2015-08-28 botany

GCUF Faculty Participation in a meeting with USDA-Borlaug Fellowship Representatives

Dr. M. Sohail Akram (Assistant Professor, Botany) represented the Government College University, Faisalabad at a meeting of the Borlaug fellows convened at NUST, Islamabad. The participants discussed the various aspects and prospects of the fellowship program. The problems faced by the agricultural community particularly working with the cotton crop were also highlighted. The US representatives (Molly Rumery, Dr. Judith Brown, Dr. Scheffler and Dr. Jodi Scheffler) explained the various funding opportunities, available for Pakistani scholars, and encouraged the fellows to establish long term institutional collaborations with the US scientists.