In order to promote exchanges and cooperation between China and Latin America in language, culture, agricultural science and technology, under the guidance and support of the Chinese foreign language exchange and cooperation center of the Ministry of Education (hereinafter referred to as the language cooperation center of the Ministry of education), on June 15, South China Agricultural University signed a contract with the Autonomous University of Chapingo in Mexico and the Federal University of Mato Grosso in Brazil to jointly build the China Latin America Chinese + Agricultural Science and Education Development Center (hereinafter referred to as the center). This is the first batch of China Latin America Chinese + Agricultural Science and Education Development Centers in the world. It is also the first Chinese + Agriculture overseas demonstration project of South China Agricultural University. It is an important achievement of the implementation of the overseas construction project of the China Latin America agricultural education science and technology innovation alliance. It will further deepen the integration and development of China Latin America humanities and agricultural science and technology innovation, and promote the innovation and sustainable development of international Chinese and agricultural education in Latin America under the new situation.
Ma Jianfei, director of the language cooperation center of the Ministry of education, Zhu Qingqiao, Chinese ambassador to Mexico, Shi Yade, Mexican ambassador to China, Du Fei, Brazilian Consul General in Guangzhou, Shu Jianping, Chinese public counselor to Brazil, Ramirez, President of Chapingo Autonomous University in Mexico, Suarez, President of Mato Grosso Confederation University in Brazil, Jing Wei, deputy director of the language cooperation center, Na Jia, deputy director of the Department of education of Guangdong Province, Cang Feng, deputy director of the Foreign Affairs Office of Guangdong Province, etc Mexican diplomatic envoys and education officials attended the signing ceremony in a combination of offline and cloud. Wang Binwei, Secretary of the Party Committee of South China Agricultural University, and Liu Yahong, President of South China Agricultural University, attended the signing ceremony and delivered a speech. Qiu Rongliang, Vice President of South China Agricultural University, presided over the signing ceremony.
This year coincides with the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Mexico and other Latin American countries. The cooperation between China and Latin America in the fields of agricultural investment, trade and technology has yielded fruitful results. Agricultural cooperation has shown a good momentum of diversification, multi-level and in-depth development. Accelerating the training of compound talents who understand Chinese and master agricultural skills has become a common topic in the educational circles of China and Latin America. In his speech, director Ma Jianfei pointed out that South China Agricultural University and two Latin American universities pilot the establishment of the world's first batch of Chinese + agricultural science and education development centers, which will help international Chinese education meet the needs, innovate and develop, and form a demonstration and driving role in Latin America and the world.
In his speech, Secretary Wang Binwei pointed out that the influence of Chinese in today's world is becoming increasingly prominent, and agricultural science and education innovation has become an important driving force for agricultural and rural development. It is very necessary to establish an organization integrating language and agricultural science and education. He introduced the significance and foundation of the center, and pointed out that the university will give full play to the advantages of Chinese and Latin American languages and agricultural science and education, do various projects in detail, strive to create a global Chinese + agriculture demonstration center, and build a platform for Latin American countries to learn Chinese and Chinese culture, understand China's agricultural education and technology, and build mutual learning, mutual learning and friendly cooperation.
President Liu Yahong said that the establishment of the center demonstrated the common aspiration of Chinese and Latin American universities in building a platform for language, culture and agricultural technology exchange and building a long-term and in-depth partnership. She put forward suggestions on the construction and development of the center, hoping that the center would improve its working mechanism, improve its operational decision-making level, highlight cooperation priorities, adhere to the concept of open cooperation, and play a role as a bridge to promote China Latin America comprehensive cooperation in talent training, joint scientific research, academic exchanges, agricultural technology training, personnel exchanges, etc.
Deputy Director Na Jia, President Ramirez, President Suarez, Ambassador Shi Yade, consul general Du Fei, Ambassador Zhu Qingqiao, and Shu Jianping, cultural public counselor, addressed the signing ceremony respectively. They unanimously expressed that the agreement signed this time is rich in content, including both agricultural cooperation and language education and training. They hope that the three parties can solidly implement the contents of the agreement, strengthen scientific and technological cooperation in the fields of Agronomy, animal science, agricultural engineering and biodiversity, and make greater contributions to further improving the level of China Latin America cultural and agricultural cooperation.
In the presence of the guests present, President Liu Yahong signed cooperation agreements with the heads of the language cooperation center of the Ministry of education, the Autonomous University of Chapingo in Mexico and the Federal University of Mato Grosso in Brazil.
It is reported that the language cooperation center of the Ministry of education is a professional public welfare education institution for the development of international Chinese education. It is committed to providing high-quality services for people around the world to learn Chinese and understand China, and building a platform for Chinese and foreign language exchange and cooperation, and mutual learning and mutual learning of multi cultures in the world. The language cooperation center will support the cooperation between the University and Latin American universities to build the Chinese + agricultural science and education development center project, and carry out cultural and artistic exchange activities related to Chinese teaching, agricultural culture, art design, agricultural history, agricultural product trade and other topics.