A delegation headed by Vice Presidents Sun haoqin and Wang Xuejun from Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences (CATAS) visited JAAS from March 17 to 18. CATAS has carried out fruitful researches on tropical cash crops and bio-technology in Hainan, Yunnan, Guangxi, Guangzhou, and other provinces. The research has provided solid technical support for local farmers and thus helped to increase farmer income. During the visit, the delegation toured around the on-campus research institutes of JAAS and held a meeting with relevant directors and scientists. Both sides reached initial agreement on cooperation, including research areas, talent cultivation, project application and technical transfer, etc..