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Home Publications National Nursery Proceedings 1998 "Sister" Nurseries: A Person-to-Person Approach to Technology Transfer

"Sister" Nurseries: A Person-to-Person Approach to Technology Transfer

Most people have heard of the Sister City program where cities in two different countries agree to a cultural exchange to promote mutual understanding. But, how about a Sister Nursery? Tom and Ratjl have worked on several nursery projects in Mexico over the past several years but became increasingly discouraged by the steadily decreasing governmental funding and layers of bureaucracy. So, they came up with the idea of a more direct one-on-one program in which nurseries in the USA or Canada could give technical and financial assistance to nurseries in other parts of the world.

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Author(s): Ral E. Moreno, Thomas D. Landis, Patricia Negreros-Castillo

Publication: National Nursery Proceedings - 1998

Event: Forest Nursery Association of British Columbia Meeting
1998 - Victoria, BC

Section: Combined Foresty Nursery Association of British Columbia/Western Forest and Conservation Nursery Association Meeting