The ASTRA partners met online on the 30th of April June 2022 to discuss the update of all Work Packages and the last details of the project’s Management Meeting that will take place in Vientane, Laos in July. Partners discussed how to conduct the workshops in Thailand and Laos, and further updates on the Governance and Fundraising Strategy and Plan (National/ HEIs). and the R&D Innovation & Consulting Hub’s mandate & operational guide were also discussed.
The consortium talked about the design of the capacity building programme for the management and operation of the hubs, the evaluation process and all dissemination activities.
Finally, all partners gave the promise to meet in person next month in their first face to face meeting in Laos after 1.5 years from the beginning of the project.