Thursday, May 24, 2012

China trains countries on food security

ZHENGZHOU - Scholars and officials from developing countries are benefiting from ongoing training on food security in Central China’s Henan province.

A total of 30 trainees from 18 developing countries will have learned food security theories and strategies by the time the program finished at the end of May.

Officials with the Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries under the United Nations and China’s State Administration of Grain, as well as professors with Henan University of Technology (HUT) have been running lectures for the attendees.

The program, which began on May 4, is organized by the Ministry of Commerce.

Muhamed Hovny, a trainee from the agricultural research center of Egypt, said China’s technologies on planting, food storage, and irrigation are all worth learning. More