Training and Final Workshop on PEER Project 3-100: Building Mekong Genetic Biodiversity Network

Mekong River Commission –

The Mekong River Commission Secretariat (MRCS) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) are co-organising a training and final workshop of the PEER (Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research) Project 3-100: Building Mekong Genetic Biodiversity Network on 12-14 June 2018 in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

The PEER project, a three-year USAID-funded project implemented in the lower Mekong basin through a consortium of five partner institutions, is to enhance partnerships between US researchers and scientists/engineers of developing countries to address challenges in global development. It is also to initiate a systematic genetic sampling methodology of important representative fish of the Mekong River and in this process, build a strong biodiversity research network among scientists from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam.

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