North-South Exchange Programme in Education

Period: 01.06.2004–31.08.2007

Partners

University of Helsinki, Department of Forest Ecology / VITRI
University of Khartoum, Faculty of Forestry
Coordinator: Dr. Vesa Kaarakka

Financing

Center for International Mobility, North-South Programme (CIMO)

Main aims

  • To expose the students in the University of Helsinki and partner universities in the Sudan to new information, insights and research methodologies.
  • To expand the provision of training at the University of Helsinki and partner universities in the Sudan through mutual exchange of professors/lecturers.
  • To promote South-South cooperation by exposing exchange teachers and students arriving to Finland to methods and issues used in other tropical regions.
  • To widen the existing collaboration between UH and Sudanese universities institutions in education.

Links to other related projects

Supports present and planned research cooperation between University of Helsinki and Sudanese research and training institutes in forestry and related disciplines.