In a recent virtual meeting, Zhang Qin, Vice President of China Seed Association (CSA) proposed inter-enterprise cooperation for the seed industry between China and Pakistan.
She said that the association had developed communication and cooperation mechanisms with international counterparts. They are prepared to visit Pakistan, Uzbekistan, and other countries to promote seed industry exchanges and cooperation.
China is a major agricultural seed producer (and user) with a seed market value of CNY 100 billion. China is also actively promoting international cooperation in the seed industry and boosting the agricultural development of countries along the routes of the Belt and Road.
APP further added – the direct economic benefit per hectare of hybrid rice is 38% higher than that of conventional rice, which greatly boosted the agricultural development in Pakistan.
Our member company Longping Hi-Tech took the lead in investing and carrying out agricultural cooperation in Pakistan. The company has established R&D institutions for hybrid rice and corn in Pakistan and has pushed forward the integrated management of seed breeding locally,
The Winall Hi-Tech company I work for also attaches great importance to the win-win cooperation with Pakistan’s seed industry and has been committed to promoting the development of China-Pakistan agricultural cooperation since 2007.
Last year, Winall and Wuhan-based Huazhong Agricultural University jointly launched an international cooperation class to recruit students from countries along the routes of the Belt and Road,Zhang Qin