SEARCA News

Remaining upbeat in steering an inclusive and sustainable agricultural and rural economy, the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) brings to the fore the significance of value chain development towards improving market system productivity while highly regarding marginalized farmers' inclusivity… Read more
Dili, Timor-Leste – H. E. Estanislau Aleixo da Silva, Timor-Leste's Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, welcomed 44 participants and observers to the Executive Forum on Food Security: Leaders in ASEAN Agriculture and Development in Timor-Leste, which kicked off here on 28 February 2018. … Read more
LOS BAÑOS, Philippines – The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), and the Technical University Berlin (TUB) jointly organized the Microenergy Systems 2018 (MES18) Travelling Conference held on 26 February 2018 at the SEARCA Headquarters here. The conference was funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). … Read more
TAIPEI, Taiwan – The Taiwan Council of Agriculture (COA) Executive Yuan, National Taiwan University (NTU), and the Taiwan-based Food and Fertilizer Technology Center discussed with a visiting high-level delegation from the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) led by Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr. areas of common interest and priority concerns that will be the basis for collaborations in research, graduate education and institutional development, and knowledge management initiatives… Read more
LOS BAÑOS, LAGUNA. The Philippine team members of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)-funded project titled, Rural Regional Transformation: Pathways, Policy Sequencing, and Development Outcomes in China, the Philippines, and Vietnam (RRT) conducted a meeting-workshop on 16-17 February 2018 at the SEARCA Residence Hotel. The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study (SEARCA) is the implementing partner of the RRT-Philippine component. … Read more
TOKYO, Japan – At a recent symposium held here, the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) proposed to link two university consortia that share interests in agriculture and related sciences. … Read more
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), as commissioned by the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC), is implementing the Enterprise Development component of the project titled Building Capacity and Strengthening Partnership through Carabao Development Program. The component aims to provide relevant interventions identified in the recommendations of the Value Chain Analysis Study conducted by SEARCA for PCC covering carabao-based enterprises across the country. The intervention ranges from knowledge sharing to provision of support services and resources to the cooperative beneficiaries identified by the PCC National Headquarters. … Read more
NADI, Fiji – The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and the Climate Change Commission (CCC) represented the Philippines in the Targeted Topics Forum (TTF) held on 5-8 February 2018 in Westin Hotel, Denarau here. … Read more
SUVA, Fiji – Dr. Lope B. Santos III of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) visited the Land Resources Division of the Secretariat of Pacific Community (SPC) and the Crops Extension Division of the Ministry of Agriculture here on 9 February 2018. Both the SPC and the Ministry of Agriculture are partners of SEARCA in the implementation of the IFAD funded Supporting Smallholder Farmers in Asia and Pacific-Islands Region through Strengthened Agricultural Advisory Services (SAAS). … Read more
LOS BAÑOS, Laguna, Philippines. Officials and staff of the Postharvest Horticulture Training and Research Center of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB-PHTRC), the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), and Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology (MinSCAT) met with scientists from the Department of Agriculture-Postharvest Physiology and Technology Division of the Tokyo University of Agriculture (Tokyo Nodai) on 15 February 2018 to discuss research collaboration on calamansi production and postharvest improvement. … Read more
Page 62 of 112