Yunnan Agricultural University

Yunnan Agricultural University


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Introduction to Yunnan Agricultural University

Yunnan Agricultural University (云南农业大学, website) is located in the spring city of Kunming, bordering Longquan Mountain in the north and Panlong River in the east, and adjacent to the famous scenic spot Kunming Heilongtan Park.

The university was founded in 1938, formerly known as the National Yunnan University College of Agriculture, and was established in Chenggong County, Kunming. It was independently established in 1958 as the Kunming Agriculture and Forestry College, and moved to Heilongtan, the northern suburb of Kunming. In 1962, South Yunnan University and West Yunnan University merged into Kunming. The College of Agriculture and Forestry was relocated to Binchuan County, Dali Prefecture in 1969, and to Xundian County, Qujing District in 1970. It merged with Yunnan Agricultural Labor University to establish Yunnan Agricultural University in 1971, and moved back to Heilongtan in the northern suburb of Kunming in 1980. In 1983, it became a master’s degree authorizing unit. In 1993, it became a key university in Yunnan Province. In 2003, it became a doctoral degree authorizing unit. In 2007, it established a postdoctoral research station. In 2008, the undergraduate teaching evaluation of the Ministry of Education was excellent. In 2009, 2013, and 2014, the Provincial Party Committee and Provincial Government relied on school education management resources to establish the Yunnan Rural Cadre College, Yunnan Food Safety Management College, and Yunnan Plateau Special Agricultural Industry Research Institute. . In 2013, the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Ministry of Education approved the construction of the New Rural Development Research Institute of Yunnan Agricultural University.

Yunnan Agricultural University has 25,684 full-time students, 7,504 adult education students, and nearly 200 foreign students of various types. The school has a school headquarters and Wuhua Campus, Pu’er Campus, and Xishuangbanna Campus, covering an area of 3803 acres, the school building covers an area of 697,000 square meters, and the total value of teaching and research equipment is 33.23 million yuan. The school library is the CALLS National Agronomy Documentation Information Center and the CALLS National Agronomy Center member library. In 2014, it was approved as the Science and Technology Search Station of the Ministry of Education. It has 1.716 million printed books, 831 paper periodicals, and 31,000 electronic periodicals. There are 2.278 million e-books and 50 Chinese and foreign databases can be used. The school’s information construction is becoming more and more perfect, and the construction of digital campuses and smart campuses has achieved remarkable results. The school currently has 22 colleges, covering planting, aquaculture, water conservancy and hydropower, agricultural engineering, agricultural economic management, and some humanities and social science disciplines.

The University currently has 1,828 faculty members, including more than 700 senior titles. There are 1 academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 4 candidates of the national multi-million talent engineering project, 21 persons enjoying the State Council allowance, 16 outstanding talents with outstanding contributions from Yunnan Province, 19 persons enjoying the provincial government allowance, 1 national teaching teacher, and provincial teaching 20 famous teachers, 8 provincial high-level talents special support plan teaching teachers in colleges and universities, 62 provincial academic and technical leaders and reserve talents, provincial innovative talents, 1 national outstanding teacher, selected as “Yunling Scholar” talents in Yunnan Province Cultivate 7 people. It has one national science and technology innovation team, eight provincial science and technology innovation teams, two provincial philosophy and social science innovation teams, and six university science and technology innovation teams. There are 2 national advanced collectives in the education system, 1 national advanced collective of professional and technical personnel, 9 members of the Higher Education Teaching Guidance Committee of the Ministry of Education, and 1 National Science and Technology Award Evaluation Expert.

