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  • SEARCA calls for set of biotechnology regulatory policies

    Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is calling for a favorable set of biotechnology (BT) regulatory policies in the Philippines amid calls for the revocation of the commercial permit of Golden Rice, a genetically modified (GM)…
    11 January 2020
  • SEARCA scientific journal steps up for global challenges

    The Asian Journal of Agriculture and Development (AJAD) published by the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) has launched a new look for its 15th year of publication. The news look is "symbolic of the pivotal…
    9 January 2020
  • SEARCA: Policy support needed for biotech

    The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is boosting support for favorable agri-biotechnology regulatory policies amid calls for the revocation of the commercial permit of Vitamin A-rich Golden Rice. Believing agri-biotechnology is the key to food…
    2 January 2020
  • SEARCA pushes for favorable biotechnology regulations in PH

    ASEAN's farm research center Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is pushing for support for favorable agri-biotechnology regulatory policies amid local calls for the revocation of the commercial permit of pro-Vitamin A-rich Golden Rice. This, as…
    2 January 2020
  • ASEAN farm center backs Golden Rice

    MANILA, Philippines — Another international institution has backed the controversial Golden Rice amid calls of a green group to revoke its approval. The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is supporting the Golden Rice as it…
    1 January 2020
  • UP System vice president appointed new SEARCA deputy director

    A PROFESSOR of the University of the Philippines (UP) has been appointed as deputy director for administration of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA). The appointment of Professor Joselito Florendo, outgoing vice president for planning…
    1 January 2020
  • SEARCA backs Golden Rice amid calls to void permit

    THE Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) has thrown its support behind Golden Rice (GR2E) amid calls by certain sectors to revoke the genetically modified organism's (GMO) biosafety permit. In a statement on Monday, ASEAN's farm…
    31 December 2019
  • SEARCA favors biotech regulation

    ASEAN’s farm research center SEARCA is boosting support for favorable agri-biotechnology regulatory policies amid local calls for the revocation of the commercial permit of pro-Vitamin A-rich Golden Rice. Believing agri-biotechnology will be key to food security and the upliftment of farmers’ lives, the…
    31 December 2019