Academia and Research Institutions

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Description: Signed in 2015, the collaboration between FAO and the Asia-Pacific Network for Sustainable Forest Management and Rehabilitation (APFNet) aims to develop sustainable forest management capacities in the Asia-Pacific region.  To achieve this objective, the partners engage in joint technical cooperation, training events, information exchange, and promote effective policy development and implementation.
In partnership since: 2015
Country: China
SDG: 15. Life on Land
Areas of Collaboration: Capacity Development,Knowledge Exchange

Name of the institution: Beijing Forestry University
Description: The partnership between FAO and the Beijing Forestry University is a recent collaboration established in 2020, focusing on the development of joint actions and cooperation projects targeting forest health and protection for sustainable management of forests.
In partnership since: 2020
Country: China
SDG: 15. Life on Land
Areas of Collaboration: Advocacy,Knowledge Exchange

Name of the institution: Beijing Forestry University
Description: The partnership between FAO and the Beijing Forestry University is a recent collaboration, established in 2020 to develop joint actions and cooperation projects which target forest health and protection and support the sustainable management of forests.
In partnership since: 2020
Country: China
SDG: 15. Life on Land
Areas of Collaboration: Advocacy,Capacity Development,Knowledge Exchange

Name of the institution: Chiang Mai University
Description: In 2017, Chiang Mai University and FAO officialized their collaboration, which focuses on developing course curricula to improve the knowledge and skills of land specialists of the Mekong region and stablishing joint research activities. In addition, the cooperation also focuses on the organization of regional trainings, workshops, expert consultations, and study tours on topics such as governance of land and natural resources. The partnership is especially relevant to the promotion of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests (VGGT).
In partnership since: 2017
Country: Thailand
SDG: 1. No Poverty,2. Zero Hunger,5. Gender Equality,8. Decent Work and Economic Growth,13. Climate Action,14. Life Below Water,15. Life on Land
Areas of Collaboration: Advocacy,Capacity Development,Knowledge Exchange

Description: The partnership between the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and FAO was established in 2015 to foster institutional capacity development and promote South-South Cooperation activities with the support of the Ministry of Agriculture of the People’s Republic of China. This cooperation facilitates technology transfer and exchanges of expertise in areas of sustainable agriculture, pest management, animal diseases, bioenergy, food security and climate change.
In partnership since: 2015
Country: China
SDG: 2. Zero Hunger
Areas of Collaboration: Knowledge Exchange