- JAAS President Yan Shaohua meets with the guests from Noord-Brabant, Holland
Governor Wim van de Donk and other 6 guests from the sister state of Jiangsu Province-Noord Brabant, Holland visited JAAS on June 10, 2011.JAAS President Yan Shaohua presided over the reception and introduced to the guests JAAS development history and research strengths, especially in facility agriculture, food safety and agricultural resources and environment. In his speech, President Yan also traced back to the long-term mutual visits and cooperation between JAAS and relevant research institutions in Holland. Since 1980s, JAAS has sent out scientists and technicians to Holland to carry out both sides' cooperation in agricultural science and technology.Governor Wim van de Donk briefed the development of Noord Brabant, especially in agriculture. Noord Brabant is the second largest state in Holland and the sister state of Jiangsu Province in Holland. Governor Wim van de Donk expressed his desire to work closely with JAAS in agricultural science and technology. His also extended his welcome for President Yan's another visit to Holland.During the visit, the guests visited with great interest the key laboratories in the Institute of Food Safety and Monitoring Technology (IFSMT). IFSMT Deputy Director Shi Jianrong and Dr. Chen Jian made introductions on pesticides and agricultural products safety, animals drugs and poultry products safety, evaluation and utilization of safe input materials, testing and degradation of microbial toxin and the biological treatment of green-blue algae in Taihu Lake.