Forty-two new MS and PhD students joined the roster of SEARCA scholars this Academic Year 2017-2018, bringing to 144 the number of scholars currently supported by SEARCA. On 13 August 2017, the Graduate Education and Institutional Development Department (GEIDD), headed by Dr. Maria Cristeta Cuaresma, Program Head, met with 64 scholars enrolled at UPLB to orient them of their privileges...Read more
The 3rd University Consortium Graduate Forum will be hosted by Kasetsart University (KU) in Bangkok, Thailand on 17-18 August 2017.
An annual event of the Southeast Asian University Consortium for Graduate Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC), this year's Graduate Forum expects to bring 34 students from the different UC members to present the results of their research activities....Read more
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) has firmed up its linkages with the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and local government units (LGUs) at the Provincial Alliance Building Dialogue for the Province of Laguna as an alternative approach to reach farmers and grassroots communities. Los Baños-based SEARCA hosted the...Read more
LOS BAÑOS, LAGUNA– The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) concluded on 11 August 2017 the final leg of national inception workshops in five countries under the "Agricultural Transformation and Market Integration in the ASEAN Region: Responding to Food Security and...Read more
Source: BusinessMirror13 Aug 2017The heads of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) discussed the possibilities for SEARCA to collaborate with the DOST on scholarships intended to develop capacities and expertise of Filipinos to address climate change.
Director Gil C. Saguiguit Jr. of...Read more
YEZIN, MYANMAR. The Forest Research Institute (FRI) of Myanmar developed a proposal to assess marketable Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) in various agro-ecological zones of Myanmar during the pilot-testing of the Project Development Toolkit on 8-10 August 2017. The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA)-ASEAN Working Group on Social Forestry...Read more
LOS BAÑOS, LAGUNA. The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), together with the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), co-organize the fifth and final National Inception Workshop under the International Fund for Agricultural Development...Read more
Source: Manila Bulletin9 August 2017The P90-million ($1.8-million) AgriMuseum project of ASEAN is targeted to rise by 2019 as proponents seek partners to build it as a way to inspire education interests in agriculture and in solving food security threats.
The first-of-its-kind to rise in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region, AgriMuseum proponent Southeast Asian Regional...Read more
Research and Development Generating information, knowledge, lessons, and insights that will influence policies, investments, trade, and other actions that will promote competitive agriculture, as well as inclusive and sustainable ARD. Read More
Knowledge Management Promoting a learning culture, knowledge creation, knowledge-sharing and use, with a predominant focus on the broad strategic theme of ISARD. Read More
In pursuit of generating a critical mass of professionals working on agriculture and rural development in Asia, SEARCA is revitalizing its Visiting Research Fellows (VRF) Program. The VRF is intended for researchers within and outside the SEA region who are doing research along the priority thrusts of SEARCA, namely: agricultural competitiveness and natural resource management.
The SEARCA Adjunct Fellows (SAF) Program offers research opportunities for selected staff of the University of the Philippines System. It seeks to contribute to the University’s pursuit of excellence and thrusts by advancing their research interests and capabilities, as well as, expanding their research horizons.