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Visit to the Dominican Republic
During 8-13 February 2010 Harald Eik, Head of Human Resources at Xstrata Nickel in Kristiansand, Professor Arne Olav Øyhus and Academic Adviser Jannik Timenes from the Centre for Development Studies at UiA visited the Falcondo Foundation in the Dominican Republic.
Xstrata Nickel, UiA and the Falcondo Foundation entered into a three-year agreement in 2007. As part of the agreement students with a bachelor's degree in development studies could apply for a four month internship for the Falcondo Foundation.
The recent visit to the Dominican Republic and the Falcondo Foundation took place as part of summing up and evaluating the agreement after the three-year period and planning for a new three-year agreement from 2010 – 2013.
From 2007-2010 there have been altogether
- 6 students on internships (1 master graduate and 5 bachelor graduates)
- 6 bachelor student doing fieldwork in connection with their bachelor’s thesis
- 2 master students doing field work in connection with their master’s thesis
- 6 engineering students working on the hydro electric plant project in Los Dajaos
- Two visits by Xstrata and Centre for Development Studies, one in 2007 (Per Ole Ramsdal, Arne Olav Øyhus and Jannik Timenes) and one in 2010 (Harald Eik, Arne Olav Øyhus and Jannik Timenes)
- Three visits by engineering students and Professor Harald Næser
The report from the visit is available here: