Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST)


The Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) is a goverment agency, earlier known as Vietnam Academy of Science, established in 1975 by Decree 118/CP dated 20 May 1975 and issued by the former Council of the Vietnam Government. The VAST is committed to carrying out basic research in natural sciences and technology development ; providing objective grounds for science and technology management, for shaping policies, strategies and plans for socio-economic development; training high quality human resources for science and technology. VAST provides financial support for CeREC staff to carry out ecological Resources of endangered animal species with conservation implicatitionsuch as Sao La, Latioan Rock Rat, Indochinese Gray langur, etc.

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