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GS goes to Singapore

The UPLB Graduate School (GS) officers (JF Rabajante, RJD Flores, and PA Custodio) visited the National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) on 16-21 January 2023 to establish new partnerships and expand existing collaborations. The meetings that they attended aimed to explore and pursue collaborative activities on Data Science, Communication, Humanities, One Health, and Future Communities. On 18 January, Dean Rabajante also delivered a talk at the Modelling Infectious Diseases in South East Asia (MIDSEA) Seminar Series hosted by the Temasek Foundation and NUS. Moreover, during this visit, Assoc Dean Flores participated in the Global Young Scientists Summit held at SUTD, where he was able to meet and build relationship with global scientists. During this trip they have also set meetings with UPLB alumni and other professional Filipinos in Singapore.

ICGD3 ๐‚๐€๐‹๐‹ ๐…๐Ž๐‘ ๐€๐๐’๐“๐‘๐€๐‚๐“๐’!!!

The ๐Ÿ‘๐ซ๐ ๐ˆ๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐ง๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐š๐ฅ ๐‚๐จ๐ง๐Ÿ๐ž๐ซ๐ž๐ง๐œ๐ž ๐จ๐ง ๐†๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐ง๐š๐ง๐œ๐ž ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ƒ๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ฅ๐จ๐ฉ๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ is inviting academicians, researchers, students, and practitioners to join the conference by submitting abstracts that will fall under its conference agenda or to any of the following open panels:

โœ…4IR in Local Governance and Development
โœ…Advances and Innovations in Disaster Risk Governance
โœ…Developing Competencies for Local Governance: From Knowledge to Practice
โœ…Development Management and Governance in the Changing Times
โœ…Lessons and Imperatives on Tourism Development in the Philippines
โœ…Poverty with Context: Alternative Poverty Diagnostics in the Philippines
โœ…Quality Culture of Higher Education Institutions and its Influence to its Institutional Outcomes
โœ…Structural Transformation and Inclusive Growth, and
โœ…Transformations in Agriculture for Food System Resilience
โœ…Emerging Scholars (Special Panel for Students)

The deadline of submission is ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ“ ๐…๐ž๐›๐ซ๐ฎ๐š๐ซ๐ฒ ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‘. All abstract submissions shall be submitted via You may also scan the QR Code on the poster.

ICGD3 will be held on 19-21 July 2023 in Manila, Philippines. With the theme Governance and Development in Transition, this face-to-face conference aims to initiate agenda-setting conversations and debates that recognize the agencies of institutions and communities to lead governance and development to better pathways.
For more information about the conference agenda, you may visit our website, You may also send inquiries to: [email protected]

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GS50 Time Capsule

During the soft launching of the new UPLB Graduate School building on 12 December 2022 and as part of the GS50 celebration, a time capsule was sealed, which will be opened after 25 years (2047). This contains memorabilia and wishes from our GS staff, faculty, alumni and students.

2022 UC Summer School and Executive Board Meeting

The Southeast Asian University Consortium for Graduate Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC) held two simultaneous events in Universitas Brawijaya, Malang Indonesia:

(i) UC Summer School (13-27 November 2022). UPLB students Leoveliza Fontanil (MS Agronomy) and Marjorie Pamplona (MS Agronomy) participated in the summer school. The summer school is co-organized by Lโ€™Institut Agro of France, with the theme โ€œDiversification of Crops, Mixed Cropping, and Risk Management in Smallholder Agriculture in the Context of Climate Changeโ€.

(ii) 35th UC Executive Board Meeting (25-26 November 2022). Chancellor Camacho, VCCA Cereno, VCPD Paras, and GS Dean Rabajante attended the meeting. In the meeting, Dean Rabajante (as the UPLB UC Coordinator) reported UC-related activities of UPLB and grants provided by UC to UPLB during the the period 01 November 2021 to 31 October 2022. Chancellor Camacho also proposed a Postdoctoral program for UC members, and the establishment of the UC Data Analytics and Informatics Study Network (UC DAINS).