CAAS to Deepen Cooperation with European Partners

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.

CAAS Scientists Reveal the Genetic Mechanism of Rice Grain Length

There are two major subspecies of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) in China: the short grain japonica variety, and the long-grain indica variety.

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.

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.

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