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  • UPM-SEARCA Joint Graduate Scholarship Award Ceremony 2018

    On 7 November 2018, the School of Graduate Studies, UPM organized UPM-SEARCA Joint Graduate Scholarship Award Ceremony 2018. This yearly event was conducted to present the Joint Graduate Scholarship to two new UPM award recipients, Mr. Philip Donald Cabuga Sanchez (Master) from the Faculty of Engineering, and Mr. Kiet Hong Vo Tuan Truong (PhD) from the Institute of Agriculture and Food Policy Studies. The event also recognized the collaboration between UPM and SEARCA for the award of scholarships to UPM graduate students. The scholarship award was presented to the recipients by the Dean of Faculty of Engineering, Prof. Dr. Nor
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  • UC welcomes UBC and NTU in its 31st Executive Board Meeting

    YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia – Twenty-one officers of the Southeast Asian University Consortium for Graduate Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC) converged here for the 31st UC Executive Board meeting hosted by Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) on 13 – 14 November 2018. During the meeting, the UC welcomed Canada's University of British Columbia (UBC), which recently reactivated its Affiliate Membership, and National Taiwan University (NTU), which expressed intention to apply as an Associate Member. Aside from UGM, UBC and NTU, also present in the meeting are representatives from the other UC members, namely, Institut Pertanian Bogor and Brawijaya University of Indonesia, Kasetsart University
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  • SEARCA holds back-to-back activities at Universiti Putra Malaysia campuses

    MALAYSIA – To promote the Center's scholarship programs, the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), through its Graduate Education and Institutional Development Department (GEIDD), held a marketing roadshow on SEARCA scholarship grants on 8 November 2018 at Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)-Bintulu campus.  About 30 faculty members and selected graduate students from UPM-Bintulu attended the event. Dr. Maria Cristeta N. Cuaresma, Program Head for GEID, and Ms. Mary Grace A. Aquino, Program Specialist, led the activity. Apart from promoting the regular SEARCA grants, Dr. Cuaresma also provided a presentation on the grants of the Southeast Asian
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  • PhD student benefits from University Consortium (UC) Travel Grant

    BOGOR, Indonesia – The Southeast Asian University Consortium for Graduate Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC) awarded a travel grant to Ms. Jennet E. Razo, PhD in Environmental Science student at UPLB, for her participation in a summer program at Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB), Indonesia. The UC allocates funds each year to qualified lecturers or graduate students for travel to another participating UC member university. Ms. Razo participated in the 12th International Summer Course Program for Agriculture and Ecosystem Resilience to Environmental Disaster toward Regional Sustainability on 2-10 September 2018. The event was organized by the Graduate School and the
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  • UB hosts 4th UCGF

    MALANG, Indonesia – Universitas Brawijaya (UB) hosted the 4th University Consortium Graduate Forum (UCGF) with the theme Sustainable Development of Tropical Resources: Issues, Challenges, and Recommendations. The forum was held back-to-back with UB's International Conference on Green Agro-Industry and Bioeconomy on 18 – 19 September 2018 at UB, Malang, Indonesia. More than 300 experts, academicians, practitioners, and students attended the conference, including 50 graduate students from the UC member universities. These students shared their research work and experiences during three parallel sessions: On-farm Production System; Off-farm Production System; and Production System Management and Regulation.  On the second day, the UC officials and
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