A sixteen member delegation from the Puey Ungphakorn School of Development Studies came on August 8. On August 9, they met with heads of units of CSWCD. At 2 pm they met with the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Dr. Evangeline Amor. They are exploring possibilities of faculty and student exchange, research collaboration and field exposure opportunities for students of both institutions. As the Convenor and co-convenor of the Puey Ungphakorn Rural Development Network,Dr. Jitti and Dr. Pradhan introduced PURDNet (Puey Ungphakorn Rural Development Network) to CSWCD partners. Dr. Puey Ungphakorn was a Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Rural Development. Dr. Pradhan also showed the PURDNet Portal. On August 10, the delegation was brought to UPLB and IRRI with an overnight in Tagaytay. PSDS was headed by their dean, Dr. Jitti (6th from right back row), PURDNET was headed by Dr. Prachanda (5th from right back row) and CSWCD were headed by Dean Claudio Ph.D., M.D. (7th from right back row). Other members from PSDS (students and staff) Faculty of CSWCD were also present.
Know more about PSDS (http://psds.tu.ac.th/) and PURDNET (https://purdnet.wordpress.com/).