SEARCA in the News

ORIENTAL Mindoro’s newly converted state university is taking leadership in Calamansi research and development (R&D) in the province. Mindoro State University’s (MinSU) researches on sustainable agriculture particularly in calamansi are currently being intensified to boost calamansi production. These serve as significant materials for the university to seek fund grants from institutions like Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development through the Mimaropa Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development Consortium, Department of Science and Technology (DoST), Department of Agriculture, Batangas State University and… Read more
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), together with Jollibee Group Foundation (JGF), teamed up to boost onion production in the country and at the same time improve local supply systems. The partnership between the two organizations was formalized with the recent signing of a memorandum of understanding between SEARCA, an organization that serves ASEAN countries, represented by Director Dr. Glenn Gregorio and JGF Executive Director Ma. Gisela Tiongson. Tiongson stressed that “farmers need partners who can provide them with access to information and technology to help them improve their productivity, increase the value… Read more
University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB)-based Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and Jollibee Group Foundation (JGF) have teamed up to help boost the production of onion, one of the country’s high-value crops. JGF Executive Director Ma. Gisela Tiongson said farmers need partners who can provide them with access to information and technology to help them improve their productivity, increase the value of their produce, and in the process, build their agro-enterprises. “I believe SEARCA’s experience and expertise in education, training and research will provide an important dimension in deepening our understanding of… Read more
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and Jollibee Group Foundation (JGF) have partnered to increase onion production in the country and improve the local supply systems. SEARCA and JGF have formalized their cooperation in a memorandum of understanding signed by SEARCA Director Dr. Glenn B. Gregorio and JGF Executive Director Ma. Gisela H. Tiongson last April 14. Ms. Tiongson stressed that “farmers need partners who can provide them with access to information and technology to help them improve their productivity, increase the value of their produce and, in the process, build their agro-enterprises.”… Read more
Balitbangtan kembali menunjukkan kiprahnya di kawasan regional ASEAN dengan menggandeng the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) untuk bekerja sama dalam penelitian multikomoditas dan pengkajian.  Kerjas ama ini diwujudkan dalam sebuah nota kesepahaman yang ditandatangani oleh Kepala Balitbangtan Fadjry Djufry dan Direktur SEARCA Glenn B. Gregorio, secara virtual, beberapa waktu lalu. Fadjry mengatakan bahwa kerja sama dengan SEARCA muntukmendukung inovasi terbuka dan menjadikan inovasi pertanian sebagai program unggulannya, dan akan memberikan peluang serta menjadi tantangan bagi Balitbangtan untuk semakin meningkatkan kiprahnya di tingkat regional.  "MoU ini juga merupakan bagian dari penerapan open innovation sekaligus Riset Pengembangan Inovatif Kolaboratif (RPIK), yang merupakan program strategis Badan Litbang… Read more
Balitbangtan kembali menunjukkan kiprahnya di kawasan regional ASEAN dengan menggandeng the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) untuk bekerjasama dalam penelitian multikomoditas dan pengkajian. Kerjasama ini diwujudkan dalam sebuah nota kesepahaman yang ditandatangani oleh Kepala Balitbangtan Fadjry Djufry dan Direktur SEARCA Glenn B. Gregorio, Kamis (15/4) secara virtual. Kepala Balitbangtan mengatakan bahwa kerja sama dengan SEARCA yang merupakan organisasi regional ini mendukung inovasi terbuka dan menjadikan inovasi pertanian sebagai program unggulannya, dan akan memberikan peluang serta menjadi tantangan bagi Balitbangtan untuk semakin meningkatkan kiprahnya di tingkat regional. “MoU ini juga merupakan bagian dari penerapan… Read more
Badan Penelitian dan Pengembangan Pertanian (Balitbangtan), Kementerian Pertanian bekerja sama dengan the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) dalam penelitian multikomoditas dan pengkajian. Kerja sama ini diwujudkan dalam sebuah nota kesepahaman yang ditandatangani oleh Kepala Balitbangtan, Fadjry Djufry dan Direktur SEARCA Glenn B. Gregorio, secara virtual pada Kamis (15/4). Fadjry mengatakan, kerja sama dengan SEARCA, yang merupakan organisasi regional ini mendukung inovasi terbuka dan menjadikan inovasi pertanian sebagai program unggulannya, dan akan memberikan peluang serta menjadi tantangan bagi Balitbangtan untuk semakin meningkatkan kiprahnya di tingkat regional. "MoU ini juga merupakan bagian dari penerapan open innovation sekaligus Riset Pengembangan Inovatif Kolaboratif… Read more
Innovatgion on farming are on their way. Four more teams of young innovators were selected to showcase their farming technology solutions in the upcoming grand finals of the “agri-hackathon” Innovation Olympics 2.0. Completing the list of the Innovation Olympics 2.0 Grand Finalists are Team Low-Cost Chlorophyll Meter and Team BalZip – Agrotech Zipdrone, both from the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines,  Project Angat from the University of Mindanao, and Team Agri-Robot for Crop Health (ARCHIE) with members from Saint Louis University, University of Baguio, and University of the Cordilleras. Teams Low-Cost Chlorophyll Meter and BalZip-Agrotech Zipdrone won… Read more
Balitbangtan kembali menunjukkan kiprahnya di kawasan regional ASEAN dengan menggandeng the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) untuk bekerjasama dalam penelitian multikomoditas dan pengkajian. Kerjasama ini diwujudkan dalam sebuah nota kesepahaman yang ditandatangani oleh Kepala Balitbangtan Fadjry Djufry dan Direktur SEARCA Glenn B. Gregorio, Kamis (15/4) secara virtual. Kepala Balitbangtan mengatakan bahwa kerja sama dengan SEARCA yang merupakan organisasi regional ini mendukung inovasi terbuka dan menjadikan inovasi pertanian sebagai program unggulannya, dan akan memberikan peluang serta menjadi tantangan bagi Balitbangtan untuk semakin meningkatkan kiprahnya di tingkat regional. "MoU ini juga merupakan bagian dari penerapan… Read more
THE Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) has forged an agreement with the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) as part of its advocacy to champion of excellence in agricultural and rural development in Southeast Asia. Glenn Gregorio, SEARCA director, said a memorandum of understating (MoU) was formally signed between SEARCA and IIRR represented by Emilita Monville-Oro, IIRR acting regional director for Asia and concurrent country director for the Philippines, in a virtual meeting last April 6. IIRR is a nonprofit organization that has been helping to empower rural communities in Southeast Asia, Eastern… Read more
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