Meeting between Vietnam National University of Forestry and Delegation from Faculty of Forest sciences of the Swedish university of Agricultural Sciences12 tháng 5, 2022
On the morning of May 10th, 2022, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Phung Van Khoa - Vice President of Vietnam National University of Forestry had a meeting with the delegation from Faculty of Forest sciences of the Swedish university of Agricultural Sciences (SLU).
At the meeting, on the side of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, there were: Dr. Mats Sandewall and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Henrik J.Persson, Faculty of Forest sciences of the Swedish university of Agricultural Sciences. On the side of the Vietnam National University of Forestry, there were: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Phung Van Khoa - Vice President, Prof. Dr. Hoang Van Sam - Director of International Cooperation Division, Leaders and Staffs of Faculty of Forestry, Faculty of Forest resources and Environment management, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration.
Speaking at the meeting, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Phung Van Khoa gladly welcomed Dr. Mats Sandewall, and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Henrik J.Persson to visit the Vietnam National University of Forestry. He emphasized that the university was always willing to expand cooperative relationships with SLU. VNUF and SLU have cooperated and signed a memorandum of cooperation from 2004. In 2020, Faculty of Forest sciences of SLU signed student exchange agreement with VNUF and there were 4 students and staff of VNUF participated in the exchange program in Sweden.
Dr. Mats Sandewall was also particularly impressed and highly appreciative of the achievements that the VNUF has achieved over the past 58 years. He agreed to strengthen cooperation between the two universities in the fields of training, research and exchange programs. He also gave a presentation on Trends and aspects on forest restoration in the context of forest landscape change in Vietnam and Sweden.
At the meeting, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Henrik J.Persson gave a presentation on Forest remote sensing in Sweden.
On behalf of the VNUF, Prof. Dr. Hoang Van Sam presented a report on the cooperation between the VNUF and the Swedish, SLU. From 2021 to 2024, the Vietnam National University of Forestry will implement the related activities in the project "Future-Oriented Chemistry" (FOREST) i the framework of the Erasmus+ KA02 project funded by the European Union with Linkoping University - Swedish partner. Besides, VNUF also cooperated on Asian and European plant conservation with The Swedish Museum of Natural History; exchange program of lecturers and students. The meeting also introduced some lecturers who are applying for SLU's PhD program. He affirmed that this partnership would make an important contribution to promoting educational cooperation between the two universities.
Some photos at the meeting
All the meeting