BANGKOK, Thailand – Vice ministers, permanent secretaries and high-level education officials from Southeast Asian countries convened here on 30 November-1 December 2015 for the 38th High Officials Meeting (HOM) of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO)… Read more
LOS BAÑOS, Philippines – Two SEARCA scholars have proven their mettle by finishing at the top of the intensive English language course. Mr. Sokom Kong, lecturer from Cambodia’s Royal University of Agriculture, taking up MS Veterinary Medicine, was awarded the Best in Reading, Best in Grammar and Academic Writing. By finishing top of the class, Sokom received the Overall Best Academic Performance award. Along with the certificates of completion, these awards were conferred to SEARCA scholars during the closing program on 23 November 2015… Read more
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… Read more
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… Read more
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… Read more
BOGOR, Indonesia – The Southeast Asian University Consortium for Graduate Studies in Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC) resolved to strengthen its members’ initiatives toward the internationalization of graduate education through various student and faculty mobilities, collaborative research, and joint and dual degree offerings… Read more
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) participated in the General Meeting of thePhilippines Partnership for Sustainable Agriculture (PPSA) held on 10 November 2015 at the Agricultural Training Institute of the Department of Agriculture (DA). The PPSA was formally launched by the Philippines’ Department of Agriculture in April 2015 to establish multistakeholder partnerships with business, civil society, farmers, and others focused on developing inclusive and sustainable crop value chains. Its aim is to increase smallholder farmer productivity, profitability, and environmental sustainability by enabling access to knowledge, information, technology, finance, and markets… Read more
LOS BAÑOS, Philippines – University of the Philippines Los Banos (UPLB) Chancellor Fernando C. Sanchez Jr. has urged regional food and nutrition experts to work together to develop an agenda toward achieving sustainable diets for millions of people in Southeast Asia who are still undernourished… Read more
HANOI, Vietnam – Seven officials of the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) strengthened ties with livestock and dairy development agencies as well as a university in Vietnam through an Overseas Comparative Study Mission Toward Inclusive, Sustainable, and Competitive Livestock and Dairy Development here on 8-13 November 2015… Read more
THAI NGUYEN CITY, Vietnam – SEARCA Director Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr. opened the International Conference on Livelihood Development and Sustainable Environmental Management (LDEM) in the Context of Climate Change held on 13-15 November 2015 at Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry (TUAF) in Thai Nguyen City, Vietnam. The LDEM was organized by TUAF and sponsored by SEARCA… Read more
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