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  • SEARCA facilitates FSC-sponsored roundtable discussion on pasture and forage crops in UC member universities

    LOS BAÑOS, LAGUNA, Philippines – Deans and Heads of Animal Science and Crop Science Departments of six (6) member universities of the Southeast Asian University Consortium for Graduate Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC) revisited the status of curriculum and research programs on pasture and forage crops through a roundtable discussion held at the SEARCA Headquarters on 24- 25 April 2019. The two-day meeting aimed to identify the strengths, gaps, opportunities, and challenges in curriculum and research programs, and to recommend solutions to address the gaps and challenges, including those faced by students pursuing forage and pasture science as an
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  • UC members in the QS Top 200 world university rankings in Agriculture and Forestry

    The 2019 QS World University Rankings is now out and all five regular members of the Southeast Asian University Consortium for Graduate Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC) are in the top 200 in the world with respect to the subject area of Agriculture and Forestry.  Kasetsart University (Thailand), Universiti Putra Malaysia, and Institut Pertanian Bogor (Indonesia) rank among the Top 51-100, while the University of the Philippines Los Baños and Universitas Gadjah Mada (Indonesia) are in the Top 151-200 in world rankings for agriculture and forestry. The QS World University Rankings is based on the following evaluation criteria:
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  • MS FSCC opens Call for Applications

    The Call for Applications for the 2019 MSFSCC Summer School and one-semester mobility is now open. Deadline for applications is 12 April 2019. The Joint Master program in Food Security and Climate Change (MSFSCC) is a project of the Southeast Asian University Consortium for Graduate Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC) being led by Kasetsart University in Thailand. It was awarded funding for three years effective October 2016 by the ERASMUS+ program under its Capacity Building for Higher Education component. The MSFSCC project aims to establish a joint master program within the UC that would build capacities of individuals
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  • UBC-Vancouver offers Faculty Travel Grant

    VANCOUVER, Canada – The University of British Columbia (UBC), here, is offering a Travel Grant for a faculty member from a University Consortium (UC) member-university to visit the Faculty of Land and Food Systems (LFS) for at least four (4) weeks between 1 September and 30 November 2019. The objective of the visit is to strengthen ties between the UC visitor and UBC professors in research areas of common interest and expertise. The UC visitor will be expected to present a research seminar, deliver two guest lectures to an undergraduate class, and present a fireside chat with interested graduate students. All
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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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