ORIENTAL MINDORO, Philippines – A scoping activity for the project Upgrading the Calamansi Value Chain towards Improving the Calamansi Industry in Oriental Mindoro was conducted on 14-16 February 2019 in the province of Oriental Mindoro. The project team composed of staff from SEARCA and UPLB, together with partners from Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology...Read more
Source: The Manila Times22 Feb 2019TO improve the calamansi industry in Oriental Mindoro, the largest producer of calamansi in the country, the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) has embarked on a new project in collaboration with several partners and funding from the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Agricultural Research.
It was during...Read more
Source: FlipScience21 Feb 2019LOS BAÑOS, LAGUNA – Plan ahead, anticipate challenges, and work together.
These were the rallying cries of speakers at a symposium titled "Food Security and Resilience Amid A Changing Climate" on October 18, 2019 at the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) Umali Auditorium, located within the...Read more
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), which manages the ASEAN Working Group on Social Forestry (AWG-SF) Strategic Response Fund [ASRF], will undertake a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) visit to projects, which received ASRF grants in Myanmar and Thailand on 21-25 February 2019. The ASRF-Myanmar project is the Assessment of...Read more
LOS BAÑOS, Philippines – The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is set to hold the 2nd Face-to-Face (F2F) session of the project titled Information and Knowledge Management (IKM) Mentorship Program: Communicating Agriculture and Fisheries Research for Inclusive and Sustainable Development (CAFRISD) on 27 February to 1 March 2019...Read more
SAGADA, Mountain Province – The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) participated in the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) – Philippines 11th Annual Country Programme Review (ACPoR) with the theme, Promoting Inclusive Value Chains for Sustainable Rural Development on 6-8 February 2019 at Rock Inn and...Read more
LOS BAÑOS, Laguna – A seminar-workshop on the Status and Prospects of the Calamansi Industry in Oriental Mindoro for the project Upgrading the Calamansi Value Chain towards Improving the Calamansi Industry of Oriental Mindoro was held on 12 February 2019 at SEARCA Headquarters, Los Baños, Laguna. Representatives from the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate...Read more
Source: BusinessMirror17 Feb 2019Filipino lawyers favor the application of agri-biotech in food and medicines, a study conducted by the University of the Philippines Los Baños-College of Development Communication (UPLB-CDC) found.
Results of the study, "Legal Discourse on Agri-Biotechnology: Implications to Lawyers' Engagement in Biotechnology in the Philippines," were presented to...Read more
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Engaging Lawyers in Agri-biotechnology: Challenges and Prospects
"Engaging Lawyers in Agri-biotechnology: Challenges and Prospects" by Dr. Cleofe S. Torres, Professor at the Department of Science Communication, College of Development Communication of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB); and Atty. Damcelle T. Cortes, Assistant Professor at the Institute for Governance and Rural Development, College of Public Affairs and Development, UPLB