(for Knowledge Management Department)
JOB SUMMARY: Provides administrative support to the programs and projects of SEARCA’s core programs.
Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Business Administration or related fields
Two (2) years of relevant work experience is required, preferably in a similar post ESSENTIAL JOB...Read more
Source: The Philippine Star20 May 2018MANILA, Philippines — Think tank Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is pushing for agritourism development in Boracay in the likes of Bali in Indonesia, Taiwan and Thailand.
SEARCA director Gil Saguiguit said agritourism would ensure that farmers would be able to maximize the hundreds of hectares...Read more
Source: GMA News Online18 May 2018Tax reform has undoubtedly coincided with a period of higher inflation risk in the country. Any man or woman on the street can tell you that the slow creep of inflation in food, transport, among other necessities—particularly in urban areas—has debilitated the working man or woman's take home pay. The rise in food prices is illustrative (see Table...Read more
Source: The Manila Times18 May 2018Los Baños, Laguna: The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) through its School and Home Gardens Project (SHGP) has successfully changed the perception that school gardens could do little to help secure the food needs of a locality.
Having observed the success of its SHGP in the Philippines and the...Read more
Source: Claire Delfin Media17 May 2018The academic think tank SEARCA has pushed for the integration of agricultural tourism into Boracay in light of ideas on land reform and "experience economy" that must be beneficial for tourists, indigenous people (IP), and natural resources.
Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) Director Dr. Gil C....Read more
"Mangroves and Climate Change: Prospects and Challenges in Blue Carbon Governance in the Philippines" by Dr. Dixon T. Gevaña, UPLB Centennial Professorial Chair Awardee and Assistant Professor, Department of Social Forestry and Forest Governance, College of Forestry and Natural Resources, UP Los Baños
10 May 2018Los Baños, Laguna, PhilippinesRead more
LOS BAÑOS, LAGUNA, PHILIPPINES. Agriculture will continue to play a key role in driving overall development in Southeast Asia (SEA) and developing the competencies of agricultural workers is essential towards raising its productivity was the common thread that ran through the various messages in the opening program of the Regional Workshop on Competency Certification for Agriculture...Read more
Source: Balita12 May 2018PNA
NAGTULUNGAN ang Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) at ang Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), upang palakasin ang mga magsasaka at iba pang nagtatrabaho sa agrikultura sa pamamagitan ng mga pagsasanay sa pagpapaunlad ng kakayahan at galing sa pagsasaka.
Nagsagawa ang TESDA at SEARCA...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
SEARCA to partner with AFA for ARD2014
(Left - Right) AFA's Secretary General Ms. Esther Penunia and Policy Advocacy Officer Ms. Maria Elena Rebagay; and SEARCA's Acting Program Head for Research and Development Dr Bessie M. Burgos, Program Specialist Ms. Carmen Nyhria G. Rogel, and ARD2014 Program Associate Ms. Junette Dawn Baculfo
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and the Asian Farmer’s Association for Sustainable Rural Development (AFA) met on 21 March 2014 to discuss AFA’s participation in the 2nd International Conference on Agricultural and Rural Development in Southeast Asia (ARD2014).
The meeting was attended by Ms. Esther Penunia, AFA Secretary General and the International Year of Family Farming Special Ambassador for Asia and the Pacific; Ms. Maria Elena Rebagay, AFA Policy Advocacy Officer; and SEARCA's Acting Program Head for Research and Development Dr. Bessie Burgos, Progam Specialist Ms. Carmen Nyhria Rogel, and ARD2014 staff Ms. Junette Dawn Baculfo.
AFA is a regional alliance of national federations and organizations of small scale farmers and producers with a vision that includes self-reliant and prosperous rural farming communities. For the past 12 years, it has been involved in capacity building on small scale farmers’ organizations, lobbying for farmer’s rights and development, and mainstreaming sustainable agriculture in Asia. Currently, its members come from ten countries, namely, Japan, Indonesia, Cambodia, South Korea, Bangladesh, Nepal, the Philippines, Thailand, Taiwan, and Vietnam.
AFA’s work and experience will contribute to the aim of ARD2014 to provide a venue for sharing the wide and diverse knowledge pool on ARD that exists within and beyond the Southeast Asian region. It has agreed to partner with SEARCA on the conference by convening the session on Sustainable Agriculture under the theme Sustainability and Poverty Reduction.
With the theme, Strengthening Resilience, Equity and Integration in ASEAN Food and Agriculture Systems, ARD2014 will be held on 12-13 November 2014 in Dusit Thani Manila, Makati City, Philippines. It will cover a range of important topics on the following themes: productivity improvement, inclusive value chains, sustainability and poverty reduction, food security and food safety, institutions and governance, and regional cooperation and integration. The conference will bring together relevant stakeholders from, but not limited to, Southeast Asia. Participants will include agriculture and rural development experts from the academe and research institutions, government policy makers, private sector practitioners, farmer leaders, and other interested stakeholders.