编者按：3月24日，我校校长孙其信率团访问马拉维科技大学，在乔洛（Thyolo）与马拉维科技大学校长Address Malata签署《谅解备忘录》，我校将通过加强对口来华留学和短期教师培训，提升马拉维科技大学的师资水平，还将与马拉维科技大学联合争取多种政府和国际组织支持，为马拉维农业发展培养技术推广和农业管理人才，将中国农业发展的成功经验和成熟技术介绍给马拉维。马拉维全国性报纸《The Nation》对此事进行了报道，本网对英文原文进行转载，以飨师生。
The Malawi University of Science and Technology (Must) on Saturday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with China Agriculture University (CAU) to enhance technological advancement in the country’s agricultural sector.
Speaking during the signing ceremony at Must in Thyolo, CAU president Sun Qixin said China is committed to supporting Must to introduce faculties that will help improve skills, knowledge and techniques for increased productivity among farmers.
Malata and Sun sign the MoU as other officials look on
To achieve this, CAU has promised to work on capacity building and increasing human resource by offering Must lecturers scholarships to study in China and thereafter introduce new faculties at the university according to their expertise.
Said Sun: “We are pledging to support this university in providing necessary equipment and introduce exchange programmes for lecturers and students so that they interact and learn from each other.
“We are also suggesting that we set up a milk processing factory here at Must to help smallholder farmers in value addition.”
In her remarks, Must vice-chancellor Address Malata hailed the partnership, saying the university requires such partnerships to grow.
“We hope to benefit more knowing that CAU is one of the top universities in China and the world as a whole. Although they are an agriculture university, they are very comprehensive on issues of science and technology and we are so excited about this partnership,” she said.
Malata said the MoU will benefit both sides, especially through exchange programmes for lecturers and students from both universities.
Before the signing of the MoU, the Chinese delegates visited the nearby Goliati Milk Bulking Centre in Thyolo where they pledged to donate generators to ease challenges that farmers were facing due to frequent power blackouts.
Opened in 1905, CAU is one of the highly ranked universities in China. n