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CLSU Hosts the University Consortium 4th Faculty Forum

December 06, 2022 - 11:11 am

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As an affiliate member of the University Consortium (UC), the Central Luzon State University (CLSU) is now hosting this year’s Faculty Forum which is attended by more than 40 participants from the UC member institutions from December 5-7, 2022.


With the theme “Future-Proofing Agriculture”, the event aims to feature researches and technologies that are relevant to the emerging problems of agriculture in Southeast Asia.


Participants of the Forum are faculty researchers from CLSU, Kasetsart University (KU), Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), IPB University (IPB), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), University of the Philippines Los Banos (UPLB), Universitas Brawijaya (UB), Tokyo University of Agriculture (Tokyo NODAI), National Taiwan University (NTU), Visayas State University (VSU), Maejo University (MJU), and University of British Columbia (UBC).


The two-day event simultaneously holds parallel sessions highlighting concerns on Food Security by Addressing Food Loss and Waste (Session 1), Enhancing Sustainability of Agricultural Activities Amid the threat of Urbanization and Climate Change (Session 2), Ensuring Zero Hunger through Precision Agriculture and Application of Smart and Cutting-edge Technologies (Session 3), and Encouraging Young People to Engage in Agriculture (Session 4). The ongoing sessions are currently being held at the CED Teachers Hall Amphitheater and URC Seed Laboratory Mini Amphitheater in CLSU.


As an add-on to the Forum, foreign participants will be touring the CLSU R&D Centers focusing on crops, livestock, fisheries, and precision agriculture on their last day of stay on campus.