The COVID-19 outbreak in 2020 has restricted personnel exchanges in international cooperation. In order to continue to deepen bilateral cooperation in the post-epidemic era and maintain the stable development of cooperative relations, Li Xuelin, Dean of the Yunnan Academy of Agricultural Sciences, and Michel Eddi, Chairman of the French International Cooperative Research and Development Center for Agriculture (CIRAD), organized a ceremony in their respective institutions. A new round of bilateral cooperation agreements was renewed.
CIRAD is affiliated to the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, dedicated to life sciences, social sciences, engineering technology, agricultural technology, food science and rural development Research. At present, CIRAD has established a global cooperation network platform, established 12 working offices around the world, and established cooperative relations with more than 90 countries. The current chairman, Mr. Michel Eddi, has been committed to promoting cooperation with my country’s agricultural science and technology since he became the chairman of CIRAD in 2013. Our institute has cooperated with CIRAD for nearly 20 years. The two sides have carried out long-term sustainable cooperative research in upland rice, sugar cane, coffee, mango, conservation agriculture, etc., and achieved outstanding results in personnel training, academic exchanges, and platform mechanism construction. Achievement. Our institute and CIRAD have cooperated in research on upland rice for more than 20 years, and approved the first new upland rice variety in Yunnan Province; more than 10 people from the conservation agriculture team have visited foreign countries for exchanges, and built long-term demonstrations in Dali, Erhai and other places Point, rice farming and rice blast cooperative research published 4 SCI papers, and found a new resistance to rice blast from Changxiong wild rice.
This agreement is the first agreement signed at the beginning of the 14th Five-Year Plan. The two parties will continue to strengthen cooperation in tropical fruit trees, vegetables, and international talent training. . Under the construction of a new development pattern of mutual promotion of domestic and international double cycles, the renewal of this agreement is of great significance to deepen bilateral mutual trust and exchanges, make full use of the cooperation foundation and respective technological advantages of both parties, and promote the formation of cooperation results. Dai Luyuan, member of the Party Committee and Vice President of the Academy, and relevant leaders of the Party and Government Office, Personnel Office, Scientific Research Office, and International Cooperation Office attended the agreement renewal ceremony.