Prince of Songkla University (PSU) hosted the Third Hevea Research Platform in Partnership (HRPP) Annual Seminar and Workshop from May 10-12, 2011, at its Surat Thani Campus. Four Core Members of HRPP cooperated in order to arrange this seminar, namely, Kasetsart University (KU), PSU, the Department of Agriculture (DOA) of Thailand, and CIRAD (French Research and Development Centre).
The title of this seminar was “Together for Hevea and Natural Rubber Research”, and included also a workshop and a field trip. At present, there are more than 20 research projects and Master Degrees in the International Natural Rubber area that is growing up under the cooperation of the HRPP’s members.
This annual event also aims to promote and strengthen the Thai-French Cooperation under the framework of the Hevea Research Platform in Partnership.