SEARCA News

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
Los Baños, Laguna—The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) headquartered here continues to expand the reach of its key knowledge resources in Asian agriculture and development through globally recognized academic databases online… Read more
PASIG CITY, Philippines. Representatives of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), and the Department of Education – Division of Laguna (DepEd-Laguna) provided updates on the recently concluded Participatory Action Research on School- and Community-based Food and Nutrition Program for Literacy, Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development (SHGP) to the DepEd Central Office executives and senior staff on 2 February 2018. … Read more
TAIPEI, TAIWAN – The SEARCA delegation, led by Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr., SEARCA Director, (front, third from right) participated in a Workshop on Developing the Framework of Institutional Cooperation between SEARCA and the National Taiwan University (NTU) – College of Bioresources and Agriculture (CBA). The Workshop was held on 8 February 2018 following the renewal of the two institutions' 10-year Memorandum of Understanding for Institutional Cooperation. … Read more
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