2016 Yangling International Cooperation Week kicks off

(safea.gov.cn) Updated: 2016-11-10

2016 Yangling International Cooperation Week kicks off

The 2016 Yangling International Agricultural Technology Forum kicks off. [photo/safea.gov.cn]

The 2016 Yangling International Cooperation Weeks kicked off in Shaanxi on November 5. This is a highlight of the 23th Yangling Agricultural High-tech Expo.

2016 Yangling International Cooperation Week kicks off

Visitors at the 2016 Yangling International Cooperation Week. [photo/safea.gov.cn]

This year’s event is themed as “Belt and Road:Cooperation, Development, Win-win”. The event aims to promote international cooperation in agriculture between countries along the “Belt and Road” economic zone.

2016 Yangling International Cooperation Week kicks off

The 2016 Yangling International Cooperation Weeks kicks off on November 5. [photo/safea.gov.cn]

Twelve ministry officials from 8 countries and more than 70 enterprises took part in the event. More than 400 delegates from universities and research institutions in the US, Canada, Germany, UK, Russia, Sri Lanka, and other countries joined the activity. Yangling International Agricultural Technology Forum, Modern Agriculture Forum, German Modern Agriculture exhibition, China-Canada roundtable, and other international cooperation activities will be held during the cooperation week.

2016 Yangling Modern Agriculture Forum is a great opportunity for China to learn about the global experience in developing modern agriculture. At the China-Canada Technological innovation cooperation roundtable, the two sides reviewed their work in the past year and discussed further cooperation. The 2016 Yangling International Agricultural Technology Forum invited about 30 foreign experts and over 50 Chinese scholars from research institutions to join the event.

The 2016 Yangling International Cooperation Week helps create more opportunities for Shaanxi province to attract more foreign expertize, and promote the development of modern agriculture in China.

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