SEARCA News

Officials and staff from Nagoya University and Kyoto University, two of the leading universities in Japan, visited SEARCA on 9 March 2016 to strengthen existing ties and explore possible areas for further cooperation with the Center… Read more
SINGAPORE – Mr. Arsenio D. Bulfa, Jr. served as one of the panelists during the Syngenta-led panel discussion “Outside In: Experts share their views on what it takes to be an industry leader.” The event, held on 24 February 2016 at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort, was part of Syngenta’s efforts to gain insight from peers in the industry as well as to deepen the understanding of the challenges and opportunities in the sustainable business and agriculture space… Read more
LOS BAÑOS, Philippines – The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) gathered respected experts in Asia on 3 March 2016 for a final round of discussions on a book they are collaborating on titled Farms, Food and Future: Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development in Southeast Asia… Read more
CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Pampanga, Philippines – The ASEAN Social Forestry Network (ASFN) Partners which include the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Non-Timber Forest Products-Exchange Programme (NTFP-EP), Center for People and Forests (RECOFTC), World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF) and SEARCA joined forces to support the Asia Pacific Forestry Week (APFW) 2016 on 22-26 February 2016… Read more
LOS BAÑOS, Philippines – On his second visit to Los Baños, Laguna, His Excellency Juvencio De Jesus Martins, Ambassador of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste met with Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr., Director of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) to personally express his appreciation to the Center for its significant contributions to the human resource development in Timor-Leste… Read more
KAMPOT, Cambodia – A total of 44 academic leaders representing 10 higher education institutions in agriculture in Cambodia showed up at Kampot Diamond Hotel in Kampot, Cambodia on 29 February 2016 to participate in the first in-country offering of Leadership Excellence in Academe Program (LEAP), a staple course of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA)… Read more
BANGKOK, Thailand – The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) joined the 12th Session of the Governing Council of the Centre for Alleviation of Poverty through Sustainable Agriculture (CAPSA) held at the United Nations Convention Center here on 19 February 2016… Read more
LOS BAÑOS, Philippines – The use of acupuncture in increasing the productive and reproductive performance of water buffaloes, shows a lot of promise, especially with the demand for a low-cost yet natural and sustainable system of production and medicine… Read more
BANGKOK, Thailand – Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr., Director of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), underscored the need to mainstream the importance of biodiversity conservation to build up and sustain public financing for it… Read more
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), commissioned by the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC), conducted Knowledge Management (KM) Workshop on Cross-regional Learning and Thematic Communities of Practice under the project, Building Capacity and Strengthening Partnership for Carabao Development Program. The workshops took place on 15 to 17 February 2016 at Park Inn Hotel, Clark, Pampanga. A total of 44 participants, composed of Regional Center Directors, Carabao-based Enterprise Development (CBED) Coordinators, Research for Development (R4D) Coordinators and officials and staff from PCC Main Headquarters are participating in the training… Read more
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