The First Webinar Meeting of
the Rice Research Institute of Iran (RRII) and the Federal Rice Scientific Center of Russia (FRSCR)
The Director-General of the Academic Relations and International Affairs (ARIA), Dr. Valinasab, of the Agricultural Research, Education and Extension (AREEO) organized the First Webinar Meeting of the Rice Research Institute of Iran (RRII) and the Federal Rice Scientific Center of Russia.
This committee meeting was held on 24th February 2021, participated by Dr. Saeeidi, advisor of the Center for Progress and Development of I.R.Iran; Dr. Hosseini, Director General of RRII; Dr. MahmoudSoltani, Head of Academic Relations and International cooperations office (ARICO) of RRII, Dr. Ebadi, Deputy of Finance of RRII, Dr. Moslehi ( Iran’s representative in Russia), Dr. Sergey Garkusha, Director General of the FRSCR; and Dr. Munichikha, Deputy of Director General for innovation and research coordination of the FRSCR.
Dr. Hossieni from the Iranian delegation welcomed and thanked the FRSCR for the tangible interest to collaborate with the RRII, and she continued his speech about the ongoing researches and developed technologies, abilities, interests, problems, and future plans to improve the rice sector, especially with international collaborations. She finished his speech with some clear suggestions for joint projects.
Dr. Munichikha, Deputy Director-General for innovation and research coordination of the FRSCR the representative of Russia on behalf of the Director-General of the FRSCR expressed that these relations can provide a platform for knowledge and experience exchange between both sides and also introduced some of the most important abilities to share for joint projects.
Finally, they emphasized bringing more attention to close collaborations together and prepared some project proposals in the following subjects: germplasm exchange, the breeding project to introduce tolerant rice cultivar (s) for biotic and abiotic stress, and cultivation systems.
Also, both sides strongly agreed along with traditional approaches, advanced and innovative solutions are needed to determine new strategic guidelines for the development of rice industries of two countries.