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SJTU School of International Agriculture and Ecology Settled at Chongming District, Shanghai

July 05, 2021      Author:

On the morning of June 30th, Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, the People’s Government of Chongming District and Shanghai Jiao Tong University signed a strategic framework cooperation agreement at SJTU Xuhui Campus. The three parties will work together to build the School of International Agriculture and Ecology of Shanghai Jiao Tong University,of world level and allowing SJTU to enhance its advantages as a “double first class” university.

The signing ceremony was attended by Chen Qun, Vice Mayor of Shanghai Municipality; Wang Ping, Director of the Municipal Education Commission; Li Zheng, Chongming District Party Secretary; Miao Jing, District Head; Yang Zhenbin, Secretary of the Party Committee of SJTU; Lin Zhongqin, SJTU President; Ding Kuiling, SJTU Executive Vice President; Gu Feng, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of SJTU; Xu Xuemin, SJTU Vice President; Jiang Fan, Secretary of the Party Committee of SJTU School of Medicine, and leaders of relevant departments.

Wang Ping, Miao Jing and Ding Kuiling signed the strategic framework cooperation agreement on behalf of the three parties.

According to the agreement, School of International Agriculture and Ecology will be built with a focus on modern agriculture and actively establish close cooperation with internationally renowned universities. The three parties will strive to cultivate an outstanding faculty with international influence, build a world-class innovation platform and cutting-edge research center, establish a think tank for social services and rural revitalization, and gradually promote interdisciplinary cooperation and construction. At the same time, efforts will be made to build research centers for urban and rural ecology, modern urban agriculture, animal medicine, future food, and low-carbon ecology, as well as innovation platforms and popular science bases such as natural resources and environmental ecology museums, and animal diagnosis & treatment practice hospitals.

 

 

Author: Zhang Wenqing

Photo: Wu Xinmin

Source: SJTU News Center

Translated by Fu Jing

 Proofread by Xiao Yangning, Fu Yuhe