1st China Rural Industrial Expo Opens in Changsha
The first Rural Industrial Expo of China (RIEC) was inaugurated in Changsha on September 27, 2018. Themed with “developing rural industry, and vitalizing rural economy”, the RIEC displayed the rural development made in recent years, and focused on young talents programs. The China Rural Industry Vitalization Forum opened the same day.
There are four exhibition areas at the RIEC, showcasing quality agricultural products, outstanding family farms, representative leisure farms, and poverty relief achievements of village officials. The exhibition area totaled 22,000 sqm. More than 1,000 exhibitors, 6,000 selling and purchasing agents, and purchasing staffs of large bazars and markets participated.
The former Chinese Agricultural Minister Liu Jian said that, talents are urgently demanded for the development of agricultural production, and keeping green development and ecological development. There are a number of model talent programs and agricultural projects. Next, young people in rural areas should be encouraged to promote rural vitalization with their wisdom and science and technology, he added.