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Visit to LUKE

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Few days ago a delegation from the Posgrado en Ciencias Forestales visited VITRI and the Dept. of Forest Sciences part of the ongoing cooperation between our Department and the Colegio de Postgraduados (México); these activities are also part of a larger framework of cooperation between the University of Helsinki and several academic institutions in Mexico.
Some of activities carried out during the visit included an information session with forestry services providers (Simosol, TAPIO, TRESTIMA, Arbonaut, Metsäkeskus), meetings at the Natural Resources Institute Finland (LUKE) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (including a representative from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs), a formal visit to the Mexican Ambassador in Finland H.E. Norma Pensado, a visit to a local paper mill (Kirkniemi Mill, Sappi Group) finally a visit to the Forestry Field Station in Hyytiälä and one of the logging sites managed by StoraEnso. Continue reading

VITRI and COLPOS at the Ministry of Agric, & Forestry

The delegation from Colegio de Postgraduados (COLPOS Mexico) and VITRI meet with representatives of the Ministries of Agric. and Forestry, and Foreign Affairs to discuss the ongoing cooperation with Mexico in the forestry sector.