Higher Education Partnerships Programme success story - Nakhon Phanom University, Srinakharinwirot University and National Institute of Agricultural Botany EMR (NIAB)
Nakhon Phanom University. Srinakharinwirot University and National Institute of Agricultural Botany EMR (NIAB) in solving the problems for communities in changing the environment to suit rice cultivation in Nakhon Phanom, Sakon Nakhon, Mukdahan and nearby areas.
As the result, this partnership strengthens the development of cultivation techniques and the discovery of soil microorganisms, it increases the yield of quality and environmentally friendly rice that can increase income for farmers in the North-eastern region and expand the results to other areas in Thailand. It also fosters the knowledge sharing between Thailand and the UK in the development of future generations of talented researchers for both countries.
About the Higher Education Partnership Programme
Thai-UK Higher Education Partnerships (Thai-UK HEP) programme was developed in partnership with the Office of the Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation. The programme was designed in alignment with national policy to equip academic and staff at all levels to meet industry demands and enable internationalisation of the education environment.
HEP will lead to an active environment and engagement between Thai and UK institutions, and enhance internationalisation of higher education institutions of both Thailand and UK and build on the capacity of leadership in Thai institutions, which will increase opportunity for running stronger collaboration for academics, researchers and students.
Date 27 May 2021