LAGUNA, Philippines – SEARCA will be holding the third and final face-to-face (F2F) session of the Information and Knowledge Management (IKM) Mentorship Program: Communicating Agriculture and Fisheries Research for Inclusive and Sustainable Development (CAFRISD), on 24-26 April 2019 at the SEARCA Residence Hotel Annex. The IKM Mentorship Program is a capacity-building project...Read more
Source: BusinessMirror14 Apr 2019A study on existing benefit-sharing mechanisms in the Philippine community-based forest management is under way to look into how CBFM-People's Organizations (CBFM-POs) manage the distribution of benefits as influenced by community characteristics and social structures, among others.
The research project is financed by the ASEAN Working Group on Social...Read more
Source: The Edge Davao12 April 2019In some parts of the world, it is called Philippine lime. But most Filipinos call it calamansi or calamondin and in the Visayas and Mindanao, it is known as lemonsito. The good news is: there is an international market for this fruit which is used primarily as juice, puree, and for souring food.
The Department of Agriculture (DA) has identified calamansi as...Read more
Source: The Manila Times4 Apr 2019The Tokyo University of Agriculture (Tokyo Nodai), in cooperation with the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) that has partnered with the Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology (MinSCAT), has introduced off-season production of calamansi in Victoria, Oriental Mindoro as part of its effort to...Read more
BALI, Indonesia - The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) participated in the 8th Ad-Hoc Steering Committee on Climate Change and Food Security (AHSC CCFS) of the ASEAN, held in Bali, Indonesia on 28-29 March 2019. Dr. Pham Quang Minh, Head of Food, Agriculture and Forestry (FAF) Division, ASEAN Sectoral Development Directorate, ASEAN...Read more
JOB SUMMARY: To provide professional driving services to SEARCA staff, scholars, and guests to and from their destinations.QUALIFICATIONS: Good moral character; basic knowledge in engine troubleshooting; excellent driving skills; at least 5 years of relevant experience, preferably as executive driver; physically fit...Read more
Ms. Sekar Wulan Prasetyaningtyas, a SEARCA scholar pursuing PhD in Agribusiness at the Institut Pertanian Bogor in Indonesia presented her paper entitled, The Application of Soft System Methodology in Designing the Sustainability Strategy for Organic Farming in Indonesia at the Sydney International Business Research Conference (SIBRC) 2019 held on 23–25 March 2019 in Sydney,...Read more
Source: The Manila Times4 Apr 2019SOME 36 higher education executives from 17 state universities and colleges and four private universities, as well as the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), represented the Philippines at a two-day Southeast Asian polytechnic network meeting, which concluded on March 27.
The 5th Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization...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