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NSFC Signs MoU with ICIMOD


Prof. Liu Congqiang, Vice President of NSFC,has recently signed the Memorandum of Understanding between the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) with Dr. David Molden, Director General of ICIMOD. On November 27, 2015, the two sides exchanged the signed MoU during the “ICIMOD Partner’s Day in China” in Kunming.

According to the MoU, the two sides will jointly fund scientists from China, ICIMOD and ICIMOD’s member countries for their joint research projects and seminars, which will provide new opportunities and channels for the promotion of neighboring and regional cooperation.

The signing of the MoU will help the Chinese scientists to cooperate with those from neighboring countries on the ICIMOD platform in the areas of geoscience, ecology, agriculture, information and management, further enlarging NSFC’s efforts in  promoting its cooperation with neighboring countries.

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