5th International Conference on Sustainable Environment and Agriculture

Title: 5th International Conference on Sustainable Environment and Agriculture (ICSEA 2017)

Theme: Sustainable Environment and Agriculture

Conference Date: October 28-30, 2017

Location: Los Angeles, USA

Brief Description:

ICSEA would like to announce 2017 5th International Conference on Sustainable Environment and Agriculture (ICSEA 2017) conference will be held in Los Angeles, USA during October 28-30, 2017. It is one of the leading international conferences for presenting novel and fundamental advances in the fields of Sustainable Environment and Agriculture. It also serves to foster communication among researchers and practitioners working in a wide variety of scientific areas with a common interest in improving Sustainable Environment and Agriculture related techniques.

Benefits of the Conference

  1. Keep up-to-date on the latest advances in the field.
  2. Present your research within a unique forum.
  3. Collaborate with experts from all over the world.
  4. One Excellent Presentation will be selected from each oral session. The Certificate for Excellent Papers will be awarded at the end of each session on October 29, 2017

Registration Link:

Interested applicant can apply through the given link:

https://easychair.org/account/signin.cgi?key=60525700.J8HyD4vPTMgmaoqA

More Information:

http://www.icsea.org/

UASD- University of Agricultural Sciences Dharwad Courses

The University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad (UASD) was established on October 1, 1986, to cater to the needs of the farming community of northern Karnataka. The University has tri-fold functions of Teaching, Research, and Extension in the field of agriculture and allied sciences. In its 28 years of dedicated service, the University has earned the reputation of being a ‘Farmers’ University’.

The University has its jurisdiction over 7 districts namely Bagalkot, Belgaum, Bijapur, Dharwad, Gadag, Haveri, and Uttar Kannada in northern Karnataka. The University has been striving to keep pace with new frontiers of science and contemporary challenges to be social, economically and technically relevant. UAS, Dharwad is also an ISO 9001:2008 certified institution.

Mission

The mission of the University is to provide leadership in teaching, research and extension in agriculture and allied sciences. The University is committed to developing excellent manpower and useful technologies and their dissemination to the farming community of the state in general, and the University jurisdiction, in particular.

Academic

The UASD is a state agriculture university established by the Government of Karnataka which imparts education, research and extension activities in the fields of agriculture, forestry, food science, Agri. marketing and home science. The University has 5 Colleges, 30 Research Stations, 6 Extension Education Units, 5 Krishi Vigyan Kendras and ATIC.  The university has constituent colleges at places of Karnataka state:

  • College of Agriculture Dharwad
  • College of Agriculture Vijayapur (Bijapur)
  • College of Agriculture Hanumanmatti (Haveri dist)
  • College of Rural Home Science Dharwad
  • College of Forestry Sirsi
  • College of Food Technology Dharwad

Teaching

  • Undergraduate teaching is being carried out at four campuses viz., Dharwad, Bijapur, Hanumanamatti and Sirsi in five-degree programmes viz., B.Sc. (Agri.), B.Sc. (Ag. Maco), B.Sc. (For.), B.H.Sc. and B.Sc. (Food Technology).
  • Postgraduate teaching is being carried out at three campuses viz., Dharwad (M.Sc. & Ph.D. in Agriculture and Home Science), Bijapur (M.Sc. in Agriculture) and Sirsi (M.Sc. in Forestry).
  • Masters’ degree program is being offered in 25 disciplines and Ph.D. in 18 disciplines.
  • Two years Diploma (Agri.) course is being offered at six campuses viz., Dharwad, Bijapur, Jamakhandi, Nippani, Akki Alur and Kumta.
  • Semester system of education is being followed for UG, PG and Diploma courses.
  • The University has adopted the IV Deans Committee recommendations for course curricula including the Rural Agricultural Work Experience (RAWE) and Experiential Learning Program for undergraduate degree programs.
  • Current student strength in the University is 3,916, which comprises 2,710 (UG), 616 (Masters), 184 (Doctoral) and 396 (Diploma).
  • Majority of the students admitted receive scholarships and fellowships from various Government, non-government and private organizations.
  • The University has a cosmopolitan outlook with students admitted from the ICAR stream, DBT-JNU entrance test and international nominations from Srilanka, Nepal, Malawi, Ethiopia, Syria, Afghanistan, Ghana, Sudan, Kenya, Canada, USA, Nigeria, Sierra Leona, Liberia, Namibia, etc.
  • The University has organized seven international symposia in the recent past on Cotton, Parthenium, Pomegranate, Wheat, Fruits and Vegetables, Agri-Biotechnology and IDRC

