Chen Hualan, a professor at Harbin Veterinary Research Institute of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (HVRI-CAAS), won the 2016 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards.
On August 14, Prof. Li Jiayang, Vice Minister of Agriculture and President of CAAS met with the visiting delegation headed by Mr. Uri Ariel, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of Israel.
In Czech, the delegation visited the Czech Crop Research Institute (CRI), the largest agricultural research institute in Czech, and had a fruitful meeting with its DG, Dr. Pavel Cermák and DDG Dr. Jiban Kuma.
There are two major subspecies of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) in China: the short grain japonica variety, and the long-grain indica variety.
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.
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.
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.
On April 8, National Agricultural Science and Technology Innovation Alliance (NASTIA) working meeting was held in Beijing. Over 90 representatives from NASTIA members.
On January 26, CAAS President Dr. LI Jiayang, met with Mrs. Margaret Ann TUTWILER, Director General of Bioversity International. Both sides exchanged views on further consolidating collaboration.
On January 13, 2015, CAAS President LI Jiayang met with Makhtar Diop, World Bank Vice President for Africa. Views were exchanged on further strengthening the collaboration to boost agricultural development in African countries.