This is reported by GAIN.
HARBIN, China, Oct. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The World
Agricultural Center (the "WAC"), a new global hub for agricultural
research, has opened its doors in Harbin, the capital city of China's northeastern province Heilongjiang. The opening ceremony saw several
prominent industry figures deliver keynote speeches stressing the
important role the WAC will have in driving forward the development
of the agricultural sector in China and beyond.
The WAC builds on the legacy of the International Agricultural
Technology Innovation Center (IATIC), was built as a part of
Heilongjiang's effort to build
itself into a thriving international hub for agricultural
innovation. A new, striking landmark for the city of Harbin, the World Agricultural Center is the
world's tallest building dedicated to agricultural research. The
WAC is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities for a host of
frontier agriculture research projects.
Global Headquarters of DBN officially settled in the "World
Agricultural Center", and introduced a number of international
institutions such as the International Black Soil Research
Institute of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United
Nations, the International Agricultural Economic Research Center,
and the International Agricultural Think Tank, and will be built as
the permanent site of the annual World Agricultural Economic Forum
here. As a result, China's
agricultural field will work together to build the world's
agricultural science and technology innovation highland, and
promote world agriculture to China, and Chinese agriculture to the
Heilongjiang Academy of Agricultural Sciences and DBN recently
held a global introduction conference for high-end agricultural
talents. Liu Di, Dean of
Heilongjiang Academy of Agriculture Science, and Zhang Lizhong,
Vice Chairman of DBN Group, signed an agreement and jointly issued
an announcement regarding the introduction of high-end agricultural
talent in China, concentrating on
corn, rice, soybeans, horticulture, and potatoes, as well as
economic crops, edible fungi, and other planning.
The Provincial Academy of Agricultural Sciences provides job
requirements and establishment, and DBN Group provides talent
funds. About 80 international, professional, and high-level
agricultural high-end scientific research talents are expected to
be introduced to the world at five levels, aiming to benchmark
domestically developed regions. Match the introduction of talents
at different levels with the introduction treatment, and help the
introduced talents obtain the corresponding talent support
qualifications of the "60 Items of Longjiang Talent Revitalization
in the New Era."
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