Research & Extension Sector

Office of the Vice President for Research and Extension

Research and extension have always been considered as inherent functions of the Benguet State University even when it operated only as a farm school in the 1920’s. Students are inculcated the love of scientific inquiry and ingrained with the  commitment to serve their communities, being excellent examples of what a successful farmer should be and persisting in carrying out genuine agricultural development in the countryside.

A dynamic sector in the University promoting sustainable technologies of international standards to empower communities.
To lead in the strong and excellent research and extension culture through knowledge creation and dissemination
To generate and utilize knowledge and technologies in order to enrich/enhance the academic programs and income generating projects of the University and sustain and empower communities 
a. Lead in the planning, organizing, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of R and E programs of the University; 
b. Coordinate the preparation and management of R and E budget of the University; 
c. Recommend the project procurement management plan for the R and E sector of the University; 
d. Sustain existing R and E linkages and initiate new ones; 
e. Initiate the formulation, revision, approval, and implementation of University policies and procedures related to R and E services; 
f. Supervise the R and E centers / institutes based on approved policies and guidelines; 
g. Endorse the recruitment, hiring, promotion, career development, and giving of awards and rewards to deserving R and E personnel; 
h. Represent the University in committees, working groups, meetings, and conferences pertaining to the concerns of the R and E sector; 
i. Recommend the creation of additional units in the sector whenever necessary; and 
j. Perform other duties that may be assigned by the University President.
a.Farm households 
b. Local Government Units 
c. Development Workers and Technicians 
d. GOs and NGOs 
e. Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises 
f. Faculty and Students 
g. Out-of-School Youth, Youth and Elderly, Women and Children 
h. Indigenous Peoples 
i. Private Sector 
j. Policy Makers 
k. Community and peoples’ organization 
l. Cooperatives 
m. Other stakeholders who may need R and E services 
Office of the Vice President for Research and Extension
Km. 6, La Trinidad, Benguet
2601 Philippines
Telephone No.: 63.74.665.7645