|Project Category||Short Term Training Course / Internships, Workshops / Seminars|
|Project Purpose & Description||
Within the framework of an official visit that Argentine Minister for Science Technology and Innovative Production Lino Barañao made to Australia in 2016, the Argentine delegation visited the University of Queensland with which Argentina is already conducting joint collaborative research, in particular in the Provinces of San Juan and Mendoza, targeting, mainly, issues related to water management and irrigation in arid zones.
As a result of bilateral meetings held, officials of both countries expressed their interest in maximizing the efforts of these programs and initiating joint collaborative activities.
As the Argentine Ministry for Science Technology and Innovative Production is working on the launching of an Initiative on Water Use and Sustainability and, that Australia has been involved in the subject working with countries of the south cone, the purpose of project is to exchange views with the aim of subscribing a Bilateral Agreement focused on the topic of water sustainability.
|Activity Description & Outcome||
At a first stage both parties will identify areas for bilateral cooperation and initiate the negotiation aimed at subscribing a bilateral agreement.
Once a bilateral agreement is in place, in a second stage, the project could be developed through financing specific cooperation projects, human resources training activities, seminars, scholarships, etc.
|Participants||Member Countries||Argentina, Australia|
|Organizations||Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation of the Argentine Republic (MINCYT)|
|Project Contact Point||Name||Mariano Jordán|
|Department||National Directorate for Institutional Integration and Cooperation|
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|Telephone||0054 11 4899-5000 (Ext.: 4080)|