Home>News Articles>Highlights of Accomplishments in 2019>FFTC pays an official visit to Taiwan Forestry Research Institute
 June 06 2019

FFTC Director Dr. Kuo-Ching Lin, Deputy Director Dr. Akira Hasebe, Assistant Researcher Ms. Jennifer Lii, and Administrative Specialist Mr. Charles Wu recently visited the Taiwan Forestry Research Institute (TFRI) on June 5. Dr. Yan-Chang Chen, the Director of TFRI Technical Division, and Dr. Bing Chang, Director General of TFRI, warmly welcomed the FFTC delegation and introduced TFRI’s major activities to protect and safeguard Taiwan’s forests and undertake research work on the country’s forest resources.

On the other hand, Dr. Akira Hasebe introduced FFTC to TFRI management and talked about FFTC’s 2019-2020 Strategic Action Plan. Most of the discussion focused on the ongoing preparations for the forthcoming FFTC and TFRI’s Satoyama International Symposium on September 16-20  as well as other possible areas of cooperation. After the meeting, Dr. Dong led the FFTC delegation to have a 30 minute tour of the Taipei Botany Garden for them to better understand the actual field research they are doing and the way TFRI provides scientific knowledge to the common people.