The 2022 Shanghai Cooperation Organization Modern Agriculture Development Roundtable was held via video link on Sept. 15, 2022.
Co-sponsored by the People’s Government of Shaanxi Province and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) secretariat, the Roundtable is a major event of the China Yangling Agricultural Hi-tech Fair. Chief Livestock Officer Zhang Tianzuo addressed the Roundtable.
Chief Livestock Officer Zhang Tianzuo emphasized that SCO countries are committed to strengthening exchanges and cooperation in poverty reduction and agricultural technology. Poverty reduction in SCO is of great significance to accelerate global poverty reduction and promote economic and social progress worldwide. China is willing to further dovetail agricultural policies with ones of other SCO countries, intensify exchanges in agricultural S&T, personnel and poverty reduction, facilitate agricultural trade and investment cooperation, and promote cooperation in practical agricultural technology and rural development. With these efforts, SCO member states will contribute their wisdom and experience to global poverty reduction.
The SCO Modern Agriculture Development Roundtable serves as an important platform for SCO countries to enhance agricultural cooperation and share experience and practices. This year’s edition is the fourth one since the first session in 2019. Officials from competent agricultural departments of 15 countries attended this year’s Roundtable via video link.