29 November 2023, China: Recently, the National Modern Agricultural Industry-Education Integration Community (hereinafter referred to as the “Community”) was officially established in Suzhou, Jiangsu. The community is under the guidance of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, led by Beidahuang Agricultural Reclamation Group Co., Ltd., Yangzhou University, Suzhou Agricultural Vocational and Technical College, Northeast Agricultural University, Shenyang Agricultural University, Jiangsu Agricultural Reclamation Group Co., Ltd., China Agricultural Press, Jiangsu Province Agriculture It is jointly built by more than 350 units including the Industrialization Leading Enterprise Association and other industry scientific research institutions, leading enterprises, colleges and universities, industry associations and upstream and downstream enterprises. The purpose is to gather high-quality industrial resources across regions, as well as the technological and talent advantages of high-level universities. Vocational colleges have the characteristics of cultivating high-skilled talents, effectively completing the three “two-wheel drives” of technological innovation and institutional innovation, technology supply and demand supply, and intermediary agencies and teaching institutions, promoting the integrated development of modern agricultural industry and education, and building an integration of industry, academia, and research. A professional collaborative innovation system will promote the in-depth integration of agricultural modernization and scientific and technological innovation. The community invited Zhang Hongcheng, academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and professor of Yangzhou University, as its chief consultant.
The founding conference pointed out that the integration of industry and education has entered a stage of deepening development and quality improvement. The establishment of the community provides innovative solutions to issues such as how to achieve the integration of industry and education, cultivate innovative talents and high-quality development of higher education, and accelerate the construction of an agricultural power. Members of the community can fully cooperate and exchange, achieve complementary resources and win-win development, promote the formation of a new pattern and new ecology of in-depth interaction between education, science and technology, and industry, and build a new mechanism of “platform + universities + technology leading enterprises + service-oriented organizations”, New model. Experts attending the meeting expressed the hope that members of the community can build a new industrial chain in agricultural technology promotion, deep processing of agricultural products, talent training, agricultural tourism, small town planning and construction, online sales, etc., and can also engage in international exchanges and cooperation to jointly enhance the quality of my country’s agriculture. International Competitiveness.
In active response to the country’s call for rural revitalization and agricultural power, the community will formulate a talent strategy in line with the development of the modern agricultural industry, solve the key issue of “who will farm the land”, focus on cultivating high-quality technical and technical talents in modern agriculture-related majors, and realize the endowment of talents. It can develop the regional economy, serve local characteristic industries, promote the deep integration of industry and education, serve the common goal of efficient docking, and support the development of the entire industry. Next, the community will work together to build training bases, laboratories and other infrastructure to create a “national platform, a big stage for growth, and a big exhibition stand for achievements” for modern agricultural talent training, so that scientific innovation can promote talent cultivation. Realize the common development and growth of the entire modern agricultural industry chain and achieve the goal of “integrating large enterprises, large professional bases, and global large industries”.
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