- Governor Luo Zhijun inspected JAAS
Governor Luo Zhijun led a delegation for an academic visit to JAAS on February 13, 2009. The delegation also included Secretary-in-General Fan Jinlong of Jiangsu Provincial Government and chiefs from relevant departments and sectors.In accordance with Governor's proposal and the current agricultural development needs in Jiangsu Province, JAAS should make full use of its scientific and technological advantages and accelerate innovations and technology extensions to raise farmer income.
During the visit, Governor Luo listened to the work reports by JAAS President Yan Shaohua and spoke highly of the efforts done by JAAS in strengthening discipline adjustment and undertaking modern agriculture projects. Governor Luo pointed out that JAAS should strengthen its research in conventional subjects and at the same time engage itself in new innovations and develop modern agriculture with high efficiency and benefits. In addition, JAAS should promote technology transfer and extension, secure the dramatic elevation of the agricultural productive forces and increase farmer income. What's more, JAAS should dedicate itself to introducing and training the talents and research teams, optimizing the talent structure and enhancing research capabilities. Finally, JAAS should make concerted endeavors to further construct the Eastern China (Jiangsu) Agricultural Science and Technology Innovation Center with relevant institutions and government sectors and upgrade the agricultural science and technology system.