The two-day Second Annual Pakistan-Korea Nutrition Center (PKNC) Conference organized by the Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST) at Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam in collaboration with Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Pakistan and the University of Agriculture Faisalabad, has concluded. Addressing at the concluding ceremony, Vice Chancellor Dr. Fateh Marri expressed concerns about the weakening of future generations due to poor nutrition.
The inaugration ceremony of the Second Annual Pakistan-Korea Nutrition Center (PKNC) Conference organized by the Institute of Food Sciences and Technology at Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam, in collaboration with Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Pakistan and the University of Agriculture Faisalabad, on Tuesday at main Auditorium Hall.
KOICA Pakistan's Country representative, Jeho Weon, stated that they are aiding in food security projects, specifically those related to nutritional interventions, through collaborative efforts with the government. Dr. Kim Jae Han, Program Manager of Pakistan-Korea Nutrition Center and Changnam National University, South Korea, stressed the need for increased attention to agricultural production and rural health. He emphasized the significance of nutrition and health education programs at universities. The signing ceremony occurred at the University senate hall, by Ghulam Mohiuddin Qureshi, Registrar, and Professor Dr. Muhammad Ismail Kumbhar, Director of University Advancement and Financial Assistance as representing the university, while on behalf of Delta Blue Carbon, Alamgir Khan Gandapur, Country Head and Chief Technical Officer, and Amanullah, Chief Operation Officer, also signed the MoU.
The Experts and researchers have expressed that communicating science in a simple and attractive manner is very imperative, because due to the wonders of Science and research, the life expectancy of human beings has drastically changed during the last century. They expressed these views while addressing the opening ceremony of a two-day training workshop on "Science Communication and Diplomacy in Agriculture" hosted by Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam.
811 degrees were awarded to the graduates during the 12th convocation of Sindh Agriculture University, while 100 medals were awarded to the position holders, and 59 PhD degrees were also awarded during a big event, on Thursday. The Convocation was presided over by Vice Chancellor Dr. Fateh Marri, while the caretaker Provincial Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Arshad Wali Muhammad was Chief Guest on the occasion.
Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam and Northwest A&F University of China have signed an online agreement regarding exchange and cooperation in academic and research fields, experts from both varsities will start research on new wheat and vegetable commodities, while Chinese University will provide scholarships to Masters and PhD students at Sindh Agriculture University.
A memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Sindh Agriculture University and the international organization BROOKE, for the welfare of the horses and other animals, and to build the capacity of livestock professionals and paraprofessionals through practical training, and to generate evidence in animal welfare and healthcare, and awareness among animal owners regarding the welfare and health care of animals in Sindh.
Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Islamabad, emphasized the pivotal role of research in PhD programs for driving national development. Addressing the academic and administrative heads at Sindh Agriculture University and inauguration ceremony of a smart classroom established at Umerkot campus, Chairman HEC urged alignment of research with national priorities and expansion into crucial sectors like food security and agriculture.
During the ceremony, laptops were distributed among students representing various academic disciplines, symbolizing a commitment to inclusivity and equal access to educational resources.Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam took a significant step by distributing laptops to deserving students of Khairpur College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology (KCAE&T) under the esteemed Prime Minister's Youth Laptop Scheme (PMYLS).
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