UGSAS-GU & Thuyloi University – The 5th International Workshop 2017

Thuyloi University (TLU) has signed MoU with The United Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Gifu University (UGSAS-Japan) at TLU since June/2015.  Over the past years, the two sides have developed the co-operation and exchange in academic and scientific activities such as joint research, workshops or staff exchange. Every year, UGSAS provides scholarship for TLU faculty staff to obtain Master and PhD degree as well as short-term internship in Gifu University.

On November 27 and 28, 2017, the 5th International Workshop” Recent Progress in Agriculture and Water Management in Asia” was organized at TLU. There were 20 presentations at the workshop including 13 articles presented by Professors, Associate Professors, PhDs, and PhD students from countries in the Asia region such as Japan, Bangladesh and Indonesia. The topic of presentations focused on the latest research, scientific achievements, advanced solutions in water resources management, dam safety, and irrigation management .etc.

Group photo at the workshop

As part of workshop agenda, all the delegates led by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Canh Thai – TLU’s Vice Rector visited the Bac Hung Hai Irrigation and Drainage Management Company in Hai Duong City, Hai Duong Province on November 28, 2017 where they were warmly welcomed by the Board of management of the company and introduced about the irrigation system operation and management, as well as advanced hydrological measurement devices.

Participants visited SCADA operating room in Bac Hung Hai Company

The workshop was an opportunity for the universities in Southeast Asia to discuss and share the results as well as orientation for scientific research in the fields of agriculture and water management. This activity has significantly enhanced the close relationship for future scientific cooperation on agricultural achievements between the two universities and others partners.