Chairman -Bao Wanjun, hosted the International Rice Industry Summit Forum
On April 10-13, 2019, the 3rd China (Sanya) International Rice Forum and the 1st International Rice Expo were successfully held in Sanya, Hainan. With the theme of “Leading by the 'paddy road’ , inheriting innovation”. Yuan Longping, the academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and“Father of Hybrid Rice”, served as the chairman of the forum, made the opening speech and report. Liu Xu, Xie Huaan, Chen Wenfu, Luo Xiwen, Sun Baoguo, Zhang Hongcheng and Zhu Jiankang, seven academicians in total, presented at the opening ceremony. More than 700 top rice experts and industrial professionals from 18 countries including China, the United States, Japan, Cambodia, Nepal, India, Vietnam, Pakistan, and Bangladesh gathered in Sanya to share rice development results.
The conference set up four forums, namely the International Rice Science and Technology Innovation Forum, the International Rice Intensive Processing Forum, the International Rice Industry Summit Forum, and the “One Belt, One Road” International Symposium on Rice and Wheat. The four forums are separately centered on rice science and technology innovation, rice deep processing, rice industry and “Belt and Road” rice and wheat from the perspective of international vision. Issues of rice breeding technology, variety selection and latest developments were discussed in depth.
During the conference, Tianlong company invited clients from the United States, France and Vietnam to participate in the conference and then led them to Tianlong's Nanfan base for visits and academic exchanges. Under the guidance of Academician Yuan Longping, Tianlong company will be more active in implementing General Secretary Xi Jinping’s “One Belt, One Road” initiative, strengthen cooperation with countries along the Belt and Road in the field of rice, and strive to promote our hybrid rice varieties and technologies abroad.