SEARCA News

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
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
LOS BAÑOS, Philippines — Representatives from various offices under the Department of Agriculture (DA) tried their hands at applying systematic climate change adaptation assessment to actual development projects during the training-workshop on “Integrating Climate Change Adaptation into Policies, Plans and Investments” conducted by the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) at its headquarters in Los Baños, Laguna… Read more
LOS BAÑOS, Philippines – Amidst the battery of typhoons, as well as the occurrence of El Niño and La Niña, the conduct of a two-day course on Geographic Information System (GIS) to understand the effects of climate change in agriculture is timely. The short course was organized and conducted by SEARCA from 19-20 October 2015… Read more
The Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) under the Department of Agriculture brainstormed six project bundles toward strengthening the entire value chain of the carabao meat and dairy industry in the Philippines… Read more
NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar – The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) has been recognized by the Republic of the Union of Myanmar for “its significant contribution and continuous support to sustainable Agriculture Sector Development through Human Resource Development in Myanmar.&rdquo… Read more
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