World rice growers in Sanya for 1st China (Sanya) Int’l Rice Forum
With purpose of better exhibiting the new global achievement and technology in breeding, pushing the rice from China toward the world and promoting the healthy development of global rice industry, the First China (Sanya) International Forum on Rice will be held in Sanya from April 11th to 14th, 2017, according to Sanya Science & Technology Academy for Crop Winter Multiplication.
The theme of the forum is “Southern Propagation as World Sources, Chinese Rice for Global Food”. Yuan Longping, academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, will be the chairman of this forum. Dubbed as the “Father of Hybrid Rice”, Yuan is known for developing the first hybrid rice varieties in the 1970s and his breakthrough achievement in developing the genetic materials and technologies essential for breeding high-yielding hybrid rice varieties.
Rice breeders from over 30 countries and regions, macro-policy experts, guests from well-known enterprises and industry watchers will be invited to give keynote speeches in different sessions. A high-level international forum that covers the whole industry chain of rice will be presented, which will push China’s rice onto the world platform.
The forum will feature:
- International Forum on Rice, Sanya, China
- Exhibition and observation of new varieties and technologies both on-line and off-line
- Property transaction fair for new breeding achievement like new variety (combination) right
- Innovative achievement conference of global breeding
- Establishment of union for global rice industry
- Competition of characteristic rice with the topic of “travel and rice”
- Retrospective exhibition: 60th anniversary of Sanya Science & Technology Academy for Crop Winter Multiplication
The venue for the exhibition and observation of new varieties will be set up in the Sanya Haitang Bay Paddy Field National Park and will cover an area of 0.2 square kilometers.
Haitang Bay Paddy Field National Park covers a total area of 5.07 square kilometers and was built with an investment of RMB 2.64 billion. The park serves as an important recreational complex, integrating science education, environmental protection, and sightseeing. It features open-air live performances, a straw sculpture area, paddy-theme restaurants, a rice paddy cultural area, ecological greenhouses, a Four Seasons Garden, and a Rice Paddy Garden.
Sanya Haitang Bay Paddy Field National Park
Address: Wanpo Road, Linwan Town, Haitang District, Sanya / 三亚市海棠区林旺镇湾坡路
Tel: +86-898-8881 3937