To strengthen international linkages on the basis of equality and mutual benefits, a virtual MOU signing ceremony with CBSUA and TVNI was held today.
THE VETIVER NETWORK INTERNATIONAL is a leading International Network on Vetiver known for creating new value with applied technology. It merges knowledge and skills for a new era in industry and academics. Also, TVNI is a global network of users, researchers, and developers that promote and share information relating to the Vetiver Grass Technology (VGT).
SUC President IV, ALBERTO N. NAPERI, DPA signed for and on behalf of Central Bicol State University of Agriculture and TVNI President, MR. JIM SMYLE will sign for and on behalf of The Vetiver Network.
Commissioner Aldrin A. Darilag delivered a message during the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
Each party subjects to the laws, rules, regulations and national policies from time to time in force, governing the subject matter, endeavor to take the necessary steps to encourage and promote co-operation in the following areas: joint research collaboration on mutually agreed upon areas of study; participate in the promotion, exchange/dissemination of information, facilitate contacts, provide peer review of research outputs involving experts in the field; explore the potential of co-sponsoring national and or international conferences, research publication opportunities and academic exchanges in areas of joint interests, the arrangements of which are subjected to terms and conditions as may be mutually agreed upon by the parties; submit articles for potential publication in the CBSUA ACRI Journal following specific guidelines stipulated in the publication policy; and, the publication fees be waived.
Likewise, TVNI will disseminate reports and papers of interest through its blog and website. Both the CBSUA and TVNI portals can be the main source of information and exchange of views for Vetiver users and on current vetiver global activities; exchange educational materials, research publications and instructional informational beneficial to both parties; provide expertise in the areas of strength of each party including among others in areas such as agriculture, environmental science, plant science and others that may be covered by the expertise of all parties involved; and, share/disseminate technologies generated through research for mutual benefit of all parties.