University Courses

  • Sc. (Graduate) Courses Offered: Agriculture, Forestry, Home Science, Agri Business-Management, Agriculture Co-operation and Marketing, and Food Technology.
  • Sc. & Ph.D. (Post Graduate) Courses: Agronomy, Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Biochemistry, Agril. Economics, Agril. Statistics, Crop Physiology & Botany, Horticulture, Agril. Marketing Co-op. & Agribusiness Management, Seed Science, and Technology, Agril. Extension Education, Genetics, and Plant Breeding, Biotechnology, Plant Pathology, Agril. Microbiology, Agril. Entomology, Environmental Science, Food Science and Nutrition, Human Development, Textiles and Apparel Designing, Extension Communication Management, Forest Biology, Silviculture, Forest Protection, Forest Utilization, Agroforestry, Forest Engineering, and Forest Management. (This list is indicative, not exhaustive.)

University of Agricultural Sciences Dharwad

Admission

Are you interested in studying at University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad? Then you can visit the given admission link: https://sites.google.com/a/uasd.in/admission/

  • NRI/NRI sponsored quota admissions
  • UG Admissions
  • PG Admissions (Masters)
  • PG Admissions (Doctoral)
  • Diploma Admissions
  • Lateral Entry

Syllabus In University

  • Syllabus for Undergraduate Courses
  • Syllabus for B.Sc. (Agri)
  • Syllabus for B.Sc. (Agmaco)
  • Syllabus for R.H.Sc.
  • Syllabus of B.Tech. (Food Technology)Syllabi for Post Graduate Degree Programs
  • Curricular & Syllabi for PG Degree Programs

Placements

Graduates are appointed as agriculture scientists, agriculture officers in state and central governments, banks and other financial institutions such as insurance companies. With the setting up of commodity exchanges in India, degree holders in agriculture are in greater demand.

International Office

University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad provides specialist support and guidelines for international students, faculty and visiting scientists from all over the world. If you are an international student interested in joining UAS, Dharwad, a current student looking out for higher education and study abroad opportunities, or an overseas scientist and/or institution looking to collaborate and work with them, they are here to help. This office is the first point of contact for you and provides support service for University’s International strategy. For more information about study, degree programs, fees and finance, and admission, etc. check the given link: https://sites.google.com/a/uasd.in/international-office/

University Mandate

  • Making provision for imparting education in different branches of the study, particularly Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing & Co-operation, and Forestry, Fisheries, Agricultural Engineering, Home Science and allied sciences.
  • Furthering, the advancement of learning and conducting research, particularly in agriculture and other allied sciences.
  • Undertaking the extension education of such sciences and technologies especially for the rural people of the state.
  • Such other purposes as the State Government may by notification in the Official Gazette specify from time to time.
  • Promoting partnership and linkages with national and international educational, industries, research and other institutions.

For Further Information- Contact

University of Agricultural Sciences, Krishi Nagar, Dharwad, Karnataka State, India
Phone: +91-836-2214420, Fax: +91-836-2745276

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First Nations Development Institute Native Agriculture & Food Systems Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,000

Number of Awards: Five (5)

Deadline: September 28, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

At First Nations Development Institute, is proud to offer the Native Agriculture and Food Systems Scholarship Program. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student majoring in an agricultural-related field to apply. The purpose of the Native Agriculture and Food Systems Scholarship Program is to encourage more Native American college students to enter these fields so that they can better assist their communities with these efforts.

Host Institution:

Founded in 1980, First Nations began its national grant-making program in 1993. Through mid-year 2017, we have successfully managed 1,345 grants totaling more than $28.9 million to Native American projects and organizations in 39 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. Territory American Samoa.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:

  • Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student majoring in an agricultural-related field or be able to demonstrate how their degree program relates to Native food systems.
  • Applicant must be tribally-affiliated and able to provide documentation.
  • Applicant must have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 2.75.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a commitment to helping his/her community reclaim local food-system control.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the candidates can enter online by submitting their email through the given link: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_1243/default.asp?SA=SNA&FID=35099

Supporting Documents:

  • Proof of tribal affiliation (e.g. enrollment card, CIB, letter from tribe, etc.)
  • College enrollment verification form
  • Unofficial transcript
  • Letter of recommendation from faculty member
  • Headshot photo for possible use in First Nations’ publicity activities (optional)

Award Description:

There are five scholarships available up to $1,000 for the academic school year to Native American college students majoring in agriculture and agriculture-related fields.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.firstnations.org/grantmaking/scholarship

Contact Information:

Have any question you can contact to Kendall Tallmadge (ktallmadge-at-firstnations.org) or Abi Whiteing (awhiteing-at-firstnations.org) via email, or call (303) 774-7836.