On September 3, 2013, the China Agricultural Science and Technology Foundation held the “award ceremony of agro-technological extension of China Agricultural Science and Technology Foundation and Jingnai Foundation (2013)” in Xi’an of Shaanxi Province. One hundred winners of agricultural extension agents and farmers received awards.
10 grassroots instructors of the CABTS system were among the winners of the 2013 agro-technology extension. The agro-technological extension award of the China Agricultural Science and Technology Foundation and Jingnai Foundation is designated award established by a donation of 30 million CNY by Mr. Ryoichi Jingnai, the President of Board of JICA to the China Agricultural Science and Technology Foundation. This is the only award that focuses on grassroots extension agents and farmers and is seen as the highest award for grassroots agricultural technological extension.
There have been 43 grassroots instructors of CABTS awarded since 2006.