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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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  • IPB, SEARCA and European Consortium in World's Food Security and Climate Change Master Programme Curriculum Arrangement

    Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) members consisted of Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) and Gadjah Mada University from Indonesia, Universiti Putra Malaysia from Malaysia, Kasetsart University from Thailand, University of Los Banos from Philippines with European universities consortium whose members are IAVF-AGREENIUM and Agrinatura,collaborated to develop a food security and climate changerelated master program curriculum on August 7th-11th, 2018. The invited speakers present at the occasion were as followed: Dean of IPB Graduate School—Prof. Dr. Anas Miftah Fauzi, Secretary of IPB Graduate School (Master Program)—Prof. Dr. Nahrowi, Dr. Poon Kasemsap (Thailand), Dr. Nuttakan Nitayapat
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