The university has always been based on the economic and social development needs of Yunnan Province. In the early days of the school, a group of academic pioneers represented by agricultural educator Tang Huizhen, agronomist Zhang Haiqiu, breeder Zhu Baochu, plant pathologist Duan Yongjia, tobacco scientist Xu Tianyi, biostatistician Lu Weilian, and horticultural scientist Cai Kehua. With the foundation of the frontier agricultural university, the ancestors’ style has inspired generations of students to practice the school motto of “honesty, erudition, and understanding of agriculture”. For more than 80 years, it has trained more than 150,000 professionals with “scientific sentiment, earth sentiment, and peasant complex” for the society. Among them, rice breeder and national advanced worker Gui Qiao Deng Youcheng devoted himself to Yi District for fifty years, and developed “Chujing” series rice varieties, the promotion area accounted for more than 50% of the rice planting area in the middle elevation area of Yunnan Province; tobacco breeding expert, “National Tobacco industry labor model “Li Yongping, bred” Yunyan 85 “and” Yunyan 87 “varieties, and the promotion area accounted for 56.7% of the national tobacco planting area in 2007; Cui Xiuming, the winner of the National” May One “Labor Medal, is based in Miaoling, Zhuang Township, becoming the leader of the “Seventh-seventh Township” pillar industry technology leader; livestock expert Ma Chongwen takes root on the grassroots level and becomes a “moving figure for the promotion of animal husbandry and veterinary science and technology in China”; emerged in the fields of health, biotechnology and agriculture A group of outstanding entrepreneurs who have started business has promoted the rapid development of the local economy and society. More than 80% of senior agricultural technicians in Yunnan Province, more than 80% of heads of agricultural technology extension stations (institute), more than 80% of county and township leaders in charge of agriculture are graduates of our school, and minority graduates account for more than 30%. They are familiar with Minority culture, mastering modern agricultural science and technology and management knowledge, taking root in the frontier ethnic areas, working hard, making important contributions to promoting national unity, frontier stability, and promoting social and economic development in frontier ethnic areas.

In recent years, in accordance with the requirements of comprehensively deepening comprehensive reform and focusing on connotative development, Yunnan Agricultural University has taken multiple measures to actively promote education and teaching reform. Further adjust and optimize the professional structure, and gradually build a discipline and professional framework with agricultural sciences as the advantages, and the interdisciplinary, mutually supportive, and coordinated development of agriculture, engineering, economics, management, science, literature, law, and education; Cultivation plan, constructing diverse talent training models and systems; forming a three-level “quality engineering” system at the national, provincial, and school levels; a total of 144 national and 451 provincial-level quality engineering projects have been approved; courses have been established Development system, autonomous learning center, experimental teaching center, teaching research base and teaching management five teaching platforms; won one national teaching achievement second prize, one outstanding prize, one provincial teaching achievement special prize, one first prize 11 32 second-class awards; national teaching masters, national high-quality courses, national experimental teaching demonstration centers, national talent training model innovation experimental areas, national specialty specialty construction sites; 2005-2018, 14 consecutive years It was rated as excellent in the employment evaluation of college graduates in Yunnan Province, and was rated as “the 50 typical employment strategies of graduates nationwide in 2011-2012” by the Ministry of Education. Universities “” 2016 annual national innovation and entrepreneurship 50 typical college experience, “2017 was identified as the Ministry of Education,” National deepen innovation and entrepreneurship education reform demonstration universities “, was awarded the” employment advanced unit “honorary title of the State Council.

Yunnan Agricultural University has undertaken various types of projects such as the United Nations Global Environment Facility, the EU project, the national key research and development plan, the national 973 plan, the 863 plan, the science and technology support plan, the scientific research project for the public welfare industry, the agricultural reform office of the State Council, and the national fund key project. More than 3480 items, with 1.3 billion yuan in scientific research funding, won the second prize of National Technology Invention Award, the second prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award, the first prize of FAO Scientific Research Award, the CGIAR Outstanding Science Award, He Liang He Li There are 455 international, national, provincial and ministerial awards such as the Science and Technology Progress Award, the Yunnan Science and Technology Outstanding Contribution Award, and the Yunnan Province Science and Technology Progress Special Award. 165 new animal and plant varieties (lines) including Dianza pig supporting lines, Longling yellow goat, Wuding silky fowl, rice, corn, potato, wheat, sugarcane, soybean, vegetables, flowers, medicinal plants, forages . Published 27,107 papers, of which 4,197 were SCI, EI, CPCI-S and other papers. 1177 patents were granted, including 281 invention patents. At the same time, based on the advantages of biological resources in Yunnan, the school focuses on the major strategic goals of the Provincial Party Committee and Provincial Government and the development needs of “agriculture, rural areas, and farmers”. The innovation of the system and mechanism provides talents with scientific and technological and intellectual support for the development of modern agricultural industries with plateau characteristics. Among them, the academician Zhu Youyong’s team created the theory and technology of agricultural biodiversity control of pests and diseases. The research results were published in the cover article “Nature”, and they were widely applied and applied in China in a large area of 302 million acres. The successful model of using biodiversity to control pests and diseases in the world, won the second prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award, the second prize of the National Technical Invention Award; Professor Li Yiyou, etc. took the lead in breeding China’s first rice male sterile line, and first realized China’s hybrid japonica rice. The “Three Lines” package won the National Science Conference Award, created a world record of 1108.55 kilograms of hybrid japonica rice yield, led the team to develop more than 40 varieties, and promoted more than 30 million mu in total; Professor Sheng Jun’s team focused on tea and other characteristic biological resources. Establish tea tree genome database, systematically explain the origin and evolution of tea tree, and tea tree gene migration rules, clarify the mechanism of Pu’er tea to lower blood lipids, lower blood sugar, and slow down the complications of diabetes. New resources for innovation Leading the industry to upgrade and develop; Professor Wei Hongjiang’s team constructed gene editing and somatic cell cloning technology, and cooperated with the United States to obtain the world’s first batch of endogenous retroviral inactivated cloned pigs, which was published as a cover article on Science and obtained A variety of mini-pig disease models including human systemic lupus erythematosus, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and dwarfism were introduced.

