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Signing of Academic Exchange Collaboration agreements with BAU in Bangladesh

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On January 2, 2020, an academic exchange collaboration between the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences of Seoul National University and Bangladesh Agricultural University was signed. Bangladesh Agricultural University is considered one of the best universities in Bangladesh and has been the driving force behind the agricultural development in Bangladesh. In particular, it was selected as a regional hub in South Asia for Global High-tech Agriculture and Research Network (GHAN) sponsored by Asian Development Bank, and it is expected to grow to be the hub for spreading an advanced agricultural technology to farmers in Southeast Asia in the future. As another global hub of GHAN, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences of Seoul National University is expected to be the center for Asian agricultural technology development and education. With the opportunity of the collaboration this time, both universities mutually agreed to continue exchanging human resources and knowledge and contribute to the development of international agricultural technology.
Based on the collaboration, representatives from the Bangladesh Agricultural University visited Seoul National University and agricultural institutions in Korea for three weeks from January 28 to February 14, 2020, and experienced the advanced agricultural technology and infrastructures in Korea.