The Memorandum of Understanding between the Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) and the URPP Global Change and Biodiveristy of the University of Zurich has been signed and exchanged on the 20 January 2014 at the FRIM in Kepong, Selangor, Malaysia.
The aim of the three-year MoU is to encourage exchange of researchers, staff, students, expertise, technology, information and research literature that will mutually benefit both parties. It will enable both parties to conduct collaborative research and educational activities in tropical forestry, particularly in genetic and genomic studies to enhance understanding of scientific living organisms and their interactions within the environment.
From left to right, on the first picture you can see Prof. Dr. Kentaro Shimizu, Prof. Dr. Michael Schmidt and Dr. Norini Haron, Deputy Director General of the FRIM. Second one: The hole staff at the meeting.