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Over a period of 36 months REACT will develop and implement a series of activities geared towards Analysis, Training and Networking in order to meet its main objective of supporting HEIs in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam in strengthening their Research & Innovation capacities in Climate Change and regional cooperation capacities and regional cooperation.
 
ANALYSIS
  • Study Visits by Southeast Asian partners to EU partner institutions. A National Report will be produced for each country as a result, available on the project website.
  • In-depth empirical study and analysis on R&I in Climate Change and competence based learning in partner countries. The analysis results will be published as a report available on the project website.
 TRAINING
  • 5 Training of Trainers Modules for partners’ academic, research and management staff.
    • Module 1 on 30 October – 1 November 2017 in Luang Prabang (Laos), hosted by Souphanouvong University. Main topics:
    • Module 2 in Jan-March 2018 (dates tbc) in Prey Veng (Cambodia), hosted by University of Heng Samrin Tboungkhmom. Main topics tbc.
    • Module 3 in July 2018 (dates tbc) in Phnom Pen (Cambodia), hosted by Royal University of Agriculture. Main topics tbc.
    • Module 4 in December 2018 (dates tbc) in Vientiane (Laos), hosted by National University of Laos. Main topics tbc.
    • Module 5 in April-May 2019 (dates tbc) in Hue (Vietnam), hosted by Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry. Main topics tbc. 
  • 2 National Training Sessions delivered by REACT national partners in each country for academic and research staff from HEIs around the country, to share and disseminate knowledge and skills acquired in the Training of Trainers modules.
    • National Training 1 in March-April 2018 (dates tbc) in:
      • Cambodia: Prey Veng, hosted by UHST. Main topics tbc.
      • Laos: Vientiane, hosted by National University of Laos. Main topics tbc.
      • Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh, hosted by Ho Chi Minh University of Social Sciences and Humanities. Main topics tbc.
    • National Training 2 in July-August 2019 (dates tbc) in:
      • Cambodia: Phonm Pen, hosted by Royal University of Agriculture. Main topics tbc.
      • Laos: Vientiane, hosted by National Institute for Economic Research. Main topics tbc.
      • Vietnam: Hue, hosted by Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry. Main topics tbc. 
NETWORKING
 
The REACT Research & Academic Units in Climate Change will be created in the partner HEIs, to offer to the academic community a support service in terms of Research, Development and Innovation with a special focus on Climate Change and related disciplines. They will also support academics to integrate R,D&I in Climate Change within the partners’ the study program offer.
These Units will be the main tool to foster national and regional cooperation among the different partners, as members of the REACT Network of Research & Academic Units in Climate Change. The Network will organise the following events:
  • 3 Regional Round Tables with researchers, authorities and stakeholders to foster discussion on the importance of R&I in Climate Change.
    • Regional RT 1 on November 3rd 2017 in Luang Prabang (Laos), hosted by Souphanouvong University.
    • Regional RT 2 in July 2018 (dates tbc) in Phnom Pen (Cambodia), hosted by Royal University of Agriculture.
    • Regional RT3 in September 2019 (dates tbc) in Ho Chi Minh, hosted by Ho Chi Minh University of Social Sciences and Humanities. 
  • 3 National Seminars in each country with national stakeholders to discuss the impact of R&I in Climate Change and identify actions to be taken.
    • National Seminar 1 in November 2017-January 2018 (dates tbc) in:
      • Cambodia: Phonm Pen, hosted by Royal University of Agriculture.
      • Laos: Luang Prabang, hosted by Souphanouvong University.
      • Vietnam: Hue, hosted by Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry.
    • National Seminar 2 in March-April 2018 (dates tbc) in:
      • Cambodia: Prey Veng, hosted by UHST.
      • Laos: Vientiane, hosted by National University of Laos.
      • Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh, hosted by Ho Chi Minh University of Social Sciences and Humanities.
    • National Seminar 3 in July-August 2019 (dates tbc) in:
      • Cambodia: Phonm Pen, hosted by Royal University of Agriculture.
      • Laos: Vientiane, hosted by National Institute for Economic Research.
      • Vietnam: Hue, hosted by Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry.
  • 1 Final Project Conference to disseminate project results, together with a Forum with Potential Donors to present potential research projects, in September 2019 (dates tbc) in Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam), hosted by Ho Chi Minh University of Social Sciences and Humanities.