Published Date: May 21, 2013
SDPI, UoP sign MoU on research co-operation
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) and University of Peshawar
(UoP) on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for extending
co-operation in areas of research and training. Under the agreement, the two
institutes have vowed to establish a formal framework for research co-operation
with particular focus on environment, climate change, sustainable industrial
development, chemicals, economic development, food security, governance,
gender, peace and conflict, sustainable livelihood and many others.
MoU was signed by Professor Dr M Rasul Jan, Vice Chancellor, UoP and Dr Abid
Qaiyum Suleri, Executive Director, SDPI. Dr Vaqar Ahmad, Deputy executive
director SDPI and Dr Badshah Munir Bukhari would be the focal persons for their
respective organisations. The co-operation between two institutes would include
research partnerships, collaborative report writing and sharing of data for
development of joint research proposals, projects and publications.
agreement also provides internships opportunities to students of Peshawar
University to work with SDPI in multi-disciplinary areas of environment,
climate change, and sustainable industrial development. Moreover, SDPI and UoP
have also decided to extensively engage each other in joint policy dialogues,
seminars, conferences, workshops and other academic and professional meetings.