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University Research Program Office (URPO)


The URPO is one of the core offices under the R&E Program. It is composed of the different specialized centers working on R&D on crops, fisheries, small ruminants, carabao, land and water resources, and renewable energy to develop dynamic and innovative R&D for inclusive growth and sustainable development of the Agriculture, Aquatic, and Natural Resources (AANR) Sector. URPO plays a major role in helping CLSU attain its goal of being a world-class national university for S&T in agriculture and allied fields.

Units under the URPO

The unit provides support to R&D activities of other program components and develops packages of technologies for special commodities that are useful for commercial production.

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The SEDC explores, verifies or evaluates, and packages developed technologies in support of sustainable development.

The unit focuses on developing high-yielding varieties of cereals and vegetables, making available quality seeds, and developing technologies that will help increase the productivity and profitability of different crops and cropping systems.

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  • Dr. Marilou M. Sarong
  • Chief, Crops and Cropping System

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Program Director
  • Dr. Marvin M. Cinense
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