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ICIMOD Delegation Visits RADI
 Date: 2014-07-02  Page Views:

Dr. David Molden, Director-general of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), led a five-member delegation to visit RADI on June 23.

RADI Director-general Prof. GUO Huadong welcomed the delegation and expressed his opinions on issues both sides have focused on and on potential fields of cooperation. RADI researcher Prof. WANG Changlin gave an overview of RADI from the aspects of scientific research, operation of big scientific facilities and international cooperation. Dr. David Molden briefly introduced ICIMOD’s development objectives and strategic framework as well as research directions.

The two sides discussed how to strengthen remote sensing monitoring data sharing about the Himalayas and to deepen cooperation as well as other related issues. The both sides agreed that the cooperation has a good foundation and great potential, which is helpful for promoting neighbouring developing countries’ collaborative research on the Himalayas region.

ICIMOD is a regional intergovernmental organization and has eight member countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, India, Nepal, and Pakistan. It aims to develop an economically and environmentally sound mountain ecosystem to improve the living standards of mountain populations. Since its establishment in 1983, it has organized multiple cooperative projects in collaboration with China.

ICIMOD Delegation Visits RADI.

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