BEIJING: The fifth International Symposium on the Belt and Road Bio-Health Agriculture and China-SCO National Bio-Health Agriculture Overseas Science and Technology Demonstration Park Construction Forum is being organized at Northwest A&F University, China, and online.
Co-organizers included The Sino-Pak Research Center for Agro-Biological Resources, the Sino-Pak Agricultural Cooperation and Exchange Center, the Silkroad (Yangling) Biohealth Agricultural Industry Alliance (SBHAIA), Sichuan Litong Food Company, Ltd (Puji Holdings Group), the University of Haripur, Pakistan Branch of China Machinery Industry Engineering Group Co., Ltd, The University of Lahore, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Sindh Agriculture University, etc.
At the symposium, a total of eighteen keynote reports will be delivered in different fields, including forestry and aquatic wastes, comprehensive utilization of agriculture, healthy grassland and ecological restoration, healthy animal breeding and environmental protection, production of bio-health agricultural products, and agricultural environment management.
Over 200 Representatives Participated in Symposium
Over 200 domestic and foreign representatives from Pakistan, Czech Republic, Iran, Turkey, Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Egypt, Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, and other nations, as well as, the Pakistan Branch of China Machinery Industry Engineering Group Co., Ltd, the Institute of Dry Land Agriculture of Gansu Academy of Agricultural SciencesSichuan Litong Food Co.,Ltd ( Puji Holdings Group) and other more than twenty units attended the forum.
“Biohealth Agriculture” was put forward by Professor Zhang Lixin, NWAFU, in 2017 at the first International Symposium on the Belt and Road Bio-health. It refers to the use of biological resources for safe and high-quality agricultural production involving the sustainability of soil, animal, human, plant, and ecosystem health, reducing or excluding external agricultural inputs, particularly pesticides and synthetic fertilizers or other hazardous/toxic chemicals.
During the 5-day period, a sub-forum on healthy aquaculture and waste resource utilization would also be arranged, and an academic report on the application of modern biotechnology would be released.