1. ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE
- Director: Assoc. Prof. Le Van An
- Vice-Director: Dr. Ngo Tung Duc
- Staff: 15 (fulltime: 5; part-time: 10)
2. FOUNDATION AND MISSION
Center for Agriculture Forestry Research and Development (CARD) was found in December 1993 (Decision 3059/MOET issued on 25 December 1992 of Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam), with its functions and duties including deployment of research in the field of agriculture, forestry, fisheries; management of resources, environment and society to meet the needs of socio-economic development in rural areas of the country, particularly in the central provinces; Testing, transfer of technical progress and advise on agriculture, forestry and fishery and rural development; Training and capacity building of researchers, workers on rural development, farmers and relevant agencies to serve the needs of sustainable development.
3. RESEARCH FIELDS AND ACTIVITIES
CARD has been implementing the following studies: (1) research on community-based natural resource management, (2) participatory communication development, (3) Gender in resource management, (4) Vietnam upland forum: networks of learning and sharing among researchers and development aimed at sustainable development of Vietnam's upland, (5) management of disaster mitigation based on community: coping strategies and resilience of households and communities in Central Vietnam.
CARD has been organizing many training courses to serve development needs such as: (1) construction and project management, (2) sustainable development, (3) resource management, (4) gender and development, (5) participatory approach and community development.
4. CONTACT AND ADDRESS
Director: Le Van An
Mobile: + 84-914126988
Telephone: +84-54-353-8405; +84-54-352-5049
Address: 102 Phung Hung street, Hue city, Vietnam