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Research Centers
University Research Program Office (URPO)


The URPO serves as a frontier center of R&D programs for empowering participating individuals and groups to improve their quality of life. It develops and packages appropriate technologies, processes, and systems that are adaptive to sustainable agro-industrial productivity.

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.

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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

Center Details

Program Director
  • Dr. Maria Excelsis M. Orden
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