Recently, learned from the Department of Science and Technology of Hebei, HAAFS’ application of 2019 provincial science and technology planning projects gained satisfactory results. This year's application is the first time organized after the reform of the management planning system and the funding focus leans toward grassroots institutions and enterprises. Under the new circumstances, with careful planning, HAAFS submitted 91 applications and 49 of those were approved, accounting for over one third of the newly approvals in agriculture related fields and the new projects cover all the research institutes. 21 projects got supports by the Special Fund for Modern Seed Science and Technology, accounting for 31.8% of its kind, showing the dominant position of HAAFS' crop breeding research.
Up to now, HAAFS’ ongoing Provincial S&T Planning Projects have reached to 95 with new research fund growth of 26.9 million Yuan RMB. This is a substantial increase over previous years.