Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

About This Partner

Established in 1957 and headquarted in Beijing, the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) is a national agricultural scientific research organization with responsibility for carrying out both basic and applied research, as well as research into new technologies impacting agriculture. CAAS is dedicated to overcoming a broad range of challenges impacting agricultural development and support of the local rural economy. Importantly, CAAS promotes sustainable agriculture within and outside China, extending its reach through technology exchange and cooperative research agreements with agricultural research institutions/universities domestically and internationally, as well as global non-governmental organizations. CAAS oversees more than 30 Institutes and incorporates a Graduate School and a publishing house. It has more than 4,300 students. 

Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences is comprised of eight disciplinary clusters:
  •  Crop Science
  •  Horticulture Science
  •  Animal Science
  •  Veterinary Medicine
  •  Agricultural Resources and Environment
  •  Agricultural Mechanization and Engineering
  •  Agro-Product Quality, Safety and Processing
  •  Agricultural Information and Economics


Memorandum of Understanding

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Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China