Later this year in Ithaca, Cornell and UNU officials will sign a memorandum of understanding after which Cornell will be an "Associated Institution" of UNU.
The UNU rector (president), Hans van Ginkel, would like to engage American and European universities with developing nations to train and retrain scientists who will continue to work in their native countries, according to Stover.
Ives, senior adviser to the UNU Environment and Sustainable Development Program and professor at Canada's Carleton University.
A mountain photo exhibition featuring photographs by Ives and Crown Prince Naruhito opened at the UNU last Friday and will be held until late March, the officials said.
The AfDB and UNU
will keep on establishing a joint Africa Asia strategic plan for sustainable development and a joint program of activities for capacity building in Africa.
Donald Kaberuka, President of AfDB on behalf of UNU
and AfDB, respectively in Tokyo.