Meeting was held to promote technology outreach and services in Haimen, Nantong from November 11 to 13, 2011. JAAS Vice Presidents Zhao Xihua and Zheng Jianchu attended the meeting and made important speeches. Other participants included Deputy Secretary-general Wu Xiaochun of Nantong Municipal People’s Government, Deputy Mayor Zhu Zhiqiang of Haimen, chiefs of JAAS research institutes and executive offices.
During the meeting, the participants visited the 4 modern agriculture demo stations supported by Nantong Institute of Agricultural Sciences. Representatives from 10 institutes introduced the work processes and held in-depth discussions on technical service management. Suggestions were put forward on recruitment, tenure and subsidies systems, research project implementation and management, annual evaluation, technical transfer, and rewards, etc. Director Zhou Jiantao of JAAS Technical Service Division made a work report on development strategy and designs.