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  • Students Enjoy Learning at the Sustainability Transitions Summer School

    YOGYAKARTA, INDONESIA- A few days after the commencement of the Sustainability Transitions Summer School 2017, the participants coming from different countries in Asia and Europe have already created a good bond while learning.  Through the series of interactive lectures, discussions and group works centering on transitions of Agro-Forestry Farming systems, the students gained a better understanding of the links between the different components in the ecosystem and how each component may affect food security in the advent of changing climate. The students also visited a demonstration of integrated dairy goat and cacao processing at Pusat Pembibitan Kakao where the government
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  • UC Grantee Presents Research at UPM Conference

    PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia – Humayra Secelia Muswar, an MS Rural Sociology student from Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) was awarded with a travel grant by the University Consortium (UC) to present her paper at the Human Ecology International Conference held in Putrajaya, Malaysia on 18-20 April 2017.  The conference—attended by more than 200 scholars from countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Nigeria, United Kingdom, and the Philippines—was organized by the University Putra Malaysia (UPM) Malaysia, a member of the UC. Ms. Muswar represented her team to present two case studies, namely: Political Ecology Analysis on Marine Ornamental Fish Eco-Labelling Case Study: Les Village, Bali,
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  • UC Summer School 2017 is Now Accepting Applications

    The annual University Consortium Summer School is now accepting applications from enthusiastic individuals who want to make a change through integrated agroforestry systems. The Summer School will be held in Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Yogyakarta, Indonesia on 10-22 July 2017. The event is spearheaded by UGM and Austria's University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU). This year's Summer School is titled Sustainability Transitions and is focused on Integrated Forestry Farming System: A Transition to Food Security in a Changing Climate. The two-week program involves lectures and field visits to villages in Java. It will also be a good opportunity
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  • SEARCA, KU, and Partners Finalize New MS Program

    Thirty-three representatives from 16 partners converged at Kasetsart University (KU) in Bangkok, Thailand on 14 – 16 February 2017 for a workshop to finalize the training tracks, and develop a quality plan for the Master of Science in Food Security and Climate Change (MS FSCC). This project is partially funded by the ERASMUS + Capacity Building in Higher Education program of the European Commission. The project is an initiative of the Southeast Asian University Consortium for Graduate Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources, and is being led by KU and SEARCA. Dr. Poonpipope Kasemsap of KU serves as the MS FSCC project
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  • UC awards student and faculty grants, renews ties with Tokyo NODAI

    The Southeast Asian University Consortium for Graduate Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC) ended the past year with a total of 42 grants awarded to UC graduate students and faculty members. Among those conferred were 5 student thesis grantees, 26 student travel grantees for research, and 8 student grantees for credit. For UC faculty members, a travel grant was awarded to faculty members of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) and Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) to visit Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB) to discuss the proposed International Collaborative Program on MS in Tropical Biodiversity and Conservation among these
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