The Galilee International Management Institute has signed a five-year cooperation agreement with the Chinese government on innovations in agriculture.

The Galilee public training institute offers advanced seminars to professionals from over 170 transitional and industrialized countries, in an attempt to promote cooperation on global and regional levels.

Over the last 10 years, the Galilee International Management Institute (GIMI) has trained over 900 Chinese officials.

China-Israel cooperation on global and regional levels. Photo courtesy
China-Israel cooperation on global and regional levels. Photo courtesy

Zhang Jianguo, Vice Minister of Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security in Beijing, recently headed a delegation of Chinese government officials to GIMI to sign a series of agreements. Zhang is the administrator of the China Association for International Exchange of Personnel (CAIEP) branch of the Chinese government responsible sending senior government officials overseas for advanced studies

The new agreements call for GIMI to train approximately 130 Chinese — mainly in the fields of agriculture, water management and technological innovation — each year for the five years.

Liu Yandong, Vice Premier of the People’s Republic of China, was also in town and met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.