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SERDANG, SELANGOR, Malaysia — The 2018 UC-FSCC Summer School was opened here this Monday, 16 July 2018, by Prof. Datin Paduka Dató Dr. Aini Ideris, Vice Chancellor of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) and Malaysia's representative to the SEARCA Governing Board. Jointly organized by UPM, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) in Indonesia and the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna… Read more
DA NANG, Vietnam — SEARCA actively participated in the recently concluded "IFAD Mekong Knowledge and Learning Fair 2018" organized by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) here on 4-6 July. The Center facilitated one of the thematic sessions and shared select SEARCA publications anchored on the theme "Inclusive and Resilient Smallholder Agricultural Transformation in the… Read more
By Leah Lyn D. Domingo
TAGAYTAY CITY, Philippines. The unique combination of farming and tourism for recreation and education of travelers will be in the spotlight at the first-ever Global Farm Tourism Summit to be held on 17-19 July 2018 at the Summit Ridge Hotel here.  The event is organized by the International School of Sustainable Tourism (ISST) headed by Dr. Mina Gabor together with the… Read more
By Henry M. Custodio
LOS BAÑOS, LAGUNA, Philippines. As the Piloting and Upscaling Effective Models of Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development (ISARD) Program nears its completion, SEARCA organized a mini-workshop among program implementers and farmer-beneficiaries here, on 21-22 June 2018 at the SEARCA Residence Hotel, to determine and document the early gains of the program in the… Read more
By Patricia Ann A. Pielago
Bacolod City, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Philippines – The Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology (MinSCAT) and the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Victoria, Oriental Mindoro together with the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) organized a two-day educational tour called VKFF Interactive Observation and Learning at Agri-Industrial… Read more
By Xyrus Godfrey B. Capiña
Da Nang, Vietnam. SEARCA, which manages the ASEAN Working Group on Social Forestry (AWG-SF) Strategic Response Fund [ASRF], awarded grants to the AWG-SF Focal Points of Lao PDR and Myanmar to serve as resource persons in the 7th Meeting of the Civil Society Organization (CSO) Forum on Social Forestry in ASEAN in Da Nang, Vietnam on 24-25 June 2018. This years' forum, with the… Read more
By Patricia Ann A. Pielago
VICTORIA, ORIENTAL MINDORO, Philippines – Representing the Local Government of Victoria, Mayor Joselito Malabanan signed the Addendum to the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the ISARD Calamansi Project under the Piloting and Upscaling Effective Models of Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development (ISARD) Program of SEARCA on 29 May 2018 at the Office of the… Read more
By Maria Cristeta N. Cuaresma
HANOI, Vietnam – As a strategic partner of the Food Security Center (FSC) of the University of Hohenheim, the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) organized several meetings here on 30 May 2018, as part of the ongoing External Evaluation of the German government's program on Higher Education Excellence in Development Cooperation –… Read more
MONTPELLIER, France – The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Agropolis Fondation based here and Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) to strengthen and promote scientific cooperation in research, higher education, and capacity building in the field of agriculture, food, and sustainable development… Read more
By Carmen Nyhria G. Rogel
LOS BAÑOS, LAGUNA, PHILIPPINES. Agriculture will continue to play a key role in driving overall development in Southeast Asia (SEA) and developing the competencies of agricultural workers is essential towards raising its productivity was the common thread that ran through the various messages in the opening program of the Regional Workshop on Competency Certification for Agriculture… Read more
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