SEARCA in the News

LOS BAÑOS, Laguna: Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA) has introduced intercropping in a Special Graduate Seminar conducted by the Education and Collective Learning Department (ECLD) of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) here. During the seminar on April 29, 2022, Dr. Nguyen Thanh Trung from the VNUA Department of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, Faculty of Natural Resources and Environment, shared his Ph.D. research on Enhancing Soil Fertility and Sustainable Agricultural Production Using Legume-based Intercropping in Northern Mountainous Areas of Vietnam (NMAV). Also an alumnus under the SEARCA Full MS/Ph.D. research scholarship… Read more
The Romania ambassador to the Philippines eye research and education ties with the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) during her visit to the Los Baños-based think tank last month. Ambassador Răduţa Dana Matache of Matache met with SEARCA Director Dr. Glenn B. Gregorio, Deputy Director Joselito G. Florendo and key SEARCA executives She was given a briefing on SEARCA’s programs and activities that are geared toward Accelerating Transformation Through Agricultural Innovation in the 11 Southeast Asian countries that the center is mandated to serve in partnership with governments, academe, other research and international… Read more
Romania’s ambassador to the Philippines forged ties with the Southeast Asia Regional Center for Graduate Studies and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) during her visit to the Los Baños-based think tank last month . Ambassador Răduţa Dana Matache of Matache met with SEARCA Director Dr. Glenn B. Gregorio, Deputy Director Joselito G. Florendo and key SEARCA executives She was briefed on SEARCA’s programs and activities that aim to accelerate transformation through agricultural innovation in the 11 Southeast Asian countries that the center is mandated to serve in partnership with governments, universities, other international research and development institutions, civil society and the… Read more
Glenn Gregorio, Directorul Searca, prezintă ambasadorului Răduţa Dana Matache o mini-copie a Monumentului Creşterii Searca. Fotografie contribuită Ambasadorul României Raduda Dana Madache a vizitat Centrul Regional Asia de Sud-Est (Searca) pentru studii postuniversitare și cercetare în agricultură din Las Banos, Laguna pentru posibile colaborări în domeniul cercetării și educației. În timpul unei vizite la think tank-ul din Los Banos a ambasadorului României în Filipine, directorul Searca Dr. Glenn Gregorio sa întâlnit cu directorul adjunct Joselito Florendo și cu directori cheie Searca. Potrivit lui Grigorio, Modache și-a exprimat interesul de a servi ca asistent pentru viitoare colaborări, în special între instituțiile… Read more
AMBASSADOR Răduţa Dana Matache of Romania visited the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (Searca) in Los Baños, Laguna for possible collaborations in the field of research and education. The Romanian emissary to the Philippines met with Searca Director Dr. Glenn Gregorio, Deputy Director Joselito Florendo, and key Searca executives during her visit to the Los Baños-based think tank. According to Gregorio, Matache in particular has expressed a keen interest to serve as a facilitator between Southeast Asian and Romanian research and education institutions for future collaborations. In April, Matache was given a briefing on… Read more
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) conducted an Online Training-Workshop on Developing Fundable Research Project Proposals for Transformational Agricultural and Rural Development for Higher Education Institutions (FundableProp4HEIs) for 24 state universities and colleges (SUCs). The training-workshop was implemented in 10 half-day sessions on 18-29 April 2022 via the SEARCA Online Learning and Virtual Engagement (SOLVE) Platform with funding from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). “The FundableProp4HEIs is part of CHED’s Levelling-Up Philippine Higher Education Institutions in Agriculture, Fisheries, and Natural Resources (LevelUpHEI AFAR),” said SEARCA Director Dr. Glenn B. Gregorio. The LevelUpHEI AFAR… Read more
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) conducted an online training-workshop for 24 state universities and colleges (SUCs). According to SEARCA director Glenn Gregorio, the training-workshop focused on Developing Fundable Research Project Proposals for Transformational Agricultural and Rural Development for Higher Education Institutions (FundableProp4HEIs). He said the training was implemented in 10 half-day sessions on April 18 to 29 through the SEARCA Online Learning and Virtual Engagement Platform with funding from the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd). "The FundableProp4HEIs is part of CHEd's Levelling-Up Philippine Higher Education Institutions in Agriculture, Fisheries and Natural Resources (LevelUpHEI… Read more
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) conducted an Online Training-Workshop on Developing Fundable Research Project Proposals for Transformational Agricultural and Rural Development for Higher Education Institutions (FundableProp4HEIs) for 24 state universities and colleges (SUCs). The training-workshop was implemented in 10 half-day sessions on 18-29 April 2022 via the SEARCA Online Learning and Virtual Engagement (SOLVE) Platform with funding from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). “The FundableProp4HEIs is part of CHED’s Levelling-Up Philippine Higher Education Institutions in Agriculture, Fisheries, and Natural Resources (LevelUpHEI AFAR),” said SEARCA Director Dr. Glenn B. Gregorio. The LevelUpHEI… Read more
Ambassador Răduţa Dana Matache of Romania visited the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) last month. The Romanian emissary to the Philippines met with SEARCA Director Dr. Glenn B. Gregorio, Deputy Director Joselito G. Florendo, and key SEARCA executives during her visit to the Los Baños-based think tank. Ambassador Matache was given a briefing on SEARCA’s programs and activities, all geared towards Accelerating Transformation Through Agricultural Innovation (ATTAIN) in the 11 Southeast Asian countries that the Center is mandated to serve in partnership with governments, academe, other research and international development institutions, civil society… Read more
THE Philippine government-hosted Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) organized the maiden run of its InnovEIGhts ideation session on Lego education robotics for smart agriculture earlier this month. According to SEARCA Director Glenn Gregorio, the ideation session dubbed "Brewing Education and Creativity AGRI 4.0" included training in the basics of building, programming and operating Lego as well as a demo of the proper usage of the accompanying software. Gregorio said the session April 7, 2022 also introduced the participants to the Snapmaker and DOBOT robotic arm, both of which are housed in the SEARCA… Read more
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