Introduction


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Agriculture and Forestry Research and Development Center for Mountainous Region (ADC) was established from January 14th, 1991 according to Decision N0 124/TCCB of 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 separated office, account and stamp.

  • 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:       adcthainguyen@gmail.com
  • Bank account number: 102010000547488 at Bank for Industry and Trade, Thai Nguyen branch

Directorate of the center

  • ASS Prof., Dr. Tran Van Dien, Director  
  • Dr. Ho Ngoc Son, Vice Director  

Advisory board of the center

  • Prof., Dr. Tran Ngoc Ngoan (Senior Specialist on sloping land cultivation)
  • Prof., Dr. Nguyen The Dang (Specialist on resource management)
  • ASS Prof., Dr. Nguyen Huu Hong (Specialist on Development)

Program office of the center: devided into 4 departments:

  • Developing agriculture, forestry, fishery and animal husbandry
  • Managing and conserving natural resources (soil, water, biodiversity)
  • Socio-economic, eliminating hunger and reducing poverty, and policy consulting
  • Climate change

Directorate is responsible for regulating and managing national and international cooperation program. Directorate is responsible for consulting intensive professional knowledge about activity areas of the center, especially the activities related to researching, transferring science and technology to ethnic minorities (EMs).

Function

  •    Researching (implementing research on agriculture and forestry, forestry, fishery and animal husbandry, managing and conserving natural resources, socio-economic ….).
  •    Assessing (environmental impacts, impacts of programs/projects, eliminating hunger programs …).
  •    Transferring new science and technology in order to develop and increase values for local people.
  •    Policy reviewing, policy consulting.
  •    Development Planning.
  •    Training, coaching.

Mission

  1. Implementing research activities on agriculture and forestry, forestry, fishery and animal husbandry, climate change, managing and conserving natural resources and sustainable livelihoods.
  2. Evaluating impacts on socio-economic, environment of programs/projects.
  3. Transferring advanced science and technology of agriculture and forestry, forestry, fishery and animal husbandry, conserving natural resources, climate change and developing socio-economic for mountainous area in the north of Vietnam.
  4. Collaborating with international organizations, investors in building, implementing research projects in order to enhance ability, voice and participation of ethnic minorities in northern mountainous areas in decisions which are related to rights of ethnic minorities.
  5. Conducting research in forest and forest land zoning.
  6. Training, coaching farmers in agriculture and forestry, forestry, fishery and animal husbandry fields, models need to be transferred into visual documents for training and coaching.

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