|英文名称||The Philippine Agroforestry Education and Research Network(PAFERN)|
|简要介绍|| The Philippine Agroforestry Education and Research Network (PAFERN) is a coalition of 35 agroforestry institutions engaged in agroforestry education, research and development in the Philippines. PAFERN started in 1998 as an informal coalition of state colleges and universities engaged in agroforestry education programs. It was formally organized on November 24, 2001 as per decision made by the heads of the agroforestry schools who have attended the 1st National Meeting-Workshop.|
PAFERN was registered with the securities and Exchange Commission on February 3, 2003. PAFERN aims to build institutional and staff capacities to help strengthen the agroforestry education, research and development programs, and at the same time, promote closer links between and among the agroforestry institutions to be able to address the issues and concerns in agroforestry development and promotionin the country.
Membership to PAFERN is open to all institutions actively engaged in agroforestry development and promotion. It operates through its principal bodies, namely: The General Assembly, comprised of the official representatives of each member-institution, which convenes annually; the Board, composed of two representatives elected by the member-institutions in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, and the Chairman, elected by the General Assembly; and, the Secretariat based at the UPLB-IAF primarily responsible in coordinating the network activities.
Among the priority programs of PAFERN are as follows: a) Building institutional capacities for improved delivery of agroforestry education b) Strengthening institutional capacities for collaborative agroforestry research c) Improving learning facilities in agroforestry d) Promoting multisectoral partnership in agroforestry development and promotion e) Creating venues for information exhange among agroforestry stakeholders f) Securing quality agroforestry education g) Intensifying institutional linkages.
|关键词||农用林业; 教育; 科学研究; 信息; 网络; 菲律宾|
|通讯地址||2/F Tamesis Hall, College of Forestry and Natural Resources University of the Philippines Los Banos College, Laguna 4031 PHILIPPINES|
|联系电话||Telefax +63 49 536 3809||