Senior Chinese academic visits AFBI Hillsborough

Date published: 20 January 2014

Area of Expertise:

David Wills, Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) Hillsborough pictured with Professor Diao, a senior member of the management committee in the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science (CAAS) Feed Research Institute, Beijing, who is currently visiting AFBI Hillsborough.

David Wills and Professor Diao,

 The CAAS is the leading agricultural research organisation in China and plays a key role in serving nationwide agricultural research and rural development. Professor Diao is a leading research scientist in China in the area of improving production efficiency and reducing environment footprint in ruminant production systems. The overall objective of Professor Diao’s visit is to learn more about the current research programme at AFBI and to further develop collaborative links between AFBI and CAAS Feed Research Institute.

Notes to editors: 

AFBI carries out high quality technology research and development, statutory, analytical, and diagnostic testing functions for DARD and other Government departments, public bodies and commercial companies.


AFBI's Vision is “Scientific excellence in Northern Ireland …  serving the world”.


All media enquiries to AFBI Press Office 

Share this page