The University of Helsinki (UH) will coordinate the 3 year joint-project in collaboration with partners from two other EU HEIs – University of Freiburg (ALU-FR) and Czech University of Life Sciences (CZU) - and relevant faculties at 3 HEIs in Lao PDR – National University of Laos (NUoL) in the capital Vientiane, Savannakhet University (SKU) in the south, and Souphanouvong University (SU) in the north. UH will work closely with NUoL leading WP1 (Preparation), WP3 (Quality Plan), and WP5 (Management). These two institutions will also provide general support and inputs for the other WPs. UH in cooperation with NUoL will work on the development and implementation of the academic focal area “Forest Policy and governance”. UH will have one senior representative sit on the Executive Management Committee (EMC) and the Academic Advisory Board (AAB), it will also be in charge of 2 capacity building activities in Laos and host 4 visiting staff as part of the project.
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