Bangladesh Agricultural Minister Visits CAAS

On May 15, Prof. Chen Mengshan, Secretary of Leading Party Group of CAAS, met with the delegation led by Ms. Begum Matia Chowdhury, Minister of Agriculture of Bangladesh.

Li Jiayang Meets with IFPRI Delegation

May 12, Prof. Li Jiayang, Vice Minister of Agriculture and President of CAAS met Prof. Kym Anderson, IFPRI Board Chair and Dr. Fan Shenggen, Director General of IFPRI at CAAS.

Thailand National Legislative Assembly Delegation Visited CAAS

April 24, Prof. Chen Mengshan, CAAS Secretary of Leading Party Group met with Thailand delegation headed by Honorable Mr. Surachai Liengboonlertchai, the First Vice-President of the National Legislative Assembly of Thailand.

Jiayang Li Elected Foreign Member of the Royal Society of UK

Professor Jiayang Li, Vice Minister of Agriculture of China and CAAS President was elected a foreign member of the Royal Society of UK on May 1st, 2015.

CAAS and the University of Guelph Build Closer Ties

April 20 2015, Dr. LI Jiayang, Vice Minister of MOA and President of CAAS, met with Dr. Franco J. Vaccarino, President of the University of Guelph. Both parties agreed to build closer ties in research collaboration and capacity building for international talents.

Research and policy work at the Academy cover a broad range of topics that have been categorized as eight disciplinary clusters, 134 focused fields
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The Agricultural Science and Technology Innovation Program (ASTIP) officially begins in 2013 and is directly supported by the Chinese central government.
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CAAS has nearly 10 000 employees, including over 6 000 technicians. Of whom, 49% of the employees have obtained master’s degree or above.
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Founded in 1979 and approved by the State Council in 1981,the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences is one of the earliest degree conferral institutions for master’s degree and doctor’s degree in China.
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Distribution of CAAS Institutes