SEARCA in the News

Institutionalizing urban agriculture in the Philippines as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic requires active leadership from the local government. This was emphasized by Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) Director Glenn Gregorio, who served as a presenter in a knowledge-sharing forum organized by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) and the Socioeconomic Research Portal for the Philippines Network. In a SEARCA paper he coauthored in 2020, Gregorio said the disruptions in agricultural food systems would create supply and demand shocks on economic performance and food security locally and internationally. “The COVID-19 pandemic… Read more
Jakarta: Sebanyak dua dosen muda Sekolah Vokasi IPB University berhasil mendapat hibah penelitian dari The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) pada program the UC Seed Fund Collaborative Research Grant. Keduanya, yaitu dosen Program Studi Teknik dan Manajemen Lingkungan Beata Ratnawati dan dosen Program Studi Komunikasi Leonard Dharmawan. Anggota tim lainnya berasal dari Universitas Brawijaya dan Universitas Teknologi Sumbawa. Penelitian yang berjudul “Comparative of Greenhouse Gases Effect from Agriculture Activities in Bogor and Sumbawa” itu mulai dilaksanakan pada 1 Juni 2022 hingga 31 Mei 2023 dengan total hibah penelitian senilai USD5.000. Penelitian diketuai dan… Read more
(VAN) AMTI-ASEAN is a program of great significance for ASEAN countries that are preparing for international market integration. Within the framework of the Program “Agricultural Transformation and Market Integration in the ASEAN Region: Responding to food security and inclusiveness concerns (AMTI-ASEAN)” organized by funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), in collaboration with The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) organized the 2nd High-level Policy Forum 2022 "Transforming food systems in ASEAN Region Post Covid-19: Responding to food security and inclusiveness concerns", taking place on… Read more
Ngày 1/6, tại Hà Nội, Viện nghiên cứu chính sách thực phẩm quốc tế (IFPRI) phối hợp với Trung tâm Nghiên cứu và Cao học Khu vực Đông Nam Á về Nông nghiệp (SEARCA) tổ chức Diễn đàn chính sách lần thứ 2 "Chuyển đổi hệ thống lương thực thực phẩm khu vực ASEAN – Hậu COVID-19: Ứng phó các mối quan tâm về an ninh lương thực và tính bao trùm". Diễn đàn nằm trong khuôn khổ Chương trình “ Chuyển đổi nông nghiệp và Hội nhập thị trường ở khu vực ASEAN: Đáp ứng các mối quan tâm… Read more
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) of Vietnam, in collaboration with the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), on June 1 organised a forum themed “Transforming the Food System in ASEAN post COVID-19: Responding to Food Security and Inclusiveness Concerns”. The forum was part of the Agricultural Transformation and Market Integration (ATMI) in ASEAN countries: Responding to food security and inclusiveness concerns” programme funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The programme, which mainly targets Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, is designed to strengthen the institutional capacity of ASEAN member states… Read more
Hanoi (VNA) - The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), in collaboration with the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), on June 1 organised a forum themed “Transforming the Food System in ASEAN post COVID-19: Responding to Food Security and Inclusiveness Concerns”. The forum was part of the Agricultural Transformation and Market Integration (ATMI) in ASEAN countries: Responding to food security and inclusiveness concerns” programme funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The programme, which mainly targets Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, is designed to strengthen the institutional capacity of ASEAN member… Read more
Analysts, policymakers, researchers, international donors, and public-private entities convened in a high-level policy forum today in Hanoi, Vietnam to deliberate on five years of rigorous research in “Agricultural Transformation and Market Integration in the ASEAN Region: Responding to Food Security and Inclusiveness Concerns (ATMI-ASEAN).” ATMI-ASEAN is a program covering the Philippines, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Vietnam that is jointly implemented by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the Los Baños-based Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA). It is funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). More than 100 stakeholders… Read more
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) has set May 31 as the deadline of applications for research scholarships of doctorate students whose dissertation topics are relevant to its priority thrusts. The scholarship is open to Filipinos and other Southeast Asians from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam. SEARCA provides research funds not exceeding $4,500 and optional internship at SEARCA for up to two months. SEARCA Director Dr. Glenn B. Gregorio said those who will avail themselves of the internship may be given additional scholarship funds to cover… Read more
THE SOUTHEAST Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture will accept scholarship applications from PhD students whose dissertation themes are relevant to the center’s key objectives until May 30, 2022. Agri-Business Models for Increased Productivity and Income, Sustainable Farming Systems and Natural Resource Management, Food and Nutrition Security, Transformational Leadership for Agriculture and Rural Development, Gender and Youth Engagement in ARD, Enhanced ARD Toward Climate Resilience, and Eco-Health/One-Health Applications to ARD are among the SEARCA priority areas. The fellowship is open to Filipinos and citizens of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste and… Read more
LOS BAÑOS, Laguna: The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) has set May 31, 2022 as the deadline for the submission of applications for research scholarships for doctoral students whose dissertation topics are relevant to the center's priority objectives. Research topics of applicants must fall under the following SEARCA priority areas: Agri-Business Models for Increased Productivity and Income, Sustainable Farming Systems and Natural Resource Management, Food and Nutrition Security, Transformational Leadership for Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD), Gender and Youth Engagement in ARD, Enhanced ARD Toward Climate Resilience and Eco-Health/One-Health Applications to ARD. Dr… Read more
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