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Strengthen the production, management and outreach capacities of research in the field of WAter and NAtural resources in South-East Asia - WANASEA project has been granted in 2017 by Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union. The project includes 3 countries from Europe and Southeast Asia, respectively France, Spain and Denmark, and, Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam. There are 15 partners namely:

  • University of Nantes (UN),
  • Graduate Academy of Social Sciences (GASS),
  • University of Southern Denmark (SDU),
  • Universitat de Barcelona (UB),
  • Institut de Technologie du Cambodge (ITC),
  • Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE),
  • National University of Management (NUM),
  • Thammasat Business School, Thammasat University (TU),
  • Chiang Mai University (CMU),
  • Can Tho University (CTU),
  • Vietnam Maritime University (VMU),
  • RMIT University (RMIT-VN),
  • The French School of Asian Studies (EFEO),
  • The French National Institute for Sustainable Development (IRD), and
  • The Center for Research and Expertise on Education and Development (CREED).

The project aims to promote the multidisciplinary research, to foster an institutionally-supported research practice (in order to go beyond pure academic research and contribute to both creation of new knowledge, understanding and treatment of contemporary problem), and to help position universities as places for the production and transmission of knowledge open to both public and private actors to interact and involve in the process of changes. WANASEA also keeps on implementing its objective of enhancing the scientific cooperation between researchers, PhD students and non-academic stakeholders.

  • Project duration: 3 years, from Oct. 2017 - Oct. 2020 (Extend to Mar. 2021)
  • Total budget of Project: EUR 998.795
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