USTH and CIRAD sign MoU on higher education

Monday - 27/07/2015 10:20

On July 9th 2015, USTH and CIRAD (le Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement) signed an MOU on Cooperation for higher education. USTH and CIRAD are both interested in contributing to sustainable energy development, and improving natural resource management towards sustainable livelihoods in Asia. Both organizations agree to carry out collaborative research and tertiary education activities on sustainable management for clean energy technology development, with emphasis on biomass resources, throughout USTH's area or jurisdiction, focusing on Vietnam and South East Asia. In order to implement this co-operation, CIRAD has assigned the services of Dr.Laurent VAN DE STEENE, a senior scientist at CIRAD, Research Unit Biomass, Wood, Energy, Bioproducts (BioWooEB), to the USTH Energy Department.