On July 11, JAAS signed a comprehensive cooperation agreement with Xinbei District, Changzhou City to promote local agricultural modernization. Huang Jun, vice president of JAAS, and Shen He, deputy director of Xinbei District Government attended the ceremony.
JAAS VP Huang stressed that the directors of Xinbei District had motivation and strong desire to promote agricultural development.. The signing of the agreement is not only a positive evaluation of previous work, but also a new starting point for further collaboration. He hoped that both sides could further reinforce the implementation of the agreement and work together for Xinbe agricultural modernization.
Shen He pointed out that agriculture in Xinbei was at the key point of transformation and upgrading. It is urgent to strengthen the ties with agricultural research institutes both inside and outside the province.
According to the agreement, both sides will focus on the establishment of "Sunan (Southern Jiangsu ) Modernization Demonstration Zone" based on the advantages of local natural resources, funds, and local governmental policies and the technology advances as well as human resources of JAAS. The long-term comprehensive technology cooperation will promote technical transfer of JAAS and help Xinbei to basically realize agricultural modernization.