AEU Club Experts Participate in ARSOMA

Aug 19, 2020 | News

On August 5, 2020, AEU Experts Nataliya Shchegolkova and Pavel Kargashin from the Moscow State University (MSU) took part in the 5th ASEAN  Russian Federation Senior Officials meetings on Agriculture (5th ARSOMA), which was conducted as video conference between Russia and ASEAN countries. Together with representatives from the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia and the Federal Center of Agricultural Export Development they represented the Russian party. AEU Club experts Nguyen Thi Ha and Nguyen Manh Khai also participated in the Meeting on the Vietnamese side.

During the event, the parties discussed a wide spectrum of problems of mutual interest including the development of agricultural trade, planned mutual projects on the use of molecular biological methods in agriculture, as well as the emerging interactive communicational network for exchange of agricultural technologies.

In his speech, Pavel Kargashin reported the successful implementation of mutual projects in the framework of Russia-ASEAN dialogue and stressed the particularly fruitful cooperation between the MSU, Thailand’s Asian Institute of Technology, Vietnam National University, the University of Udayana (Bali, Indonesia). He also explained how molecular biological methods, widely used by Russian and ASEAN specialists, can help develop agriculture in ASEAN countries and make it more sustainable.


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