On 16 May, CAU Futong, the commercial service platform under China Agriculture University organized a webinar about urban agriculture and horticultural technology with international speakers and global audiences. Urban agriculture and horticultural technology seminar is an annual event that CAU Futong organized in Beijing since 2010. Because of the coronavirus, traveling is highly restricted. With this concern, Futong organized his first webinar about urban agriculture and horticultural technology.
On January 24th, the last day of the Chinese year of the Pig, Zuid-Holland Province hosted a meeting to celebrate the new year of the Rat, look back at the Zuid-Holland mission to China in November 2019 and look forward to the China activities in 2020.
The King's Commissioner Jaap Smit and Regional Minister Adri Bom-Lemstra are in China from 17 to 22 November inclusive. Together with representatives of 30 businesses from Zuid-Holland they will focus on sustainable development and modernisation of agriculture and horticulture during their trade mission.
In the afternoon of 18 October, Ms Adri Bom-Lemstra, Vice-governor of Province of Zuid-Holland and Mr Jean-Christophe Spapens, Head of the Unit European and International affairs, received Mr. Shi, Vice-governor of Hebei and his delegation at the World Horti Center.
On October 12th, 2019, Ms. Fokje Lamboo and Mr. Etwin Grootscholten, two Senior Policy Officials at Province of Zuid-Holland, received Mr. Zhang Xiaosheng, Director of Cooperation and Exchange Office in Beijing Agricultural Bureau and his delegation in The Hague.
On September 16, Guangdong and Hunan Provincial Department of Circular Economy, Guangdong Circular Economy Association delegation visited BlueCity in Rotterdam. The delegation is received by Fokje Lamboo, Senior Policy Advisor of PZH. Together with Province of Zuid Holland, Superuse Studio, DCMR and ACCEZ (Accelerating Circular Economy Zuid-Holland) hosted a industrial green development symposium. This was a great opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences about circular economy development as well as addressing the challenges and opportunities
On September 13th, 2019, Ms. Marga van de Luijtgaarden, Senior Policy Official at Province of Zuid-Holland, received Mr. Liu Xiaotao, Deputy Director of Department of Natural Resources Utilization of Shanghai government and his delegation in the provincial building in The Hague.
The Hebei Commerce Department, Mr. Qian Jiang, Head of Investment & Business Promotions Division at Hebei Commerce Department and his delegation were received at Province of Zuid-Holland.
In the morning of 22 July, Mr. Wiebe Brandsma, Head of Department of Economy and Society at Province of South Holland, and Mr. Etwin Grootscholten, Senior Policy Advisor Greenport received Mr. Ren Gang, Vice mayor of Linyi City at Shandong Province and his delegation in the provincial building in The Hague.
The Province of Zuid-Holland's China Desk is organising a mission to China led by the King’s Commissioner Mr Jaap Smit in the week from 18 until 22 November 2019. Zuid-Holland has a long-term and fruitful cooperation with the Province of Hebei and the urban district of Shanghai Pudong.