The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), which manages the ASEAN Working Group on Social Forestry (AWG-SF) Strategic Response Fund (ASRF), will participate in the 8th Meeting of the Ad-Hoc Steering Committee on Climate Change and Food Security (AHSC CCFS) to be held in Bali, Indonesia on 28-29 March 2019. SEARCA will present its key...Read more
BANGKOK, Thailand – Twelve officials and staff of the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) and three officers of the Lamac Multipurpose Cooperative, Inc. (Lamac MPC) based in Cebu, Philippines, participated in an Overseas Comparative Study Mission Toward Inclusive, Sustainable, and Competitive Livestock Dairy Development here on 10-16 March 2019. The study mission, the last in a...Read more
Provide administrative assistance to the SEARCA-IFPRI Agricultural Transformation and Market Integration in the ASEAN Region: Responding to Food Security and Inclusiveness Concerns (ATMI-ASEAN).Minimum Requirements and Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Accountancy, or Business Administration or related field with 1-year work related...Read more
JAKARTA, Indonesia – The mid-term review of the project funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) titled Agricultural Transformation and Market Integration in the ASEAN Region: Responding to Food Security and Inclusiveness Concerns (ATMI-ASEAN) was carried out by Dr. Fabrizio Bresciani, IFAD Lead Regional Economist of the Asia and the Pacific Division, on 8...Read more
Source: The Manila Times14 Mar 2019LOS BAÑOS, Laguna: The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), in partnership with the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Agricultural Research (DA-BAR), conducted a training on "Financial Viability and Profitability Analysis of Agricultural Technologies and Enterprises" at the SEARCA headquarters...Read more
The 2019 QS World University Rankings is now out and all five regular members of the Southeast Asian University Consortium for Graduate Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC) are in the top 200 in the world with respect to the subject area of Agriculture and Forestry. Kasetsart University (Thailand), Universiti Putra Malaysia, and Institut Pertanian Bogor (Indonesia) rank...Read more
SAVANNAKHET PROVINCE, Lao PDR – A two-level English Training Course organized by SEARCA for a select group of lecturers from Savannakhet University (SKU) opened here on Monday, 11 March 2019. The course, which runs until 22 March 2019, is divided into a Beginner Level and an Intermediate Level to cater to the needs of the participants. It consists of modules on Writing and Grammar,...Read more
Source: DZMJ Online13 Mar 2019Horticulture experts from the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) discussed the status and prospects of the calamansi industry in Oriental Mindoro, the largest producer of calamansi in the country at a seminar convened by the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) last February 12.
Dr. Calixto...Read more
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Participants and beneficiaries of SEARCA’s capacity-building programs also become the Center's partners in its mandate of promoting agricultural and rural development toward poverty reduction and food security in Southeast Asia.
They fall within one of the following groups: SEARCA graduate alumni, SEARCA training alumni, SEARCA associates, and SEARCA fellows. Together, they constitute a formidable network of experts, researchers, and knowledge workers.
Established in 1972, the Asian Association of Agricultural Colleges and Universities (AAACU) is a network of agricultural colleges and universities in Asia with the main mission of improving human welfare through agriculture, education, research, and extension. From 1986 to 2006, SEARCA served as AAACU’s secretariat before the function was transferred to UP Los Baños College of Agriculture. Currently, SEARCA serves as the fund manager of the Association.
Launched in 1989 by SEARCA and the five premier agricultural universities in the region, the Southeast Asian University Consortium for Graduate Education and Natural Resources, or the University Consortium for short, is a commitment made among leading Southeast Asian higher education institutions to share academic expertise and resources. SEARCA currently serves as the UC secretariat, coordinating the programs of the network of strong universities in Southeast Asia, Canada, Australia, Germany, and Japan.
Food Security Center (FSC) is a newly established center of excellence in development collaboration at the University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany. It is one of the five excellence centers of the program "Exceed- Higher Education Excellence in Development Cooperation," supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) with funds from the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) of Germany. SEARCA has been tapped by the University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany as one of its network partners for the FSC.
EXPERTS (or Exchange by Promoting Quality Education, Research, and Training in South and Southeast Asia) is a European Union (EU)-funded project that aims to enhance the capacity for international cooperation among its participating countries in South and Southeast Asia (SSEA) and to exchange knowledge and ideas among the Asian and European partners. SEARCA is considered an associate partner of EXPERTS.
On 25 February 2013, SEARCA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Institutional Cooperation with Agreenium, which is expected to become the gateway for Southeast Asian nationals to build their capacities in France in specialized academic and research fields.Agreenium consortium, founded by a decree dated 10 May 2009 from the Ministries of Food and Agriculture, Higher Education and Research, and Foreign and European Affairs, brings together the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA), the French Agricultural Research Center for Development (CIRAD), the Paris Institute of Technology for Life, Food, and Environmental Sciences (AgroParisTech), the Institute for Higher Education in Agricultural, Agrifood, Horticultural and Landscape Sciences (Agrocampus Ouest), the International Centre for Higher Education in Agricultural Sciences (Montpellier SupAgro), and the National Veterinary School of Toulouse (ENVT) which has been replaced by the National Polytechnic Institute of Toulouse (INPT).