PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – The Project Management Office (PMO) of the ASEAN Social Forestry Network Strategic Response Fund (ASRF) conducted a project monitoring and evaluation (M&E) visit in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, Cambodia on 19-21 November 2015.
JAKARTA, Indonesia – With the focus of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) on graduate education and agricultural research, the Center managed to chime in well with the seven priorities of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization’s (SEAMEO) efforts to address the needs of its member countries’ education sectors.
JOB SUMMARY: Directs and oversees all activities related to the development of SEARCA flagship projects with cross-cutting concerns of the core programs; Sources, initiates, develops and markets, projects related to SEARCA's Core Programs and projects requiring SEARCA's professional technical services (PTS).
JOB SUMMARY: Identify, conceptualize, and develop project proposals/bids including all necessary support activities and tasks to concretize and materialize the project; when required, provide technical assistance in the monitoring and/or implementation of the project including dissemination of results.
LOS BAÑOS, Philippines – The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and the University of the Philippines Los Baños Foundation, Inc. (UPLBFI) conducted the Mid-Term Review of Strengthening Adaptation and Mitigation Initiatives in Agriculture (AMIA Project 1) on 16-17 November 2015 at SEARCA Residence Hotel.
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
Three SEARCA officials were among the recipients of University of the Philippines Los Baños Alumni Association (UPLBAA) awarded at the UPLB Alumni Fellowship and Awards Night held on 9 October 2011 at the EB Copeland Gymnasium, UPLB.
Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr. (second from right) and Mr. Gil Antonio C. Saguiguit III (rightmost) accept the 3 Generation Award given by the UPLBAA during the UPLB Alumni Fellowship and Awards Night held on 9 October 2011.
Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr., SEARCA Director, together with his late father, Dr. Gil F. Saguiguit, former SEARCA founding Deputy Director, and his son, Mr. Gil Antonio C. Saguiguit III, are members of the Saguiguit family who were given the 3 Generations Award. Dr. Saguiguit, Sr. graduated from UPLB in 1947 with a BS in Agriculture (BSA), while Dr. Saguiguit, Jr. completed his BSA in 1974 and MS in Agricultural Economics in 1977. Mr. Saguiguit III obtained his BS in Agricultural Economics in 2011.
Dr. Francisco F. Peñalba. (second from right) receives the Outstanding Alumnus award conferred by the UPLBAA during the UPLB Alumni Fellowship and Awards Night held on 9 October 2011.
Dr. Francisco F. Peñalba (BSA 1971), Deputy Director for Administration, was named Outstanding UPLB Alumnus (Research and Community Service).
The UPLB Chancellor and Country Representative of the Philippines to and Chair of the SEARCA Governing Board, Dr. Luis Rey I. Velasco (BSA 1978, MS 1982), was given the UPLB Distinguished Alumni (University Administration).
Other UPLBAA awardees were three SEARCA graduate alumni namely: Dr. Chamnian Yosraj, President, Maejo University, Thailand; and Dr. Samakkee Boonyawat, Associate Professor at the Department of Conservation, Faculty of Forestry, in Kasetsart University, Thailand; and Dr. Carmencita Kagaoan, Head, Institutional Development Division, Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Agricultural Research (DA-BAR), Philippines (see related story). (Leah Lyn D. Domingo)