Environmental Scientific Services for the Development of a Sustainable Agriculture and to Face the Climatic Change in The Eastern of Cuba

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Flemish Project Leader: Ann Cuypers, PhD | E-mail: ann.cuypers@uhasselt.be
liliana-gomez.jpg Local Project Leader: Liliana María Gomez Luna, PhD | E-mail: senvuo@vlir.uo.edu.cu


  • To improve the university performance on research, innovation and teaching, and the cooperation with eastern Cuban universities (Academic)
  • To improve the Universidad de Oriente´s infrastructure and facilities as a general support for research, innovation and teaching, promoting a sustainable development in the eastern region of Cuba (Developmental)

Main Focus

  • Agricultural development and food security
  • Biomass production & Safe Biomass Quality
  • Environment, ecosystems and resources management
  • Local development and regional integration
  • Applied Science and Innovation to agriculture, environment and health

Attention Areas

  • Increasing the institutional scientific performance
  • Faculty scientific quality
  • Increasing social and scientific impact and links with society
  • Infrastructure improvement and environmental scientific services to contribute to development of the eastern Cuba

Expected Outcome



  • Joint research projects with others Universities (Spain, Ecuador, Brazil)
  • Teaching projects with Ecuador
  • Research project: Spain (AECID), Brasil (CNPq)
  • Joint research projects with other Cuban universities and research centres