SEARCA in the News

Officials and technical staff of ministries of agriculture and national water and irrigation related agencies in Southeast Asia, local governments, irrigators' and farmers' associations, academe, and research and international organizations will convene at a program development workshop for sustainable water resource management for food security in Southeast Asia on June 26-28 in Los Baños, Laguna. The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is holding the international workshop to take stock of research, policy, and initiatives towards sustainable water resource management systems for food security in the ASEAN. According to the World Bank, "in most…

Agriculture & Tourism

23 June 2019, Sunday
South Korea is hosting events on forestry in the Asia-Pacific region this week for academia, governments and the private sector to discuss and share views on pressing challenges in the sector. The Asia-Pacific Forestry Week 2019 and the 28th Session of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission kicked off Monday at the Songdo Convensia Convention Center in Incheon. The five-day event is jointly organized by the Korea Forest Service and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. In its fourth edition, APFW 2019 is one of the largest forestry gatherings in the APAC region, comprising workshops, seminars and other partner…
BUTUAN CITY – Step up and step out! Be at the forefront of development! This was the rousing message of Dr. Glenn B. Gregorio, Director of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), to the graduates of Caraga State University (CSU) at the CSU commencement exercises. The graduation rites were held on 30 May 2019 with the theme "Breaking Barriers for Relevant Global Engagement." Having hailed from the mountains of Bukidnon where he was born and studied through high school, Dr. Gregorio related how he stepped up and stepped out into college at the…
BUTUAN CITY: "Step up and step out! Be at the forefront of development!" Thus said distinguished rice scientist Dr. Glenn Gregorio in his rousing message to the graduates of Caraga State University (CSU) at its commencement exercises themed "Breaking Barriers for Relevant Global Engagement" on May 30. Dr. Gregorio related how he "stepped up and stepped out" of college at the University of the Philippines Los Baños into his career at the International Rice Research Institute, working on rice breeding for tolerance to saline-prone and problem soils and other varieties, taking him all over the country and the world, and…
Source: The Manila Times30 May 2019

SEARCA announces travel grants

30 May 2019, Thursday
Source: The Manila Times30 May 2019
Source: Manila Standard28 May 2019
Sources: Manila Bulletin, World Times News18 May 2019
Source: The Manila Times 6 May 2019
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