. JAAS should make more breakthroughs with enhanced innovation capacity. Second, technical transfer and extension should be emphasized. The research results are for the good of farmers, agricultural enterprises ,as well as industrialized services, and thus risk investment should be introduced in agriculture S&T industry chain. Third, self-construction should be strengthened, which means the construction of talent, leadership and facilities. The delegation also had a guided tour to JAAS germplasm gene bank, the Institute of Plant Protection, National Center of Engineering Research for Veterinary Bio-products, P. R. China, the Institute of Food Safety and Monitoring, and they also visited Prof. Shi Zhendan.
During the meeting, JAAS President Yan made a work report and JAAS scientists also presented work suggestions which received quick feedback from relevant government sectors. JAAS VPs, chiefs of the administrative sectors and on-campus institutes attended the meeting.