Award Ceremony 2018

award ceremony 2018

Award Ceremony 2018

 

May 04, 2018: The Center of Excellence on Sustainable Agricultural Intensification and Nutrition (CE SAIN Cambodia) of Royal University of Agriculture, (RUA) celebrated “Award Ceremony of CE SAIN’s Scholarship and ‘s Grants to Faculty and Students of the RUA.

The Center of Excellence on Sustainable Agricultural Intensification and Nutrition (CE SAIN) of Royal University of Agriculture (RUA) receives financial support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Sustainable Intensification (SIIL). CE SAIN was officially launched on September 22, 2016. The overall goal of CE SAIN is to foster private sector innovation, agricultural research, education and training and public sector capacity building through improved collaboration and knowledge sharing focused on improving food and nutritional security in Cambodia. The three main objectives of CE SAIN are:

  1. Coordinate and leverage Innovation Labs and other sustainable agricultural intensification and nutrition (SAIN) funded activities
  2. Build human and institutional capacity development of the Royal University of Agriculture.
  3. Establish technology parks to showcase high-potential technologies and strategies to sustainably intensify smallholder production systems.

To contribute to achieving the objective 2: The CE SAIN financially assists RUA faculty and staff to pursue higher education (master’s and doctoral degrees) at RUA and receive small grants to reactivate labs and other activities. Also, CE SAIN provides RUA undergraduates with opportunities of “Thesis Research Support, Internship, and Essay Contest Winners”. These awards will support those who demonstrate potential to excel academically and to make a positive impact in their institution.


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