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LOS BAÑOS, Philippines - 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), is currently conducting the third training course on Financial Viability and Profitability Analysis of New Technologies and Enterprises under the High Value Crops Development Program from 24-27 July 2017 at the SEARCA headquarters. This activity is the third and last in a series… Read more.
VICTORIA, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines – The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) will conduct a training on organizational development to strengthen the capacities of the Victoria Kalamansi Farmers' Federation (VKFF), in line with the Center's flagship program titled Piloting and Up-scaling Effective Models of Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development (ISARD). The training will take place on 22-23 July… Read more.
JAKARTA, Indonesia – The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) will present its proposal to establish the Southeast Asian AgriMuseum and Learning Center at the biennial meeting of education ministers of 11 countries here on 24-26 July 2017. It has been included in the agenda of this high-level meeting on the instigation of Thai Education Minister Teerakiat Jareonsettasin, who is concurrently President of the Southeast Asian Ministers of… Read more.
Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr., Director of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), is among the recipients of this year's SEAMEO Service Award, having meritoriously served the Center for four decades. The Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) bestows the accolade on outstanding staff of the SEAMEO regional centers, network, and secretariat who exemplify excellence and commitment for the success of their respective… Read more.
LOS BAÑOS, Philippines - 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), will conduct the third training course on Financial Viability and Profitability Analysis of New Technologies and Enterprises under High Value Crops Development Program from 24 to 27 July 2017 at the SEARCA Headquarters. The activity is the last in a series of training courses… Read more.
BIOTECHNOLOGY can be the key to the country's food security and development issues. Gil Saguiguit, director of Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (Searca) said that this scientific technology gives farmers a fighting chance to cope with the many challenges and obstacles they face in farming. He reiterated the increasing importance of safe, and evidence- and science-based agricultural technologies in promoting agricultural productivity and food and… Read more.
VIENTIANE, Lao PDR. The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), together with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) of Lao PDR, successfully conducted the fourth National Inception Workshop under the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)-funded project, "Agricultural Transformation and Market Integration in the ASEAN Region: Responding to Food Security… Read more.
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) hosted a field visit under one-week course on ASEAN Integration participated by 17 graduate students from the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM) Schools on 14 June 2017.  Prof. Federico M. Macaranas (first row, seventh from right) of the Washington SyCip Graduate School of Business of the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), facilitated the course which explored ways to harness and… Read more.
The University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) conferred the only summa cum laude award at this year’s graduation rites to Mr. Arnel B. Villancio, Jr., a BS Agriculture student. In his valedictory message during the 45th UPLB Commencement Exercises, Mr. Villancio underscored the role of agriculturists in seeking ways to ensure food security. Though Mr. Villancio said farmers, not agriculturists, feed the world, he stressed that “the responsibility of agriculturists is… Read more.
LOS BAÑOS, Philippines – 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), will conduct the training course on Financial Viability and Profitability Analysis of New Technologies and Enterprises under High Value Crops Development Program for the second batch of DA-BAR staff on 27-30 June 2017 at the SEARCA headquarters. This activity is part of a… Read more.
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