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Development of research capacity

This research direction focuses on different aspects promoting the development of research capacity in a region. The main research activities aim to study the following topical issues: support for PhD studies, support for international cooperation projects, and increase of higher education quality.

Current projects


Project "Tackling the Challenges in Sustainable and Multifunctional Forestry through Enhanced Research Coordination for Policy Decisions" (SUMFOREST), the Seventh  Framework Programme for Research ERA-NET project

Completed projects


No 2009/0228/1PD/, Latvian State Institute of Agrarian Economics "Strengthening of Research Capacity in the Sectors of Fruit-growing, Forestry and Information Technologies Assuring Environment Friendly Study of Growing Solutions, Product Development and Introduction with Support of Computer Technologies"


Project "Evaluation of Higher Education Study Programmes and Proposals for Quality Improvement". Agreement No 2011/0012/1DP/


Project No "Capacity Strengthening of Latvian Academy of Sciences and Latvian Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences in Development of Applications for International Projects" (No 2DP/


"Support for International Cooperation Projects in Science and Technologies" No 2010/0294/2DP/


ESF Measure "Support for Implementation of Postgraduate Study Programmes" project "Support for Implementation of Doctoral Studies at Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies"