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Events



A stakeholders’ dialogue was conducted at Punjab Economic Research Institute (PERI), Lahore on 08-06-2017. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashfaq and Dr. Muhammad Asif Kamran participated from USPCAS-AFS.

Jun/08/2017 : Details

USAID Provincial Director for Punjab Alison McFarland on Friday called on University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad at Syndicate Room, UAF and discussed the ongoing projects and area of mutual concern.

May/19/2017 : Details

The outreach chair of US-Pakistan Center of Advanced Studies in Agriculture and Food Security, UAF organized two separate outreach events at UAF Community Center Chak 470 GB, tehsil Samundri on 18th May 2017

May/18/2017 : Details

Under the project “Promotion of solar cooker to change the energy use behavior of communities” a social mobilization activity was conducted at U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Agriculture and Food Security(USPCAS-AFS) Community Outreach Center at Chak No. 272 JB, Faisalabad

May/04/2017 : Details

The US Consul General Lahore, Yuriy Fedkiw Visited university of Agriculture Faisalabad on Thursday May 04, 2017.

May/04/2017 : Details

First CAS M&E Working Group Meeting 3-4 May

May/04/2017 : Details

U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies successfully conducted One Day Workshop titled “How to Write a Business Plan”

Apr/27/2017 : Details

USAID funded U.S.- Pakistan Center for Advanced Study in Agriculture and Food Security launched Roguing and Harvesting Campaign by Students of Newly Initiated Degree program MSc (Hons.) Seed Science & Technology at Proka Research Farm on Saturday April 22, 2017.

Apr/22/2017 : Details

International Women's Day Celebrations 2017

Mar/08/2017 : Details

Seminar on “Strengthening Production and Marketing of Goats in Pakistan”

Mar/01/2017 : Details

USAID funded U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Agriculture and Food security, under Chair Outreach jointly organized a seminar on“MOTHER AND CHILD NUTRITION’’ماں اور بچے کی نگہداشت at community outreach center Chak No. 272JB.

Feb/16/2017 : Details

The Fourth Steering Committee Meeting under chairmanship of Prof. Dr. Iqrar Ahmad Khan (S.I) vice Chancellor UAF and Director/Chief of Party USPCAS-AFS

Jan/21/2017 : Details

The Project Management Coordination Committee (PMCC) was held at Faisalabad Serena Hotel from January 18 to January 20,2017.

Jan/20/2017 : Details

Eight Scholars Proceed to USA under Student Exchange Program Under USPCAS-AFS

Jan/06/2017 : Details

The two-days training workshop on “Effective Communication Skills and Innovative Methods for Extension & Outreach” was organized on 8-9 December 2016 by the Outreach Chair of USPCAS-AFS, Universality of Agriculture, Faisalabad.

Dec/09/2016 : Details

USPCAS-AFS inaugurates Community Outreach Center at Chak No. 189-RB Rasoolpur, Chak Jhumra, Faisalabad

Nov/28/2016 : Details

Brief Summary of Seed activities in University of Agriculture, Faisalabad

Nov/22/2016 : Details

2-Day training workshop on use of Precision Agriculture Technologies

Oct/25/2016 : Details

USAID funded U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced studies in Agriculture and Food Security (USPCAS-AFS) has established Community Outreach Center at Chak No. 272 JB. The purpose of this center was to provide online advisory guidance to the farmers at their door step. Mr. Azhar Saeed Kashif chairman Union Council 165 along with UAF faculty inaugurated the community center.

Oct/24/2016 : Details

UAf Sociology Expert Dr. Izhar Ahmad Khan Inaugurates Community Outreach Center at Chak No. 45-GD, Okara Under USPCAS-AFS.

Oct/04/2016 : Details

UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan presents souvenir to US expert Arman Razaee from from the University of California Davis USA

Sep/27/2016 : Details

Inauguration of Community Outreach Center at Jaranwala

Sep/24/2016 : Details

Speakers at a seminar on Monday called for steps to combat environmental hazards and adopt healthy lifestyle to reduce diseases and mortality rate as 3.8 million people die of diabetes each year only; whereas cancer kills 1.37 million people. They were addressing at one-day symposium titled “one health” arranged by US Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Agriculture and Food Security, University of Agriculture Faisalabad at New Senate Hall.

Aug/08/2016 : Details

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad in collaboration with the University of California (UC) Davis, USA, is kicking off two new postgraduate degree programmes including MSc (Hons) Climate Changes and MSc (Hons) Seed Science and Technology.

Aug/05/2016 : Details

Program for Presentations of Prospective Principal Investigators of Research Grants Round II,2016 under USPCAS-AFS

May/21/2016 : Details

The US Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Agriculture and Food Security (USPCAS-AFS), University of Agriculture Faisalabad; University of California Davis, USA and Washington State University USA have approved 15 agriculture based research projects to work jointly in order to ensure food security in Pakistan.

May/08/2016 : Details

2nd meeting of Steering Committee

May/07/2016 : Details

Meeting the needs of Agriculture Sector through National Program of Research Grants Under USPCAS-AFS

May/06/2016 : Details

Agricultural scientists will develop stress-tolerant germplasm for cotton and wheat and heat-tolerant livestock in order to fight climate change and food insecurity issues that would worsen in coming years.

May/05/2016 : Details

Public lecture on Agriculture and Economic Growth

Apr/26/2016 : Details

Former Deputy Chairman Planning Commission of Pakistan Dr. Nadeem-ul-Haque on Tuesday said that the adoption of developed nations’ uplift models sans innovative ideas as per locals needs would not address our problems.

Apr/26/2016 : Details

Dr. Nadeem-ul-Haq, former Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission of Pakistan is delivering a special lecture on Agriculture and Economic Growth at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad on April 26, 2016 (Tuesday) at 11:00 am at Iqbal Auditorium.

Apr/23/2016 : Details

Merit base scholarship interviews" held at USPCAS-AFS office

Apr/20/2016 : Details

The inefficient methods of agricultural farming are making our cost of production higher than international markets which is not only aggravation the problems of farming community but also posing a threat of food insecurity.

Apr/16/2016 : Details

2nd National stakeholders conference Current Status and Future Prospects of Adopting Precision Agriculture in Pakistan's Farm Setting

Apr/16/2016 : Details

US Pakistan Knowledge Corridor will prove the milestones to make development and to get benefit from each other experiences.

Apr/08/2016 : Details

Research Seminar on “Pierce’s Disease in Grapes” By Thomas L. Rost (Professor Emeritus) University of California, Davis, USA.

Apr/02/2016 : Details

Newspaper cuttings of Outreach community center

Mar/30/2016 : Details

Inauguration of community outreach center

Mar/29/2016 : Details

Grants Writing Workshops

Mar/22/2016 : Details

Miles Toder, Deputy Mission Director USAID, on Monday said that women empowerment and agricultural development were essential to make the development and to alleviate the poverty from Pakistan.

Mar/14/2016 : Details

US expert on Thursday called for initiating a culture of philanthropy in education to promote education and research sector to produce the trained manpower and finding the solutions to the issues of common man.

Mar/10/2016 : Details

Punjab Cooperative Secretary Babar Hayat Tarrar on Wednesday said that initiatives were being taken to strengthen cooperatives system in order to address the problems of farming community and increase per-acre production that will result in poverty alleviation. He was talking to University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan at a meeting at syndicate room. Center for Advanced Studies in Agriculture and Food Security Chief of Party Prof Dr Bashir Ahmad and other notables were also present on the occasion

Feb/24/2016 : Details

Agricultural experts on Monday called for reforming agricultural policies, terming it deficient area for which researchers and policymakers should join hand to face up to challenges of food insecurity and to address the issue of farming community.

Jan/18/2016 : Details

Speakers at a roundtable workshop have called for adopting the farming cooperative society model in order to address the problems of the smalls farmers by ensuring soft loans, inputs and machinery under one roof for them and to get rid from the exploitation of middle men.

Jan/13/2016 : Details

Former Speaker National Assembly Syed Fakhar Imam on Thursday demanded the lawmakers devise comprehensive agricultural policies by showing his concern that the country faces 35 percent decline in cotton production.

Jan/07/2016 : Details

Agricultural experts have called for reforming agricultural policies and its continued research-based analysis in line with modern trends to safeguard the interest of farming community especially small farmers and to ensure the food security in the country

Dec/20/2015 : Details

U.S. Consul General Zachary Harkenrider and Punjab Ministers for Agriculture and Law Dr. Farrukh Javed and Rana Sanaullah Khan participated in a groundbreaking ceremony of USPCAS-AFS

Dec/08/2015 : Details

USAID Provincial Director, Punjab, Dr. Miles Toder and Maggie Schoch, Deputy Mission Director for Punjab, Pakistan visited U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Agriculture and Food Security at University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF)

Jun/22/2015 : Details

Inaugural Ceremony of U.S.-Pakistan Centers for Advanced Studies-Supporting Research in Pakistan

Jun/03/2015 : Details