Annamalai varsity in pact with Cornell University

 thehindu.com  09/13/2019 18:55:15 

Annamalai University has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Cornell University, Ithaca, US, on academic and research collaboration.

Dr. Kathryn J. Boor, Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University, and Dr. N. Krishnamohan, Registrar in-charge, Annamalai University, signed the MoU on Thursday in the presence of V. Murugesan, Vice-Chancellor of Annamalai University. Dr. Santha Govind, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Dr. R M. Kathiresan, coordinator of the programme, and Dr. Pragadeeswaran, coordinator, International Collaborations for Academic Research, Annamalai University, were present.

The agreement aims at joint research in areas of farming system designs towards climate smart farming, livelihood and nutritional security in small holder farms and bio-security from invasive alien weeds.

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