FORMIS II Inception Workshop held in Hanoi
The FORMIS II Inception Workshop (Kick-off Seminar) for relevant stakeholders was held in Hanoi on March 20th. The main objective of the workshop was to present the results of the project’s inception phase and the 2014 Work Plan.
The workshop was co-chaired by Mr Nguyen Ba Ngai, Deputy General of VNFOREST and Mr Kimmo Lähdevirta, the Ambassador of Finland to Vietnam. The presentations included an overview of the results of FORMIS I and the achievements made during the inception phase of FORMIS II by the Project Director, Dr. Vo Dai Hai, and an introduction to the 2014 Work Plan by Mr Tapio Leppänen, the project’s CTA. In addition the project’s Senior IT Training Expert, Dr. Ha Hai Nam, presented the recently developed NFIS reporting application that contains data from the NFIS program’s two pilot provinces, Bac Kan and Ha Tinh. Related documentation can be found from the portal; the FORMIS II Inception Report and the Work Plan 2014 from URL: http://formis.vnforest.gov.vn/en/web/home/formis-ii-documents, and the presentations from URL: http://formis.vnforest.gov.vn/en/web/home/workshops-and-meetings.
The workshop was very successful and the FORMIS II staff would like to warmly thank all the participants!