A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) and Faculty of Agriculture and Life Science of Hirosaki University at Menglun on October 29. As representatives of the two sides, Prof. Chen Jin of XTBG and Prof. Sasaki Choichi of Hirosaki University signed the MoU.
According to the MoU, XTBG and Hirosaki University are to cooperate in education and scientific research. Specifically, the two sides will exchange scientific information, organize symposia and other related activities, exchange faculty and administrative staff and students. Moreover, the two sides will mutually contribute to development of educational and research programs.
The agreement is effective for 5 years.
During their stay in XTBG, Prof. Sasaki Choichi and his colleagues of Hirosaki University visited the research facilities and living collections.