Yunnan Agricultural University adheres to the road of revitalizing agriculture with science and education with Chinese characteristics, attaches great importance to the transformation and promotion of scientific and technological achievements, vigorously promotes school-land, school-enterprise cooperation, and gradually forms a main body that serves the “three rural” issues and focuses on many social services The “one-many, multi-point” scientific and technological service pattern has made remarkable achievements in social service work. The school has signed cooperation agreements with more than 670 enterprises in more than 10 states (cities) including Kunming, Pu’er, Wenshan, Dehong, Diqing, and Dali, and has established comprehensive, deep-level, and wide-field cooperative relations; The “3 + 3” school-county joint action will vigorously support the development of high-quality, high-yield, and efficient modern agriculture in the local area; deepen the “eight counties and one township” to carry out poverty alleviation, and assist the cassava villages in Qianchang Town, Yaoan County, Xinhua Village, Shaqiao Town, Nanhua County, Yao’an County, which has been helping the 16 years of continuous poverty alleviation in 2018, has helped Fulancang County to achieve remarkable results and has been reported intensively by 9 news media including CCTV; it has given full play to the research on the development of new rural areas at the national level Institute, Yunnan Plateau Characteristic Agricultural Industry Research Institute, Yunnan Rural Cadre College, Yunnan Food Safety Management College and China-ASEAN Education and Training Center, Quality Provincial Teacher Training and Training Base Accredited by the Ministry of Education, Modern Agriculture in Yunnan Province Advantages and functions of technical training bases, and actively explore the establishment of a university-based, combination of agriculture, science and education, integration of education, science and technology, and internationalization of social services Technology new service model. The school has been commended by the Provincial Party Committee and the Provincial Government as “an advanced collective for social poverty alleviation” for seven consecutive years. In 2018, the “Thick Planting Technology Resources to Help Industrial Poverty Alleviation” submitted by our school was selected as “20 Provincial Universities’ Targeted Projects for Targeted Poverty Alleviation and Targeted Poverty Alleviation”.

Yunnan Agricultural University has established exchange and cooperation relationships with 75 institutions in 23 countries including the United Kingdom, the United States, Japan, Germany, South Korea, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, and Slovenia. Beginning in 1987, cooperating with the University of Hoover-Hampton in the United Kingdom to conduct scientific research cooperation to jointly train doctoral students; in 2014, it was approved as a “Chinese Civil and Environmental Engineering” Sino-foreign cooperative education project; in 1997 it was approved to recruit international students in China; in 2014 it became a Chinese government scholarship Institutions for receiving foreign students; Beginning in 2001, the “2 + 2” joint undergraduate program was launched with the University of Lawrencestein in the Netherlands; in 2012, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Education approved the “China-ASEAN Education and Training Center” to be listed in our school and undertake various International training on agricultural science and technology internationally commissioned by ministries or international organizations; approved in 2015 to conduct a Sino-foreign cooperative education project with the University of Lincoln, New Zealand; “Agriculture and Forestry Economic Management”; Long-term “2 + 1 + 1” with universities in Vietnam, Thailand, and Myanmar Jointly training undergraduates majoring in Vietnamese, Thai, and Chinese as a foreign language; cooperating with well-known enterprises such as Yuntianhua to carry out projects such as “School-enterprise International Education”, which has promoted the internationalization of social services. He has chaired more than 20 international scientific and technological cooperation projects funded by GEF, EU, ADB, IRRI, etc., and enjoys a good international reputation.


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