VUSTA: 2016 Networking Event for the cooperation and development

Posted at: FRIday - 16/12/2016 09:56 - post name: Cộng tác viên

 
Vice-President, Mr. Nghiem Vu Khai (third to the left) participated at the "2016 networking event for cooperation and development".

Vice-President, Mr. Nghiem Vu Khai (third to the left) participated at the "2016 networking event for cooperation and development".

In the afternoon of 7 December, the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA) organized the event "2016 networking event for cooperation and development".

The "2016 networking event for cooperation and development" organized by Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA) with an aim to summarize outcomes of activities, sharing information and realizing initiative of building sustainable development models by affiliated science and technology organizations this year, at the same time strengthening the cooperation and mobilization of resources from State agencies, international organizations, businesses for the social and economic development of the country.

Speaking at the event, Dr.Sc. Nghiem Vu Khai, Vice-President of VUSTA, member of the 14th National Assembly assessed the outcomes of activities, realizing active and effective contribution and support of science and technology organizations and international partners in mobilizing foreign aids for the social and economic development of the country. Dr. Sc. Nghiem Vu Khai emphasized that VUSTA would continue processing the work of realizing, popularizing and judging to State authorities basing on outcomes of implemented project.

In the event, the sustainable development models of the VUSTA-affiliated science and technology organizations were announced. There are 34 organizations implemented non-government projects, of which 4 organizations approached ODA source among VUSTA’s projects as of November 2016. Foreign non-government organizations have mobilized an amount of around USD 10 million for total 92 projects. The total investment amount for projects of science and technology organizations tends to increase and can reach USD12-13 million in late 2016.

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In the event, summary activities were organized in various models including talk-show; interviewing leaders of VUSTA; presenting video clips about 5 outstanding development models, active and effective contribution of science and technology organizations with photos of project outcomes. Centre for Sustainable Rural Development (SRD) provides two models: self-contained agricultural production without litter and livelihood ones towards sustainable agriculture in Vietnam.

Village development model based on environment-friendly community tourism (homestay) and good practice in clean and sustainable agricultural cultivation of the Center for Community Health and Development (COHED).

Centre for Marinelife Conservation and Community Development (MCD) was highly appreciated with initiative of Ha Long – Cat Ba alliance: promote the participation of local organizations and communities-sustainable aquaculture model combining with responsible tourism on Ha Long Bay.

The Disability Research and Capacity Development Centre (DRD) provided community-based model of supporting disabled youth. Vocational facilitation and consultancy center for underprivileged youth (REACH) provides market-oriented vocational training model and supports disadvantaged youth in finding jobs. Centre for Social Initiatives Promotion has model of supporting businesses and low-income people.

Green Innovation and Development Centre (GreenID) has model of promoting the application of sustainable energy solutions and community-level clean water through the development and implementation of local energy plan (LEP).

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Leaders of VUSTA award Letters of recognition to affiliated science and technology organizations.

 

The partners of affiliated science and technology organizations also received Letter of recognition awarded by the President of VUSTA thanks to outstanding contributions for the cooperation and mobilization of foreign aids.

Prof. Dr.Sc Đặng Vũ Minh, Dr. Phạm Văn Tân, Dr.Sc Nghiêm Vũ Khải and Dr. Phan Tùng Mậu awarded Letter of recognition of VUSTA to science and technology organizations for their outstanding achievements in this year.

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Overview of the Networking event

 

Author: Cúc Phương
Source: Đất Việt Newspaper
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