Mongolia to cooperate with Hainan Province of China in agricultural industryEconomy | Agriculture
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Mongolian delegation headed by Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry Ch.Ulaan visited the Tropical Agricultural Complex in Hainan Province, China to study from their experiences of introducing scientific innovation in farming.
They also held a meeting with scholars and authorities of the Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences (CATAS) under the Ministry of Agriculture of the People's Republic of China.
Engaged in researches on tropical vegetables, tropical forage, tropical textile fiber crops, tropical spice and beverage crops, tropical medicinal crops, agricultural machinery, environment and plant protection, biotechnology, genetic resource conservation and development for tropical agriculture, the CATAS has 14 institutes and one experimental farm with land area of more than 4,000 ha for trials and experiments. It has 3300 research scientists.
The sides agreed to work together on the development of science-based agriculture, train Mongolian agricultural scholars, specialists and producers at the CATAS and perform joint research and studies on introducing scientific innovations in farming industry.