In July 2015, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) provided Yen Loan of 10,500 million JPY for the Can Tho University to implement the Can Tho University Improvement Project from 2015 to 2022. Can Tho University (CTU) is one of the international model universities and has played a key role of modernizing universities in Vietnam.

 The aim of the Project is to support the development of human resources to contribute to promote growth of agriculture and aquaculture industry in Vietnam, and to solve environmental issues in the Mekong Delta River through enhancement of CTU’ research and education capacity in the fields of agriculture, aquaculture and environment, cooperating with Japanese universities.

 This joint research program which is one of the Project components aims to finance CTU’s research studies jointly conducted with Japanese universities/companies with a total budget of 447 million JPY. This Guidelines defines outlines of procedures for companies to jointly prepare proposals for joint research with CTU and Japanese universities.  

There are 36 research programs: 16 programs in agriculture, 8 programs in aquaculture and 12 programs in environment for which companies can make joint proposals with CTU. Companies interested in joint research proposals can download the full guidelines here . 



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