On March 1st 2018, An Giang University signed an MOU with An Giang Deparment of Agriculture and Rural Development on developing the human force in agriculture. The signing ceremony took place as part of the plans on reinforcing and developing the human force in agriculture and rural development in An Giang in 2018 – 2020 operated by the An Giang Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Following the MOU, AGU agreed to support the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development through (1) providing postgraduate courses and training programs to develop the capacity of staff working on agricultural issues at districts, communes, as well as labour force in rural areas, (2) introducing scholarship programs and internship opportunities in developed countries, (3) developing English and Japanese proficiency and the use of IT in agriculture, and (4) establishing a database system for training purposes.
This MOU signing ceremony marked the successful implementation of Directive 09 on developing agriculture with high tech in 2012 – 2020 and to 2030 extensively and helped AGU foster research and technology transfer to provincial and regional departments, communities, and enterprises.
Anh Thu – AGU Library (Translated by Chi Do Na)
Pictures: Ho Thanh Binh – Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources