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Bangladesh Scholarship Opportunities (Taken from the website of Michigan State University )

Bangladesh Scholarship Opportunities

There are scholarship opportunities for staff and faculty of some institutions of Bangladesh.The opportunity was announced in the following link:

http://bheard.isp.msu.edu/applying_to_bheard/bangladesh_scholarship_opportunities

Interested staff and faculty of Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institution (BARI),Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute (BFRI),Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI),Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU),Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU),University of Dhaka (Department of Fisheries, only) and Khulna University are invited to apply for the scholarship opportunities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bangladesh Scholarship Opportunities

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Announcement of Scholarship Opportunities

Under the Borlaug Higher Education forAgricultural Research and Development (BHEARD) Program

Under its Feed the Future initiative, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched the Borlaug Higher Education Agricultural Research and Development (BHEARD) Program. Implemented by Michigan State University (MSU), the BHEARD program honors the legacy of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Norman Borlaug. The program will support long-term training of agricultural and food security researchers and policy advisors at the master’s and doctoral levels. This is a major new effort to increase the number of agricultural scientists and policy advisors and strengthen scientific institutions in developing countries.

Bangladesh has been selected as one of nine countries for the third cohort of BHEARD Fellows. The scholarships will support study in the United States or other selected countries, beginning in August 2015. Availability of scholarships is contingent upon sufficient funding from USAID. Training programs will cover up to three years of courses for doctoral students. Course work will be undertaken at a U.S. or regional university, and the student’s research project will be conducted in Bangladesh.

Eligibility is limited to current staff or faculty members from the following institutions:

  • Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institution (BARI)
  • Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute (BFRI)
  • Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI)
  • Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU)
  • Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU)
  • University of Dhaka (Department of Fisheries, only)
  • Khulna University

  Priority will be given to applicants who desire training in the following subject areas:

  • Agribusiness
  • Agri-Economics
  • Fisheries
  • Horticulture
  • Plant Pathology (Virology sub-discipline)

The Trainee Selection Committee will review applications and select candidates based on the following criteria:

  1. Current and future role at one of Bangladesh’s agricultural research institutions or universities listed above.
  2. Bangladeshi national residing in Bangladesh.
  3. Strong academic performance at the Bachelor’s level (first or upper second class pass) or Master’s level. Relevant educational background and professional experience.
  4. Strong written and spoken English language skills, as determined by the applicant’s score on either the TOEFL or the IELTS exam.
  5. Under 35 years of age for PhD applicants; an exception may be made for female PhD candidates up to the age of 40.

Qualified female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

 Applications and application procedures may be obtained fromhttp://www.bheard.isp.msu.edu/ or by emailing [email protected].

The application deadline is 15 July 2014.

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Entomology News

Dear Readers,

I am very happy to inform you that from now on information about the science of entomology and the work and achievements of entomologists will be published in my website www.connecttask.com

You are requested to kindly visit the news items as they are published from time to time.

To begin with, I am pleased to share with you two news of joy for the entomologists of Bangladesh.

Krishibid Entomologist Dr. Mohammad Abdul Hamid Miah has been  Chosen for Independence Award of Bangladesh for 2013

Krishibid Entomologist Dr. Mohammad Abdul Hamid Miah has been  Chosen for Independence Award of Bangladesh for 2013

Dr. Mohammad Abdul Hamid Miah will be bestowed the honour for his research on agriculture and its development.(Source:http://www.thefinancialexpress-bd.com/index.php?ref=MjBfMDNfMDRfMTNfMV8yXzE2MjAxMA==)

Dr. Mohammad Abdul Hamid Miah has a very illustrious career. He served as the Executive Chairman of Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council( BARC),Director General ,Bangladesh Jute Research Institute(BJRI),Director General ,Bangladesh Rice Research Institute(BRRI) and Liaison Scientist for Bangladesh of International Rice Research Institute( IRRI).

Bangladesh Entomological Society(BES) has  adopted the decision to congratulate and offer reception to Dr. Mohammad Abdul Hamid Miah   in its 49th meeting of the Executive Council of BES held on 16 March 2013 in the Entomology Department of Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute(BARI).

 

Krishibid Entomologist Dr.Md. Mahbubar Rahman has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU)

Krishibid Entomologist Dr.Md. Mahbubar Rahman  ,Professor, Department of Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture,Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU) has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU).

Krishibid Entomologist Dr.Md. Mahbubar Rahman  is the current Professor in the Department of Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture,Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU) and the  President of Bangladesh Entomological Society.He served as the Director (P&D) of  BSMRAU and as International Consultant (Intermittent) of UNFAO (TCIN) .

Dr.Md. Mahbubar Rahman maintained excellent result in all public examinations. He has  Bachelor degree in Agriculture (1977), Masters in Entomology (1979) and PhD in Entomology (1985) with major in Pesticide Toxicology and minor in Agrochemicals and  IPM.He has undergone several professional national and international trainings on pesticide management and IPM.

www.connecttask.com team takes the opportunity to congratulate Krishibid Entomologist Dr. Mohammad Abdul Hamid Miah and Krishibid Entomologist Dr.Md. Mahbubar Rahman for glorifying the community of Entomologists of Bangladesh.The team will  publish special features on the dignitaries soon.

Best regards,

Dr.Syed Md.Zainul Abedin

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