Agreement on Technical Cooperation for Implementation of Research and Development Activities related to Management and Conservation of Renewable Natural Resources

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Summary

The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), Panama's Ministry of Agricultural Development, Institute of Agricultural Research of Panama (IDIAP), and Tropical Agricultural Center for Research and Education (CATIE) agreed to promote closer ties between the organizations in developing a strategy for research and development of Panama's natural resources, to train Panamanian researchers, and to appoint a committee composed of six representatives, two each from IDIAP, RENARE and STRI, who will be advised by CATIE. The tasks of the committee will be to study and define joint research projects, to determine the contributions of each of the participating organizations, and to implement methods of coordination.

Subject

  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)
  • Panama Ministry of Agricultural Development
  • Institute of Agricultural Research of Panama
  • Tropical Agricultural Center for Research and Education

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • Title 48, Territories and Insular Possessions
  • Contract

Notes

Agreement is in Spanish, accompanied by an unofficial English translation.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 329, Assistant Secretary for Science, c. 1963-1986, Records, Box 119, Folder 5 (Documents)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

11/21/1981

Topic

  • Rain forest ecology
  • Ecology
  • Agriculture
  • Natural resources
  • Agreements
  • Research
  • Latin America--Research

Place

  • Central America
  • Panama
  • Latin America

Form/Genre

Contract

Physical description

Number of pages: 6; Page Numbers: 1-6

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