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Chinese Government Friendship Award in 2015

IARRP | Updated: 2021-07-18

Prof. Ryosuke Shibasaki with the University of Tokyo, Japan, won the Chinese Government Friendship Award in 2015. Since 1995, Professor Shibasaki, an internationally renowned expert at the Center for Spatial Information Science of the University of Tokyo, has maintained close cooperation and exchanges with the Institute of Agricultural Resources and Regional Planning (IARRP) of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) in the field of agricultural information technology. Through technology construction assistance, technology transfer, lectures and talent training, Prof. Shibasaki helped increase the international influence of scientists from IARRP and promote the development of agricultural information technology. He has trained eight doctoral students, one master’s student, and eight post-doctoral fellows from China and worked with five senior Chinese visiting scholars at the University of Tokyo, with many of them returning to China through various talent programs. Prof. Shibasaki has played an important role in high-end talents training in the information field in China.