DA NANG, Vietnam — SEARCA actively participated in the recently concluded "IFAD Mekong Knowledge and Learning Fair 2018" organized by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) here on 4-6 July. The Center facilitated one of the thematic sessions and shared select SEARCA publications anchored on the theme "Inclusive and Resilient Smallholder Agricultural Transformation in...Read more
Source: ABS-CBN News7 July 2018MANILA – The Philippines will be hosting the first Global Farm Tourism Summit to be held from July 17 to 19 at the Summit Ridge Hotel in Tagaytay City.
Themed "Managing Climate Risks through Sustainable Farm Tourism," the event will put the spotlight on the fusion of smart farming and tourism, which is seen as a "solution to climate change."
"Very few...Read more
Source: The Manila Times6 Jul 2018THE Philippine government-hosted Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) said a professional search for qualified candidates is ongoing to succeed Gil Saguiguit Jr. PhD.
Saguiguit is stepping down as SEARCA director after four decades of service to the center, starting as a student assistant and working himself...Read more
TAGAYTAY CITY, Philippines – The unique combination of farming and tourism for recreation and education of travelers will be in the spotlight at the first-ever Global Farm Tourism Summit to be held on 17-19 July 2018 at the Summit Ridge Hotel here. The event is organized by the International School of Sustainable Tourism (ISST) headed by Dr. Mina Gabor together with the Southeast...Read more
HANOI, Vietnam. The Project Management Office (PMO) of the ASEAN Working Group on Social Forestry (AWG-SF) Strategic Response Fund (ASRF) conducted a project monitoring and evaluation (M&E) visit in Hanoi City and Hoa Binh Province, Vietnam on 2-3 July 2018. The M&E is one of the important activities of the ASRF, which serves as an opportunity for the PMO to meet the project...Read more
JOB SUMMARY: Leads in activities related to the administration of the Biotechnology Information Center (BIC) including but not limited to BIC-related learning events and knowledge resources, access to science-based agri-biotech information, and knowledge creation projects and activities; leads and contributes to project development and implementation in biotechnology and related...Read more
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Forty-six students from 14 universities in Southeast Asia and Europe are expected to participate in the 2018 UC-FSCC Summer School to be hosted by Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) on 16-28 July 2018.
Jointly organized by UPM, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) in Indonesia, and the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) in Austria, the Summer School titled Oil Palm-Cattle...Read more
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International Professional Service Provider for Local and International Graduate Scholarship Programs In Livestock Research and Biotechnology for the Philippine Carabao Center
About the scholarship
The project aims to strengthen the Philippine Carabao Center’s pool of professionals by providing scholarship grants to qualified PCC officers and regular staff to complete graduate degrees from selected universities of center of excellence in the Philippines, USA, Canada and Australia.
The following areas of studies, as covered by the PCC-SEARCA scholarship project:
International Scholarship Grants: Livestock biotechnology, genomics, bioinformatics, policy and development studies
Local Scholarship Grants: Policy, planning and development, knowledge management and biotechnology
The scholarship is granted up to a maximum of four semesters (2 years) for a master's degree program and six semesters (3 years) for a doctoral program.
Officers and regular staff of PCC who plan to pursue advance degree leading to molecular livestock biotechnology, genomics, bioinformatics, policy, development studies and knowledge management and related fields can apply for the scholarship.
Applicants must have received an offer or have been admitted to any of the selected study posts, to be eligible for the program.
The grant shall cover tuition fees, monthly stipend, book allowance, annual health insurance, thesis/dissertation expense, domestic travel allowance, and round trip airfare.
The scholar may seek additional grant for thesis/dissertation work from other sources provided that the scholarship is not sufficient to cover all of the necessary expenses for the research.
Applicants shall submit all scholarship documents to PCC which shall initially screen and endorse shortlisted applicants to SEARCA.
Applications should be addressed to:
Dr. Arnel N. Del Barrio Executive Director Philippine Carabao Center
Thru: Dr. Liza G. Battad Chief Planning and Special Projects Division
All shortlisted applicants will be interviewed by SEARCA as the final step in the selection process.
Official transcript of academic records of each degree completed (BS transcript for MS applicants and BS and MS transcripts for PhD applicants);
Certification of employment;
Brief description of the research the applicant plans to conduct for thesis/dissertation. The research topic must contribute to the growing body of knowledge on livestock research and biotechnology for the Philippine Carabao Center;
Two copies of passport-size pictures of the applicant;
Certification from a medical doctor that the applicant is in good physical and mental health condition and is fit to undertake graduate studies;
Admission notice from selected university
For further inquiries, please contact:
The Program Head Graduate Education and Institutional Development SEARCA College, Los Baños, Laguna 4031 Philippines Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com Telfax: +63-49-5367164