Project & Research

Strengthening the Research Capacities of Agronomy Department

 

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Title:Strengthening the Research Capacities of Agronomy Department

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Implementing Faculty/Department/Institute:Agronomy (Faculty of Agriculture)

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Name of the ÖSPM/PI/Director:Professor Dr. Sultan Ahmed

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Research Area/Field:

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Objectives

General Objectives of the Sub-project

Ø  Improving the research facilities in the Department of Agronomy to carry out need based research for coastal areas.

Ø  Promoting innovative research for generation of knowledge.

Ø  Upgrading curricula, syllabi, teaching tools and techniques for quality education.

Ø  Improving professional skills and knowledge of academic and support staff for research activities.

Specific Objectives of the Sub-project

Ø  To establish a modern stress Agronomy laboratory

Ø  To modernize and optimize existing 2 laboratories

Ø  To modernize and improve the field laboratory

Ø  To develop a specific research protocol for salt and submergence tolerance

Ø  To upgrade curricula and syllabi of post graduate degree program

Ø  To upgrade the teaching tools and techniques

Ø  To train the teachers and support staff

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Achievements:

Ø  Stress Agronomy Laboratory established

Ø  Existing laboratories optimized

Ø  Field farm and research laboratory modernized

Ø  Stress research protocols developed

Ø  Curricula and syllabi up-gradated

Ø  Teaching tools up-gradated

Ø  Skills and capacities of the academic and support stuff increased

Ø  Project assessment

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Implementation Status:

Commencement:April 01, 2012

Completion:March 31, 2015

Ongoing:N/A

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Funding Source:HEQEP