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Vice-Chancellor for Research and Extension (VCRE)

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Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension

Research and Extension are two of the three traditional functions of a university, the other one being instruction. The Mindanao State University – Maguindanao (MSU – Maguindanao) strives for excellence in these areas by its progressive expansion of the scientific and technological knowledge for the improvement of the quality of life of the people. The MSU – Maguindanao aims generally for human advancement through its relevant research, extension, and development programs and projects, and thus serves as an instruction of the government for national development.

The research, extension, and development priorities of MSU – Maguindanao are in line with its vision to sustain its operational mandate towards national integration and greater contribution to the national agenda on food security, poverty alleviation and rapid economic growth for Mindanao in particular.

The MSU-Maguindanao focuses on RED agenda that are aligned with the existing programs offered with emphasis on agriculture, forestry, and fisheries being the flagship programs of the campus and anchored to the priority agenda of the partner funding institutions such as the Harmonized National Research and Development Agenda (HNRDA) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), the National Higher Education Research Agenda (NHERA) of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), the Research and Development, and Extension Agenda and Program (RDEAP) of the Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Agricultural Research (DA-BAR), and the Philippine Development Plan of the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA). 

Research Services Office
Extension Services Office
Intellectual Property Office
RED Publication Office