MAKATI, Philippines - A forum jointly organized by the Philippines and France highlighted several factors that affect the integration of smallholder farmers, such as markets, standards, organization, policies, and investments. Recognizing the crucial role of smallholder farmers in sustainable food production to achieve food security and nutrition, the Department of Agriculture, together with...Read more
Bangkok, Thailand - Three administrative staff from SEARCA were welcomed by the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization's Secretariat (SEAMEO Secretariat) at its headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand on 20-21 September 2017 as part of the SEAMEO Staff Exchange Program. The program aims to enhance cooperation and partnership between and among SEAMEO Centers and the SEAMEO Secretariat, as...Read more
BANGKOK, Thailand – The Government of Thailand, through the Ministry of Education (MOE), will host the 65th SEARCA Governing Board Meeting on 19-20 October 2017 at the Radisson Blu Plaza here. This is the sixteenth time the country will host such meeting since Thailand joined the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) in 1965.
As the highest policymaking body...Read more
The ASEAN-Swiss Partnership on Social Forestry and Climate Change (ASFCC) supports the ASEAN Social Forestry Network (ASFN), now referred to as the ASEAN Working Group on Social Forestry (AWG-SF), in addressing three interrelated issues confronting the region---food insecurity, poverty and climate change. This program, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC),...Read more
Mr. Nomer C. Esmero, Senior National Coordinator, Better Rice Initiative for Asia (BRIA), GIZ, talks about the logic of rice farming, an ethnography of a farming village in Mindanao, Philippines.
26 September 2017Los Baños, Laguna, PhilippinesRead more
The Umbrella Program on Food and Nutrition Security for Southeast Asia is envisaged to serve as a platform for collaborative research on food security among the University Consortium members and partner universities/institutions from the other Southeast Asian Ministries of Education Organization (SEAMEO) member countries. It aims to align the program of work on food security of SEARCA and the...Read more
Source: Food Evolution1 Oct 2017The Philippines and France have signed an administrative arrangement that aims to promote bilateral trade and cooperation in agricultural, fishery and food products, a move that subsequently called for the creation of a Joint Agricultural Steering Committee (JASC).
JASC would implement the administrative arrangement and facilitate linkages between the relevant...Read more
Source: Manila Standard29 Sep 2017SCIENCE CITY OF MUÑOZ, Nueva Ecija—The Philippine Carabao Center here will be hosting this year's International Conference on Carabao-Based Enterprise Development.
Ma. Cecilia Irang, PCC Information Officer, said about 200 participants from the Philippines and other Asian countries are expected to attend the event, which will be held at the...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
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Deputy Director for Administration
A Filipino citizen.
Preferably with Advance/Higher Education degree in administration, business and operations management, finance, legal, or related fields.
A progressive career/experience in administration, business and operations management, finance, legal, or related fields at the policy and organizational level.
Working knowledge of agriculture and related fields (e.g., forestry, fisheries, animal and livestock, environment, agricultural and rural development).
Ability to formulate and operationalize strategies based on stated visions/goals.
Ability to establish linkages/partnerships with local, national, international, or private sector entities.
Excellent leadership, management, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, and client relations skills.
Proficient in computer software application.
TERMS OF REFERENCE:
Assist the Director in the management of administrative and business affairs of the Center.
Serve as Secretary-Treasurer of SEARCA.
Assist the Director in planning and managing SEARCA’s operations and administrative systems.
Assist the Director in linking and networking with national government agencies in member states, donors, international organizations, and private sector entities
Assist the Director in resource generation.
Recruitment is still ongoing until a suitable candidate is accepted/hired.
Interested applicants may submit letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and 2x2 photo to: Local Search Committee (DD-A) SEAMEO SEARCA College, Los Baños, Laguna 4031 or e-mail at email@example.com.