Meeting with the Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography
8 Apr 2020
On 9 April 2020, the CAREC Institute Capacity Building Division representatives met with the Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography (XIEG) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences to discuss areas of cooperation. Mr. Zhang Yuanming, the XIEG Director, expressed interest in the CAREC Institute internship program for XIEG PhD students, and proposed formalizing the relationship in a Memorandum of Understanding. Further discussions focused on the online workshop modality to cover the topics of ecological and environmental monitoring and scientific practice in Central and Western Asia, regional water management, and climate change. The CAREC Institute staff were invited as guest speakers at XIEG.