Wageningen Alumni in China (WAC)
President of the Executive board of Wageningen University and Research Center, Mr. Aalt Dijkhuizen, the Netherlands Alumni Network in China (NANC) and Wageningen alumnus Mr. Huang Sanwen signed a Letter of Intent for setting up an official alumni network for WUR alumni in China--Wageningen Alumni in China (WAC) in June 2005 and it was launched on September 17th.
WAC is one chapter of NANC. Prof. Qu Dongyu, Vice-president of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) is appointed as the chairman. Dr. Huang Sanwen is appointed as the general secretary. The objectives of WAC are to establish three platforms: platform for Chinese alumni exchanging information, platform of introducing Dutch advanced agricultural technology, and platform that introduces Chinese agriculture.
- On the occasion of the visit of the new rector magnificus of Wageningen University, Prof Martin Kropff, an alumni dinner party is held on the evening of June 22, 2006. All alumni of Wageningen University, IAC, ILRI and van Hall Larenstein are welcomed!
- The president of Wageningen University visits CAAS on November 21, 2006 to sign the MoU between CAAS and WUR. On the occasion of his visit, a reception for all alumni of Wageningen University, the International Agricultural Centre and Van Hall Larenstein is held at the Dutch Embassy.
- On the occasion of 35 years of China - Dutch diplomatic connections, a seminar on Food & Nutrition is organised by the Royal Dutch Embassy, CAAS and Wageningen UR on Wednesday, May 16, 2007 in Beijing. All WUR alumni are warmly invited!