MoU Signing Ceremony between KU and ASIAFRICA Foundation

On Tuesday 5th October 2021, at 14.00 P.M., in the IAD meeting room on the 10th floor of the Golden Jubilee Administration and Information Center Building, Kasetsart University. Dr. Chongrak WACHRINRAT, President of Kasetsart University along with Assistant Professor Dr. Kampanat PENSUPAR, Vice President for International Affairs, Associate Professor Dr. Ladawan PUANGCHIT, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Miss Araya BIJAPHALA, Director of International Affairs Division, and representatives from various faculties participated in an online Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony between Kasetsart University and ASIAFRICA Foundation. Accompanied by Dr. Roland AMOUSSOU-GUENOU, President and Co-Founder of ASIAFICA Foundation along with Mr. Xuwicha HIRANPRUECK, Aviation Business, and African Expert, and representatives from the African embassy.
Hence, Dr. Chongrak WACHRINRAT gave welcoming remarks depicted the importance of this MoU which aims to elevate the quality of academic and research capability between both sides and also expanded the possibility of a new collaboration with many more African institutes. Simultaneously, Dr. Roland AMOUSSOU-GUENOU also gave crucial information about the ASIAFRICA Foundation which was established in 2005 as a hub for networking and strengthening both Asia and African academic and research collaboration. Furthermore, Mr. Xuwicha HIRANPRUECK who support the establishment of ASIAFRICA Foundation also shared some thought on the capability of Thai institutes, especially Kasetsart University, as expertise in agricultural studies may help many African countries cope with the food security issues.
The MoU between Kasetsart University and ASIAFRICA Foundation was signed and followed by a photo session and an open discussion in which many representatives from both sides share their information about an ongoing project, training, or curriculum that may lead to further collaboration between both sides in the future.