Jun. 11, 2020
The second preparatory meeting of the international symposium on circular agriculture
On June 8, FFTC and the Livestock Research Institute (TLRI) held the second preparatory meeting of the international symposium on "The Practice and Benefits of Circular Agriculture in Waste Reducing and Recycling" at the Council of Agriculture in Taipei. Representatives from the Department of Science and Technology, COA, the Department of International Affairs, COA, Taiwan Agricultural Research Institute, Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, Fisheries Research Institute, Hualien District Agricultural Research and Extension Station, Pingtung Agricultural Biotechnology Park, Agricultural Technology Research Institute, and Taiwan Institute of Economic Research also participated in the meeting.
A major resolution was made at the meeting to cope with the COVID-19 restrictions on international experts coming to Taiwan, and the Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI) expressed its intention to invite its members to participate in November at their own expense. The symposium will be extended to November 5-6, and will be held back to back with the Asia Agri-Tech Expo & Forum at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center.