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State Grain Administration Officials Visit RADI
 Date: 2014-03-08  Page Views:

Some 10 officials from the State Administration of Grain (SAG), including XU Ming and WU Zidan, both SAG Deputy Directors, visited RADI on March 6, accompanied by SHI Erwei, Vice President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Prof.Wu Bingfang briefed the guests on the construction of the “CropWatch Global Crop Monitoring and Early Warning Platform”. The guests visited the CropWatch remote sensing monitoring system, and spoke highly of the role that the CropWatch system plays in global crop monitoring and early warning, and fully affirmed the innovation and progress brought by remote sensing technology to traditional agriculture monitoring. The officials hoped to deep the cooperation with CAS, building China’s intelligent crop monitoring and early warning platform supported by high technology and big data.

CAS has always been focusing on national strategic needs and serving the country and its people via science and technology, Vice President of CAS SHI Erwei said, hoping that SAG could provide guidance for CAS by clarifying its needs so that CAS could do a better job in ensuring national food security.

RADI scientists demonstrated how the CropWatch remote sensing monitoring system works.



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