On April 28, experts from Wageningen University and Research Center visited Pinggu District of Beijing and held a seminar on the construction of Beijing-Wageningen Agricultural Science and Technology Innovation Center. Ma Rongcai, deputy director of Beijing Municipal Bureau of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, and Wang Minghao, Deputy Secretary and Chief Executive of Pinggu District, attended the meeting. Zhang Fusuo, professor and academician of China Agricultural University, and Zhang Tianzhu, director of the Institute of Agricultural Planning Science of China Agricultural University, were invited to attend the meeting.
During the meeting, Professor Zhang Tianzhu discussed and exchanged views on the problems and challenges faced in the process of agricultural development and the role that innovation centers should play.
Since 2013, Institute of Agricultural Planning Science of China Agricultural University have participated in the development of modern agriculture in Pinggu District for many years, especially in urban agriculture and fruits industry. In the future, we will continue to work hard to make contributions to the construction of innovation center.