International/BRI

Chinese-led team reviews “physics root”, an ethnomedicine

Extracts of “Physics root” (Veronicastrum Heist. ex Fabr. (Plantaginaceae)) are used in China and many other Asian and African countries in the treatment of ascites edema, blood stasis, pain relief, chronic nephritis, injury, fever, cough, headache, arthritis, dysentery, rheumatism, pleural effusion, liver damage, and other disorders. Gang-wan HU of the CAS Key Laboratory of Plant Germplasm Enhancement and […]

Science museum in Ethiopia opened, aided by China

http://en.people.cn/n3/2022/1006/c90000-10154924.html https://newbusinessethiopia.com/culture-tourism/ethiopia-set-to-inaugurate-science-museum/ Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has inaugurated a China-aided state-of-the-art science museum in Addis Ababa. The science museum, which is a major part of China-aided Addis Ababa Riverside Green Development Project Phase II, has two buildings consisting of a research center and a uniquely designed place to preserve ancient and modern technology in different […]

Huawei and Austrian Dronetech develop “digital sky” for smart farming

http://en.people.cn/n3/2022/1005/c90000-10154828.html https://www.dronetech.at Chinese tech giant Huawei will deepen its partnership with leading Austrian drone maker Dronetech in 5G-powered smart farming. Their collaboration is entering a second phase called “Digital Sky.”Huawei will provide cloud computing services on top of 5G to support real-time artificial intelligence (AI) analysis. Meanwhile, Dronetech’s drones, equipped with high-resolution cameras and sensors, […]

Chinese companies build wind farms and solar fields in Jordan

http://en.people.cn/n3/2022/0930/c90000-10153930.html China’s Three Gorges International Corporation (CTGI) has built and acquired a wind farm in Shobak, Jordan. which was put into operation in 2021 with an installed capacity of 45 MW. The project could power around 30,000 Jordanian households within a year. In addition CGTI operates another wind farm and a solar power plant in Jordan. The three […]

High-level S&T meeting between China and Japan on zero CO2 emissions

The “2021-22 China-Japan High-Level Researchers Exchange Meeting (Decarbonization and Growth),” jointly organized by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) and Tsinghua University, took place on September 21 in Beijing. Nearly 30 researchers and business representatives from China and Japan participated in the activity, which focused on “virtually […]

China tests water-saving and draught-tolerant rice in Botswana

http://j.people.com.cn/n3/2022/0630/c95952-10117026.html The rice harvested on “China Rice Abundance Day” stems from a collaboration between Botswana Agricultural and Natural Resources University and Botswana Africa Agricultural Co., Ltd. It is based on a water-saving and drought-tolerant rice variety bred in China, adaptive test cultivation in Botswana selecting varieties that  match the climate characteristics of Botswana, and efforts […]

BRICS countries launch joint committee on space cooperation

http://en.people.cn/n3/2022/0526/c90000-10101737.html Representatives of space agencies from the five member countries — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — reviewed and adopted documents on technical specifications for data exchange, and the implementation procedures for joint observation. They signed an agreement on the Cooperation on BRICS Remote Sensing Satellite Constellation. The constellation is made up of […]

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