SEARCA in the News

A PHILIPPINE government-hosted inter-government treaty organization based at the campus of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) is looking for short videos on "Youth in Sustainable Food Consumption and Waste Management" by young Filipinos and other Southeast Asians. According to Dr. Glenn Gregorio, Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) director, the first prize is $500, while the second and third prizes are $350 and $150, respectively. He added that $100 awaits the winner of the People's Choice Award. Now on its second year, Gregorio said the competition, which is branded as the "SEARCA Youth COVIDeo Contest" is an… Read more
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is looking for short videos on “Youth in Sustainable Food Consumption and Waste Management” by young Filipinos and other Southeast Asians. The video entries may reveal personal experiences, practices, or advocacy that showcase how young people contribute to sustainable food consumption and food waste management. Branded as the SEARCA Youth COVIDeo Contest, the competition aims to spotlight healthy diets, responsible food choices, and proper disposal or use of food waste, particularly during the pandemic. The contest is open to citizens of the Philippines, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia… Read more
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is looking for short videos on “Youth in Sustainable Food Consumption and Waste Management” by young Filipinos and other Southeast Asians. The video entries may reveal personal experiences, practices, or advocacy that showcase how young people contribute to sustainable food consumption and food waste management. Branded as the SEARCA Youth COVIDeo Contest, the competition aims to spotlight healthy diets, responsible food choices, and proper disposal or use of food waste, particularly during the pandemic. The contest is open to citizens of the Philippines, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia… Read more
THE UNIVERSITY of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) has partnered with the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) to establish a halal and health knowledge hub for the region.  The envisioned Halal Science and Technology (S&T) and One Health Knowledge Center will be hosted by the UPLB-School of Environmental Science and Management (SESAM). SEARCA said in a statement that the first phase of the project is to conceptualize the “Halal Industry and One Health ecosystem” as a developing innovation for growth and development.    “The Halal Science and Technology and One Health Knowledge Center… Read more
The Philippines has tapped international agricultural think tank Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and its partners for the international benchmarking of the country’s livestock, dairy, and poultry industries. In a statement, SEARCA said it is now implementing the collaborative study for this project with the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) and selected Asian research institutions. The project, called International Benchmarking Study of the Philippine Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Industries, was co-developed and funded by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). Dr. Glenn B. Gregorio, SEARCA Director, said the study has been… Read more
An international benchmarking study of the Philippine livestock, dairy and poultry industries co-developed and funded by the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) is currently undertaken by an inter-government treaty organization based at the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) in Laguna province. According to the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), the undertaking aimed to help boost and reboot the Philippine livestock, dairy and poultry subsectors and its partners is a collaborative study with the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) and selected Asian research institutions. Dr. Glenn Gregorio, SEARCA director, said… Read more
LOS BAÑOS, Laguna—While the current agricultural initiatives and policies are focused on rice and corn, an inter-governmental treaty organization and its partners are currently undertaking an International Benchmarking Study of the Philippine Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Industries co-developed and funded by the National Economic and Development Authority. Dr. Glenn Gregorio, director of Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture, said the study aims to help boost and reboot the Philippine livestock, dairy, and poultry subsectors. He said SEARCA is implementing the collaborative study with the Philippine Institute for Development Studies and selected Asian research institutions. “The… Read more
To help boost and reboot the Philippine livestock, dairy, and poultry subsectors, the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and its partners are currently undertaking an International Benchmarking Study of the Philippine Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Industries co-developed and funded by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). SEARCA is implementing the collaborative study with the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) and selected Asian research institutions. Dr. Glenn B. Gregorio, SEARCA Director, said the study has been deemed necessary and timely as the Philippine government’s current agricultural initiatives and policies are skewed towards rice and… Read more
Los Baños, Laguna—While the current agricultural initiatives and policies are focused on rice and corn, an inter-governmental treaty organization and its partners are currently undertaking an International Benchmarking Study of the Philippine Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Industries co-developed and funded by the National Economic and Development Authority. Dr. Glenn Gregorio, director of Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture, said the study aims to help boost and reboot the Philippine livestock, dairy, and poultry subsectors. He said SEARCA is implementing the collaborative study with the Philippine Institute for Development Studies and selected Asian research institutions. “The… Read more
LOS BAÑOS, Laguna: The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) said the Philippine agriculture sector, by all indications, points to a high probability of maintaining positive growth over the rest of the year. SEARCA said this is based on the performance in the first half of 2021. "Since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have noted with keen interest how the agriculture sector has managed to achieve a positive growth rate," University of the Philippines Los Baños SEARCA Director Glenn Gregorio said in a statement. Gregorio, however, added that the challenge of surpassing… Read more
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