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SEARCA News

LOS BAÑOS, LAGUNA– The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) concluded on 11 August 2017 the final leg of national inception workshops in five countries under the "Agricultural Transformation and Market Integration in the ASEAN Region: Responding to Food Security and Inclusiveness Concerns (ATMI-ASEAN)" Project funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The Philippine Government's Department of Agriculture (DA) and Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) co-organized the last inception workshop held at SEARCA Headquarters, Los Baños, Laguna… Read more
YEZIN, MYANMAR. The Forest Research Institute (FRI) of Myanmar developed a proposal to assess marketable Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) in various agro-ecological zones of Myanmar during the pilot-testing of the Project Development Toolkit on 8-10 August 2017. The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA)-ASEAN Working Group on Social Forestry (AWG-SF) Strategic Response Fund [ASRF] program management unit developed the toolkit to assist ASEAN Member States (AMS) in developing strategic proposals that respond to emerging issues on food insecurity, poverty, and climate change… Read more
LOS BAÑOS, LAGUNA. The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), together with the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), co-organize the fifth and final National Inception Workshop 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. The inception workshop is being held at SEARCA, Los Baños, Laguna on 10 to 11 August 2017… Read more
A three-day training-workshop on Writing Thesis and Dissertation Proposals was held on 2-4 August 2017.  This was attended by 19 SEARCA Scholars who are in various stages of their thesis proposal writing. The training aimed at increasing the capacity of the scholars to identify their research problems, find credible resources, and write their thesis proposals. For this, SEARCA engaged the services of a pool of reputable communication and research experts from the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), consisting of the Dean of the College of Development Communication (CDC) Dr. Ma. Theresa H. Velasco, who also served as Training… Read more
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) hosted the R&D Awarding and Closing Ceremonies of "SyenSaya 2017," the annual science festival organized by the Los Baños Science Community Foundation, Inc. (LBSCFI), on 4 August 2017. … Read more
At the opening of the annual Los Baños National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) celebration dubbed "SyenSaya" on 2 August 2017, Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr. (right), Director of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), discussed briefly with Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña (left) of the Philippine Department of Science and Technology (DOST) possibilities for SEARCA to collaborate with DOST, particularly on scholarships intended to develop capacities and expertise of Filipinos to address Climate Change. … Read more
VICTORIA, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines –The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) conducted the training on organizational development to strengthen the capacities of the Victoria Kalamansi Farmers' Federation (VKFF) on 22-23 July 2017. This is in line with the Center's flagship program, Piloting and Up-scaling Effective Models of Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development (ISARD). The training was organized in collaboration with the Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology (MinSCAT) and the Local Government of Victoria, Oriental Mindoro, and provided opportunities for the farmers to upgrade their skills in organic farming, as well… Read more
JAKARTA, Indonesia – Eleven education Ministers who constitute the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) Council and the SEAMEO Secretariat have affirmed their support for the proposal of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) to establish the Southeast Asian AgriMuseum and Learning Center… Read more
Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr., Director of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), is one of the recipients of this year's Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) Service Award. … Read more
The first two weeks of the Sustainability Transitions Summer School 2017 have come to a successful completion as 20 students graduated from the program at Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Yogyakarta, Indonesia. … Read more
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