Scholarships for Upland Agriculture and Food Security

Second call for applications: NOW OPEN

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The scholarship is awarded to qualified nationals from Lao PDR and Myanmar to enable them to pursue 2-year Master’s Degree courses in fields related to agriculture and food security in the uplands of Southeast Asia starting Academic Year 2014-2015.

PRIORITY AREAS OF RESEARCH:

  •  Land use planning and management for the uplands
  •  Sustainable upland agriculture and development
  •  Human nutrition for upland household communities
  •  Food science and technology
  •  Post-harvest technology
  •  Environmental science and management
  •  Agroforestry/community forestry
  •  Crop-livestock production farming systems
  •  Watershed management
  •  Disaster risk management for the uplands
  •  Other related fields with focus on upland agriculture and food security

MSc PROGRAMS:

  1.    Agriculture
  2.    Agricultural Systems
  3.    Agricultural Economics
  4.    Agroforestry/Forestry
  5.    Applied Nutrition
  6.    Environmental Science
  7.    Food Science and Technology
  8.    Natural Resource Conservation
  9.    Sustainable Agriculture and Integrated Watershed Management
  10.    Sustainable Land Use and Natural Resources   Management
  11.    Sustainable Agriculture
  12.    System Approaches in Agriculture
  13.    Rural Development Management

STUDY POSTS:

UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES LOS BAÑOS 

Laguna, Philippines

CHIANG MAI UNIVERSITY

Chiang Mai, Thailand

KASETSART UNIVERSITY

Bangkok, Thailand

KHON KAEN UNIVERSITY

Khon Kaen, Thailand

Target sectors for the scholarship include: 

  •  Universities (education & research faculty)

  • Government Agencies (technical & field personnel)

  •  Non-government Organizations (technical & field personnel)

  •  WOMEN ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Application forms and list of requirements may be downloaded from www.idrc.searca.org

DEADLINE OF SUBMISSION: 30 August 2014

 

For further inquiries, please contact:

PROGRAM HEAD

GRADUATE EDUCATION AND INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

SEARCA

College, Los Baños Laguna 4031, Philippines

Telefax: (63-49) 536-7164

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