Established on August 17, 1995, the Social Forestry Training Centre (SFTC) of the Forestry University of Vietnam is now located in Xuan Mai Town, Ha Tay province.
Tasks and functions:
The current number of teaching staff at the Centre is 13, teaching Social Forestry, Extension and Agroforestry. In addition, the Centre has three teams designated for Curriculum Development, Research, and Extension with total number of 15 core members who are the leading staff from different faculties of the University.
The Centre is the first working partner institution of SFSP (in 1994). Since 1997 the Centre has been one of the seven partners collaborating in curriculum development for social forestry. The Centre has also been in close link with the two other SFSP partners, the National Institution for Soils and Fertilisers and Hoa Binh Agricultural and Forestry Extension Centre in research and training support for communal, district and provincial extensionists in different areas of Hoa Binh Province.
|SFTC has been in close link with extension centres in different provinces, forestry institutes, universities, colleges, high schools and vocational schools providing agriculture and forestry training and other international projects and non-government organisations in Vietnam.
SFTC has established collaboration in training and research activities with many international organizations, including: Regional Community Forestry Training Center/Bangkok (RECOFTC), Forest Tree and People Program of Asia (FTPP), Agriculture Extension and Rural Development (AERDD) – Reading University, England, International Research Institute for Agroforestry (Indonesia), Asia Development Bank (ADB), Tharandt Tropical Forest Institute (Germany).
Director of SFTC:
Last update: 25 April 2002
Number of Visitors since March 2000: