Ilan Maor, former Consul General of Israel to Shanghai, vice chairman of Israel Asia Chamber of Commerce (IACC) and managing director of Asia Economic Department of SHENG-BDO Ziv Haft (Israel) made an academic visit to JAAS on April 6, 2011.
JAAS Vice President Zhao Xihua attended the reception ceremony and chaired the seminar with Ilan Maor. During the seminar, President Zhao introduced Jiangsu agriculture development and the research areas of JAAS. He also expressed his desire to build cooperation with Israel in agricultural information research and biotechnology.
Mr. Maor made an introduction of the program AKOL of SHENG-BDO Ziv Haft and explored the possibility of cooperation. Program AKOL aimed at a precise online diagnosis, prevention and control of plant diseases and insect pests with the world leading information technologies of cloud computing and networking.
Deputy Director Cao Hongxin of the Institute of Agricultural Information and Economy (IAIE) of JAAS briefed the visiting guests the basic situation and information disciplines of IAIE and detailed the research strengths of IAIE to join AKOL. Both sides had a preliminary cooperation intention and discussed further cooperation details.
Representatives from the Institute of Agricultural Information and Economy (IAIE), the Institute of Plant Protection (IPP) and the Foreign Affairs Office attended the reception.