A delegation of 14 government officials from Jiangsu Finance Department, headed by Deputy Director Xu Yangsheng, visited JAAS on April 28, 2012. JAAS President Yan Shaohua hosted the reception and chiefs of JAAS Finance Division attended the reception. President Yan extended warm welcome to the delegation, introduced JAAS independent innovation and performance evaluation of agricultural science and technology projects. After that, Director Shen Jianxin of Finance Division made a report on JAAS development, finance system and management, and hoped for further support in agriculture independent innovation.
Deputy Director Xu spoke highly of JAAS’s contribution to the Jiangsu agriculture and believed the financial investment in JAAS is an effective approach to support agricultural research. He proposed that JAAS should take the lead in agricultural innovation in Jiangsu, promote agriculture development and enrich farmers, make more contributions in the agriculture modernization in Jiangsu Province.
The delegation also had a guided tour the Institute of Food Safety and Monitoring and JAAS Expo.