Economic cooperation and Micro Projects
Malaysia is making every effort to translate its "Vision 2020" into concrete action in order to change from an extended workbench for companies in other countries to a knowledge based economy.
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What is needed - amongst others - is qualified training, better technical equipment, especially in small and medium sized entreprises, more research and development, and willingness for know how transfer.
The German-Malaysian development programmes in Education and Training fitted right into this concept.
One of the programmes still going on in the environmental sector is at the forest faculty of the University Sabah.