SEARCA News

VICTORIA, ORIENTAL MINDORO, Philippines – Representing the Local Government of Victoria, Mayor Joselito Malabanan signed the Addendum to the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the ISARD Calamansi Project under the Piloting and Upscaling Effective Models of Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development (ISARD) Program of SEARCA on 29 May 2018 at the Office of the Mayor. … Read more
HANOI, Vietnam – As a strategic partner of the Food Security Center (FSC) of the University of Hohenheim, the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) organized several meetings here on 30 May 2018, as part of the ongoing External Evaluation of the German government's program on Higher Education Excellence in Development Cooperation – EXCEED. … Read more
MONTPELLIER, France – The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Agropolis Fondation based here and Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) to strengthen and promote scientific cooperation in research, higher education, and capacity building in the field of agriculture, food, and sustainable development between France and Southeast Asian countries. … Read more
Makati, Philippines. The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), which manages the ASEAN Working Group on Social Forestry (AWG-SF) Strategic Response Fund [ASRF], hosted the Donors Forum on Mobilizing Resources for Social Forestry in ASEAN held at The Manila Peninsula Hotel, Makati City, Philippines on 24 May 2018. … Read more
LOS BAÑOS, LAGUNA, PHILIPPINES. Agriculture will continue to play a key role in driving overall development in Southeast Asia (SEA) and developing the competencies of agricultural workers is essential towards raising its productivity was the common thread that ran through the various messages in the opening program of the Regional Workshop on Competency Certification for Agriculture Workers in Southeast Asia (SEA) held at SEARCA Headquarters on 9-10 May 2018… Read more
On the heels of President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of his plan to place Boracay under land reform to give land back to farmers, the Philippine government-hosted Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is looking to assist in the development of the island's agriculture sector… Read more
NAY PYI TAW, MYANMAR. The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation-Department of Planning (MOALI-DOP), the focal agency of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)-funded project Agricultural Transformation and Market Integration in the ASEAN Region: Responding to Food Security and Inclusiveness Concerns or ATMI-ASEAN in Myanmar, facilitated the conduct of the first Technical Working Group (TWG) Meeting at the MOALI Office No. 15 in Nay Pyi Taw on 19 April 2018. … Read more
NAY PYI TAW, MYANMAR. The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation-Department of Planning (MOALI-DOP), organized the first national-level policy roundtable under the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)-funded project Agricultural Transformation and Market Integration in the ASEAN Region: Responding to Food Security and Inclusiveness Concerns or ATMI-ASEAN on 20 April 2018 at the Grand Amara Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. … Read more
Los Baños, Laguna – As part of ongoing mechanisms to sustain and improve on the lessons learned and successes of the School and Home Gardens Project (SHGP), the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), together with the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR), University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), Department of Education (DepEd) Laguna province, and three of its sister regional centers under the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO), organized the "Training of Trainers (TOT) on Scaling Up the School-plus-home Gardens Model in Southeast Asia" on 18-21 April 2018 at the… Read more
SEARCA Headquarters, Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines ─ A total of 130 participants from the ministries of education across Southeast Asia, regional centers under the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO), international development organizations, national government agencies in the Philippines, academe, partners in South Asia, and local government units joined in the International Conference on School Gardens held on 16-17 April 2018. … Read more
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