Prof. Dr. Andrew G. Hashimoto, dean and director of College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR), University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, visited XTBG during November 1-3. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between the two sides.
Prof. Dr. Chen Jin, director of XTBG, met with Dr. Andrew G.Hashimoto and his companions. They had discussion on cooperation potentials and signed a memorandum of S&T cooperation. According to the MOU, exchanges between scientific personnel and students are to be enhanced in the future five years; joint research projects and academic meetings may be held; research materials, information, academic journals may be exchanged.
Dr. Hu Qingyuan, associate dean of CATHR, gave an overall introduction and delivered a lecture titled “The Future of Agriculture”.
XTBG and the University of Hawaii have kept good cooperation ties for 20 more years. A memorandum of understanding had ever been signed 20 years ago and the two sides implemented cooperation very well. The renewed MOU in this November is to motivate more collaboration activities.