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Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University (FAFU) is a multi-disciplinary university formed by merging Fujian Agricultural University and Fujian Forestry College. The university inherits rich academic tradition from a lineage of distinctive predecessor institutions which include Agricultural College of Fukien Christian University (founded in 1936) and Fukien Provincial Agricultural College (founded in 1940). Its main campus is located in the west suburb of Fuzhou and its branch campus is in Nanping City. FAFU covers an area of more than 190 hectares with 710000 square meters of floor space.
In the university, there are 3 postdoctoral research centers,1 national key disciplines ,1 national center for research and personal training in science, 2 degree-conferring programs for doctorate in the first level discipline; 23 for doctorate in the second level disciplines; 51 for masters; 3 key disciplines recognized and supported by the Ministry of Agriculture, and 15 provincial key disciplines. Besides, there are 19 colleges, with 62 disciplines for undergraduates, 29 for professional training and 54 for adult education.
Of the total enrollment of 28000 students, there are 1800 graduates for master degree and Ph.D, 20000 undergraduates and students for professional training, and 6700 students for adult education. FAFU has a faculty and staff of 2200 people, and of the 1300 teachers, there are 550 professors and associate professors (or research and associate research professors), including 1 academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 3 members of Disciplinary Appraisal Panel of Academic Degree Appraisal Committee under the State Council, 9 state young and middle-aged experts with outstanding contributions, 6 selected candidates for the national "Project for the Cultivation of Tens of Millions of Talents", 30 provincial excellent experts, 359 doctoral and masteral supervisors, and 112 experts with the special government allowances awarded by the State Council.
FAFU has set up 51 research institutes. The National Quarantine Station for Sugarcane Variety Introduction, Cane Sugar Inspection Center of Ministry of Agriculture, Key Laboratory of Sugarcane Genetics and Breeding under Ministry of Agriculture, Fujian Entomological Ecology Key Laboratory, Key Laboratory of Plant Virology of Fujian Province, Fujian Provincial Training and Popularization Center of Agricultural Science and Technology, Fujian Chinese Fir Research Center and Fujian Bamboo Research Center have also been set up in the university. Each year, over 200 national and provincial scientific research projects are undertaken, and since 1978, over 600 achievements have been attained, over 400 of them have been awarded national, ministry or provincial prizes of Scientific and Technological Achievements. Most of these achievements have turned into productive forces and enormous social and economic benefits have been achieved. The scientific and Technological Development Corporation of FAFU has the power to engage in import and export trade, and is one of the first 25 high-tech enterprises granted by Fujian Provincial Government.
FAFU has established academic exchanges and cooperative relationships with universities and research institutes in more than 20 countries and regions such as USA, Britain, Germany, Japan, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Belgium and Thailand, and has friendly ties with University of California, Yale University and Oregon State University in USA, North Wales University in Britain, Louvain University in Belgium, University of Canterbury in New Zealand, Monash University in Australia, University of New Brunswick, Saint Mary's University, Nova Scotia Agricultural College in Canada, Kasetsart University in Thailand, Agricultural University of Malaysia as well as Taiwan University. The journal of the university is issued at home and abroad, and besides that, Sugarcane, Wuyi Science Journal, The East China Entomology Journal, Problems of Forestry Economics, and Theory and Practice on Forestry Higher Learning are also the publications of the university.
The university pays great attention to the Party building and Ideological and Political Work as well as the construction of spiritual civilization. It aims to develop campus culture and foster a harmonious campus life for students. Thus, the university has been awarded the honorary titles of “National Advan-ced Grass-roots Party Organization,” “Advanced Unit for Discipline Inspection and Supervision Work of the National Teaching System,” “Fujian’s Advanced Grass-roots Party Organization” “Fujian’s Civilized School ”(3 consecutive times), “Advanced College of Fujian’s Party Building and Ideological and Politi-cal Work” (2 consecutive times), “Fujian’s Green School ,” and “Fujian’s Safe Campus ” .
In accordance with its development, carrying forward the spirit of the 17th Party Congress, FAFU strives for an innovative, open, harmonious, safe, honest, energy saving, digital and eco-friendly cam-pus with talent cultivation, discipline construction, and the disciplinary platform and base construction as its focus. By 2015, FAFU will surely have turned itself into the base for the cultivation of innovative talents, established itself as an advanced university in the same domestic level with coordinating development, comprehensive strength and the entire education quality to provide enough intellectual support and talent guarantee for building a great province, the construction of West Coast Economic Zone of Taiwan Straits and that of new socialist countryside.

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