SEARCA News

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
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is proud to release the conference summary report from the Second International Conference on Agricultural and Rural Development (ARD2014) in Southeast Asia that it organized on 12-13 November 2014 at the Makati Shangri-la, Philippines. Drawing significant insights from 400 participants from 20 countries, the conference became an avenue to discuss challenges and opportunities, and address pressing issues concerning agricultural and rural development (ARD)… Read more
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) convened its 63rd Governing Board Meeting (GBM) on 10-11 November 2015 at Seda Nuvali, Sta. Rosa City, Laguna… Read more
CALAMBA CITY, Philippines – SEARCA and the Climate Change Commission (CCC) facilitated the Local Climate Change Action Planning Workshop of the Municipality of Rodriguez in the province of Rizal on 22-23 October 2015 held in Monte Vista, Pansol, Calamba City. The planning workshop aimed at preparing the Municipal Local Climate Change Action Plan (LCCAP) in accordance with the Memorandum Circular of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) for all provinces/cities/municipalities to formulate and implement the LCCAP… Read more
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA)has been commissioned by the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) to implement the project titled “Building Capacity and Strengthening Partnership for Carabao Development Program.” One of the activities under the project is a knowledge management (KM) audit, which aims to discover priority knowledge and capability gaps in the PCC policy making, unit functions, and operations… Read more
NEW DELHI, India – Six officials of the Philippine Carabao Center touched base to forge stronger ties with livestock development and management institutions in India through an Overseas Comparative Study Mission Toward Inclusive, Sustainable, and Competitive Livestock and Dairy Development here on 26 October until 2 November 2015… Read more
LOS BAÑOS, Philippines – To enhance the capacity and understanding of the key people in the agricultural sector on systematically integrating climate change adaptation into agricultural policies, plans, and programs in the Philippines, the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) opened its third training-workshop for team members of the Adaptation and Mitigation Initiatives in Agriculture (AMIA) of the Department of Agriculture (DA) on 3 November 2015 at its headquarters in College. Los Baños, Laguna… Read more

UPLB honors SEARCA, other partners

27 October 2015, Tuesday
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), SEARCA’s host institution, led by Chancellor Fernando C. Sanchez Jr., honored the Center and other partners in research and development at a thanksgiving dinner on 21 October 2015 at the Luxent Hotel in Quezon City, Philippines… Read more
LAGUNA AND QUEZON, Philippines – The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), in partnership with the Misamis Oriental State College of Agriculture and Technology (MOSCAT) and Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU) held a Project Review Meeting on 15 October 2015 at SEARCA, College, Los Baños, Laguna. This activity is part of the Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Agricultural Research (DA-BAR)-funded project titled Production of Organic Feeds for Native Chicken: A Pilot Corn/Sorghum + Cowpea Intercropping Scheme Integrated with Village Feed Milling and Native Chicken Production… Read more
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) partners with the International Foundation for Science (IFS) in piloting the Collaborative Research Grants in Southeast Asia. SEARCA and IFS are aligned in their mission to develop and nurture budding scientists and researchers who have the potential to become their country’s future leaders and scientists. This initiative aims to strengthen research capacity in food security and environmental sustainability toward inclusive and sustainable agricultural and rural development (ISARD) in the region. Research grants will be awarded on merit to small teams comprising of young scientists and researchers from… Read more
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