On January 10, 2008, a meeting of the liaison officer of Leading Group of Central Agricultural Broadcasting and Television School (CABTS) was held in Beijing. The liaison officers from 19 joint sponsors attended the meeting including Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Personnel, Ministry of Labor and Social Security, State Family Planning Commission, State Administration of Radio, Film and Television, State Forestry Bureau etc.
In the meeting, CABTS presented a report on reviewing comprehensively the work in 2007 and circulating the achievements in the field of farmers' science and technology training, rural laborers transfer training, forging well-trained farmers in rural area, and media resource development. The report also lays out the overall arrangements for the work in 2008. First is to vigorously boost the training of human resource in rural area. Second is continue to conduct the science and technology training orientate farmers who engage in farming business. Third is to further carry out the rural laborers transfer training program. Fourth is to accelerate the development of professional skills appraisal. Fifth is to strengthen the whole capacity of instruction of CABTS system. Sixth is to develop instructional resource with high quality. Seventh is to actively promote propaganda and open CABTS further to outside world.