At the invitation of Prof. Liu Chunquan, director of the Sub-center of Fruit and Vegetable Processing of National Agricultural Products Processing Technology R& D Center (NAPPT-RDC), Prof. Wang Qiang, director of NAPPT-RDC and deputy director of the Institute of Farm Product Processing of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) made an academic visit to JAAS on May 12, 2011.
Prof. Wang addressed on the development directions and strategic priorities of the farm product processing industry during the Twelfth Five-Year Plan period. The seminar was chaired by Director Huang Kaikong of the Institute of Farm Product Processing of JAAS and joined by nearly 40 scientists and graduate students.
In the lecture, Prof. Wang focused on four aspects of the farm product processing industry: the background, status quo, existing problems of industry in China; the development trends of the industry abroad; the development directions of the industry in China during the Twelfth Five-Year Plan period; the strategic priorities and emphases in the industry development. The lecture was detailed and informative, providing insights for the scientists and technicians in research orientation and national project application.
After the seminar, Prof. Wang Qiang also attended the first session of the technical committee of the Sub-center of Fruit and Vegetable Processing of NAPPT-RDC. During the meeting, Prof. Wang gave clear instructions to the sub-center on the present work emphasis, the research goals and tasks during the Twelfth Five-Year period. The representatives of the sub-center claimed that they would improve the long and medium term development plans in accordance with goals of the Twelfth Five-Year Plan, motivate themselves to work on the goals and make due contributions to the development of Jiangsu fruit and vegetable processing industry.