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MARA-CABI Joint Laboratory: 12 years of achievement (Chinese)

Published: May, 2021

Study brief

Min Wan, Julian Chen, Hongmei Li, Jinping Zhang, Bo Yuan, Qiaoqiao Zhang, Feng Zhang, Kongming Wu, Xueping Zhou, Ulrich Kuhlmann

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) -CABI Joint Laboratory for Bio-safety (hereinafter “Joint Lab”) was launched in 2008. Since its establishment, the Joint Lab has successfully led and/or implemented 32 international cooperation projects on research and technology transfer in the broad plant protection area. More than 80 Chinese and overseas organizations have participated in these projects, with a total funding of approximately US$ 33 million. After 12-years of operation, the Joint Lab is now widely regarded as one of the top platforms of its type within the Chinese agricultural research and development community.

An impact study was conducted, using qualitative approaches, to review stakeholders’ needs and priorities on functions and key collaboration areas, to assess the output efficiency through an input-output analysis, and to evaluate social and ecological benefits of the Joint Lab. The study provides lessons and recommendations for further development of the Joint Lab, which will be beneficial for similar collaborations between CABI and other member countries as well.


本研究主要采用定性的研究方法,系统地开展了联合实验室影响评估工作。全面了解利益相关方对联合实验室功能定位和重点合作领域的需求和反馈, 综合评估联合实验室的经济效益、社会效益和生态效益。评估的主要结果和经验总结将有助于联合实验室未来发展方向和工作重点的规划,促进中国农业科技国际合作的可持续发展,提升中国在农业生物安全领域的国际影响力与话语权。而联合实验室在合作模式上的探索与创新,也将为CABI与其他成员国的合作提供参考。

MARA-CABI Joint Laboratory: 12 years of achievement (Chinese)


Type Study brief

Published in Study Brief 37: Impact in Chinese

Language Chinese

Year 2021

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