25 October 2017: 43 students from National Tainan First Senior High School (TNFSH) at WorldVeg HQ.
2 November 2017: 12 visitors led by Chao Bing, Vice President, Hainan Academy of Agricultural Sciences, PRC visit WorldVeg HQ.
6-10 November 2017: Muryanto (right), Biotech Lab Manager, East-West Seed, Indonesia, visited the Center to discuss the possibility of future cooperation on molecular breeding. With Yung-kuang Huang, WorldVeg Genebank scientist.
10 November 2017: 46 international students from 13 countries led by Chifumi Takagi, Assistant Professor, International Master’s Program of Agriculture from National Chung Hsing University, visited WorldVeg HQ to tour the Demonstration Garden and Genebank.
14 November 2017: Ming-Che Shih (left), Distinguished Research Fellow and Secretary General of Academia Sinica, Taiwan visited WorldVeg HQ with Zhengbiao Yang, professor of the Center for Plant Cell Biology, Institute of Integrated Genome Biology, and Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside, and Chizuko Yamamuro, Fujian A&F University’s Outstanding Scientists Recruitment Project from the People’s Republic of China to discuss future cooperation with the Center. Ming-Che Shih (left), with Yung-kuang Huang, WorldVeg Genebank scientist.
15-24 November 2017: Aditya Pratap, Principal Scientist of the Crop Improvement Division of the ICAR-Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur, India exchanged information and research results with WorldVeg scientists and gave a seminar on “Mungbean Improvement Programme in India.”
17 November 2017: Irene Chou, reporter and a cameraman from TVBS Channel, Taiwan visit WorldVeg HQ to film a TV news program – “Flip the World,” which was broadcast on 26 November 2017.
22 November 2017: 60 teachers from Dacheng Primary School, Shanhua, Tainan, Taiwan visited WorldVeg HQ for a tour of the Demonstration Garden with Shiu-luan Lu.
21-22 November 2017: Gert-Jan de Boer (left), Manager Research and Applications Biotechnology Research Biochemistry/Molecular Bio and Joep van Balen (third from left), Product Development Manager Asia, Enza Zaden Seed Company, met with WorldVeg Plant Breeder Peter Hanson (second from left), Postdoctoral Scientist Derek Barchenger, Pepper Breeder Sanjeet Kumar (fourth and fifth from left), Vegetable Breeder Mohamed Rakha, Head of Molecular Genetics Roland Schafleitner, and Genebank Manager Marteen van Zonnenfeld (not shown).
24 November 2017: 65 participants from Vietnam Association of Corporate Directors attending the “2017 Agricultural, Industrial Trade Investment Cooperation and Exchange between Vietnam and Taiwan” organized by Tainan City Government enjoyed a visit to the WorldVeg Vegetable Demonstration Garden with Shiu-luan Lu (right).
28 November 2017: 25 international students from 10 countries led by Professor Wen-Chi Huang from the Department of Agribusiness Management, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology (NPUST), Taiwan toured the Demo Garden.