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Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University is located in Fuzhou, the gateway to the Maritime Silk Road and one of the first coastal port cities to open to the outside world. It is multi-disciplinary coordination of science, engineering, economics, management, literature, law, and art with the advantages and characteristics of agriculture and forestry. The key provincial universities to be developed are the universities jointly established by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, the National Forestry and Grass Administration and the Fujian Provincial Government, and the first-class universities in Fujian Province.

 

The predecessor of Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University was Fujian Union University Agricultural Science, established in 1936, and Fujian Provincial Agricultural College, established in 1940. In 1952, the two major contexts converged to establish Fujian Agricultural College. In the autumn of 1958, the Provincial Party Committee and the Provincial Government established Fujian Forestry College based on the Forestry Department of Fujian Agricultural College. In October 2000, the former Fujian Agricultural University and the former Fujian Forestry College merged to form a new Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University.

 

The school has 19 colleges focusing on the training of full-time undergraduates and postgraduates, and an independent college. There are currently 22,000 full-time undergraduates and more than 7,000 postgraduates. There are currently 67 undergraduate enrollment majors (classes), 8 pilot majors for outstanding agricultural and forestry talents, 18 national first-class undergraduate majors, 2 national experimental teaching demonstration centers, and 36 national first-class undergraduate courses. The school was selected as one of the first batches of top 50 universities for innovation and entrepreneurship by the Ministry of Education, and the national university practices education innovation and entrepreneurship base. In the "Challenge Cup" national college students extracurricular academic science and technology competition and the "Creating Youth" national college student entrepreneurship competition, he won the "Winning Cup" seven times.

 

The school has more than 3,000 faculty members, more than 1,700 full-time teachers, 1 academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1 national outstanding professional and technical personnel, 5 members of the State Council Discipline Evaluation Group, 8 "Changjiang Scholars" from the Ministry of Education, 10,000 people plan 9 talents, 6 winners of the National Science Fund for Outstanding Youth, 8 winners of the National Science Fund for Outstanding Youth, 14 candidates for the National Ten Thousand Thousand Talents Project, 10 national-level experts with outstanding contributions, the Ministry of Science and Technology Innovation Talent Promotion Plan There are 9 candidates, 5 from the New Century Excellent Talents Support Program of the Ministry of Education and 30 from the special allowance of the State Council. It has 2 national-level teaching teams, 1 innovation team of the Ministry of Education, 2 innovation teams of the Ministry of Science and Technology "Innovative Talent Promotion Program", 2 innovation teams of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, and 1 science and technology innovation team of the State Forestry and Grassland Administration. The talent training demonstration base and 2 bases were selected into the national "High School Discipline Innovation and Intelligence Introducing Plan" ("111" Plan).

 

The school currently has 12 first-level discipline doctoral degree authorization points, 27 first-level discipline master degree authorization points, 16 master professional degree authorization points, and 11 post-doctoral research mobile stations. There are 1 national key discipline, 1 national key cultivation discipline, 2 key disciplines of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, and 7 key disciplines of the National Forestry and Grass Administration. In the fourth round of national discipline assessment, 17 disciplines entered the list, of which four disciplines including plant protection, forestry, ecology, and landscape architecture entered the top 10%-20%. 6 disciplines were selected as the peak disciplines of Fujian Province, and 12 disciplines were selected as the plateau disciplines of Fujian Province.

 

The school has 2 national engineering technology research centers, 1 national key laboratory jointly established by the province and ministry, 2 collaborative innovation centers jointly established by the province and the ministry in 2011, 2 national and local joint engineering laboratories (research centers), and international cooperation with the Ministry of Education 1 joint laboratory, 4 key laboratories (engineering research centers) of the Ministry of Education, 1 regional and national research center of the Ministry of Education, 2 key laboratories of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, and 3 key laboratories of the State Forestry and Grassland Administration. Since the "Twelfth Five-Year Plan", the school has presided over more than 5,000 scientific research projects, with research funding exceeding 1.5 billion yuan. Won 5-second prizes of the National Science and Technology Progress Award, including 3-second prizes of the National Science and Technology Progress Award. He has won 164 ministerial and provincial natural science and technology awards and 30 social science outstanding achievement awards. Among them, he has won 104 ministerial and provincial science and technology awards. Deciphering the diamondback moth genome, vanilla genome, pineapple genome, longan genome, sugarcane genome, tetraploid cultivar peanut genome, and water lily genome globally, and for the first time analyzed the molecular mechanism of the original light response of blue light receptors in plants.

 

The school is the invention unit of Junco technology. The new varieties of sugarcane, jute, fir, sweet potato, peanut, tea, vegetables, and other new varieties and the formation of practical technical achievements are promoted to cover the main production areas of the country. Relying on the New Rural Development Research Institute approved by the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Ministry of Education, it has built a rural science and technology promotion service model that closely integrates production, education, and research, and has participated in the "China Strait Project Achievement Fair" for many consecutive years and won the Outstanding Organization Award.

 

The school is the Ministry of Education "accepting Chinese Government Scholarship for International Students in China". More than 200 international students from nearly 50 countries are studying for a degree. The school took the lead in launching individual enrollment in Taiwan, co-organizing 4 Sino-foreign cooperative education projects with universities such as Dalhousie University in Canada, the University of British Columbia in Canada, and more than 20 student unions with well-known universities in the United States, Canada, Germany, Australia, and other countries. Cultivation and exchange programs, students can also apply for the China Scholarship Council Innovative Talent Cultivation Program, Rural Revitalization Program, International Organization Program, etc. to study abroad. The school also established a Confucius Institute with the Durban University of Technology in South Africa.

 

The campus of Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University is surrounded by mountains and forests on three sides, with beautiful scenery and the fragrance of birds and flowers. The school was awarded the National Civilized Unit for three consecutive years. The campus property rights cover more than 4,500 acres, non-property rights cover 1,200 acres, there are more than 1,200 acres of science and education bases, more than 55,000 acres of teaching forest farms, with a total asset value of 3.97 billion yuan. The library's collection of paper books (including bound periodicals) is 3.03 million. It has 3.31 million e-books (including e-journals).

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