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Agriculture and Forestry Research and Development Center for Mountainous Region (ADC) was established on January 14th, 1991 according to Decision N0 124/TCCB of the Minister of Education and Training on January 14th, 1991, and operating license No 046, granted on March 25th,1993 by Minister of Science, Technology and Environment. The center is a non-profit organization (Vietnam Non-Government Organization – VNGO) operating under an independent mechanism, having separate offices, accounts,s, and stamps.

  • Full name: Agriculture and Forestry Research and Development Center for Mountainous Region
  • International trading name:: Agriculture & Forestry Research and Development Center for Mountainous Region
  • Abbreviation: ADC
  • Office address: Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry – Quyet Thang Commune, Thai Nguyen City
  • Telephone:    +84.2803.851822
  • Fax:               +84.2803.851822
  • Email:
  • Bank account number: 102010000547488 at Bank for Industry and Trade, Thai Nguyen branch

Chart of organization:

Director Board
Dr. Ha Thi Hoa, Director
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ho Ngoc Son, Deputy Director
Advisory Board
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Tran Van Dien (specialist in organizational and network strategy development )
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Huu Hong (specialist in development )
Dr. Kieu Thi Thu Huong (specialist in developing networks, research programs, and projects)
Program Department of ADC: divided into 04 parts

  • Development of Agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, and fisheries
  • Management and conservation of natural resources (land, water, biodiversity)
  • Socio-economic, poverty alleviation, and policy advocacy
  • Climate Change

The director board is responsible for coordinating and managing national and international cooperation programs. The Advisory Board is responsible for providing in-depth professional advice on ADC's areas of activity, especially activities related to research and the transfer of science and technology to ethnic minorities.


  • Research (implementing research in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, livestock, management and conservation of natural resources, socio-economic....)
  • Assessment (environmental impacts, impacts of programs/projects, poverty reduction programs, etc.)
  • Transfer of new science and technology to develop and add value to the people
  • Policy criticism, policy advocacy
  • Development Planning
  • Training


  • Implement research activities in the fields of agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, fisheries, climate change, and natural resource conservation and sustainable livelihoods.
  • Carry out a socio-economic and environmental impact assessment of programs/projects
  • Transfer of scientific and technical advances in agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, fisheries, natural resource conservation, climate change, and socio-economic development to the northern mountainous region of Vietnam.
  • Coordinate with international organizations and sponsors to develop and implement research projects to improve the capacity, voice, and participation of ethnic minorities in the Northern mountainous region in related decisions. to ethnic minorities.
  • Carrying out forest and forest land planning studies.
  • Training and training for farmers in the fields of agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, and fisheries, visualizing the models for exercising and training.


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