Agricultural Expert System in China

02 Zero hunger12 Responsible consumption and production
  • Year: 2003
  • Award: World Summit Award
  • Category: Learning & Education
  • Organisation: China National Engineering Research Center for Information Technology in Agriculture
  • Country: China



In 1990, the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology initiated the Agricultural Expert Systems within the National High-Tech R&D Program of China (863 plan). Today, the project provides agricultural knowledge and techniques to millions of local farmers on its web based platforms. established an extensive agricultural research, production & management system with ICT as key technologies. It improves the economic and environmental information and communication in various regions of the country.