FANSSEA News

TAIPEI, TAIWAN – The SEARCA delegation, led by Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr., SEARCA Director, (front, third from right) participated in a Workshop on Developing the Framework of Institutional Cooperation between SEARCA and the National Taiwan University (NTU) – College of Bioresources and Agriculture (CBA). The Workshop was held on 8 February 2018 following the renewal of the two institutions'… Read more
MANOLO FORTICH, Philippines – The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) attended the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)'s 10th Annual Country Programme Review (ACPoR) for the Philippines on 30 January to 1 February 2018 at the Dahilayan Forest Park Resort, Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon. During the event, SEARCA presented its… Read more
By Bernice Anne C. Darvin
PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA. The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), Cambodia's focal agency for the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)-funded project Agricultural Transformation and Market Integration in the ASEAN Region: Responding to Food Security and Inclusiveness Concerns or ATMI-ASEAN, spearheaded the conduct of the first National Project… Read more
By Bernice Anne C. Darvin
HANOI, VIETNAM. The Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development (IPSARD), the focal agency of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)-funded project Agricultural Transformation and Market Integration in the ASEAN Region: Responding to Food Security and Inclusiveness Concerns or ATMI-ASEAN in Vietnam, led the conduct of the first National… Read more
MANDALUYONG CITY, Philippines–The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) presented "The Role of School Gardening in the Context of Nutrition, Education, Nutrition Improvement, Agriculture, and Economics" during the Council of Deans and Heads in Nutrition and Dietetics, Inc. (CODHEND) Seminar-Workshop 2018, held on 24-25 January 2018… Read more
By Loise Ann Carandang
The first supervision mission 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, Regional Economist at the Asia and the Pacific Division of IFAD, through separate… Read more
Mr. Glenn Y. Ilar, SEARCA PhD Research Scholar, presented the results of his dissertation at the SEARCA Special Graduate Seminar on 24 January 2018. Titled as Developing a Community-Based Development Framework for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr. Ilar discussed the governance of a rice-based community intervention (RBCI) in the Philippines as part of the government's initiatives for… Read more
By Carmen Nyhria Rogel
Agriculture is the backbone of most Southeast Asian economies as about 450 million people depend on it for livelihood. Developing the competencies of agricultural workers is therefore essential in raising agricultural productivity and in adopting innovative farming processes and technologies. With the on-going ASEAN economic integration expected to promote increased mobility of skilled workers… Read more
JAKARTA, Indonesia – Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr., Director of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), and Dr. Tom Anyonge, Lead Technical Specialist of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)-Rome, welcomed the participants of the Workshop on the Governance Structure and Processes for the Asia Pacific Islands Rural Advisory… Read more
By Marie Antoinette F. Bangabang
CALAMBA CITY, Philippines – The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) concluded the 2nd Face-to-Face (F2F) Session of the Philippine Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Agricultural Research (DA-BAR) funded project "IKM Mentorship Program: Communicating Agriculture and Fisheries Research for Inclusive and Sustainable Development (CAFRISD)"… Read more
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