Collaboration between the Yezin Agricultural University (YAU), Myanmar, Helvetas Myanmar and the Bern University of Applied Sciences, School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences (HAFL)

This project is a collaboration between YAU, HAFL and Helvetas Myanmar on increasing skills of Swiss and Myanmar students and their exchange in the framework of the Community-Led Coastal Management in the Gulf of Mottama project (CLCMGoMP)

Factsheet

  • Lead department School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences
  • Institute Resource-efficient agricultural production systems
  • Research unit International agriculture and rural development
  • Funding organisation Others
  • Duration (planned) 01.03.2017 - 31.12.2021
  • Project management Alessandra Giuliani
  • Head of project Alessandra Giuliani
  • Project staff Urs Scheidegger
    Alessandra Giuliani
    Lena Holzwarth
  • Partner Helvetas Myanmar
  • Keywords Collaboration between agricultural universities, Switzerland-Myanmar, exchange of students

Situation

Increasing capacities and skills of Myanmar and Swiss students in agricultural universities, through supporting the collaboration of the two universities and the exchange of students working on the project CLCMGoMP

Course of action

This project consists in a cooperation between HELVETAS and HAFL to increase capacities and skills of Myanmar and Swiss students in agricultural universities, by supporting students-twinning of BSc/ master from YAU and HAFL with defined theses in Myanmar based on the needs of the CLCMGoMP; and by supporting two scholarships for two YAU master students to study a MSc program at HAFL and working on their MSc thesis in Myanmar in the frame of CLCMGoMP.