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SEAFDEC signs MoU with Nha Trang University

NhaTrangUMOUA 5 – year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between SEAFDEC and Nha Trang University of Vietnamwas signed on 3 May 2013 at the premises of SEAFDEC Training Department in Samut Prakan, Thailand. This MoU covers the areas of: 1) exchange of staff/student; 2) joint development of collaborative research projects; 3) joint organization of scientific and cultural events; 4) shared conduct of training courses on the related subjects; and 5) joint issuance of certificates of shared trainings/educational programs in the future. Nha Trang University is located in Nha Trang of Khanh Hoa Province that lies along Vietnam’s South Central Coast. It was originally founded on 1 August 1959 as Fisheries Faculty of Hanoi Institute of Agriculture and Forestry. Following the Prime Minister’s Decision No. 155-CP of 16 August 1966, the Faculty became an autonomous School of Fisheries. In 1977, the School was relocated to Nha Trang as University of Sea-product Technology. In 1980, the university was again renamed as University of Fisheries; and following the Prime Minister’s Decision No.172/2006/QD-TTg of 25 July 2006, the name was again changed to Nha Trang University. (Photo: Nha Trang University President (left), and Dr. Chumnarn Pongsri (right) during the MoU signing ceremony)

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