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BOGOR, Indonesia – A working committee for the Southeast Asia Rural Advisory Services (SEARAS) Networkwas formed during theregional meeting on rural advisory services on 26 August 2017 at Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB) here. The meeting was attended by representatives from Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and international organizations, which include the Southeast Asian Ministers of… Read more
By Henry M. Custodio
LOS BAÑOS, Laguna, Philippines. The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) was invited by the Indonesia Ministry of Villages, Disadvantaged Regions, and Transmigration to present its major accomplishments and implementation strategies in community development at the 2017 Village Development Forum themed Representing the Village: Democracy… Read more
Thirty-one students from seven-member universities of the Southeast Asian University Consortium for Graduate Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC) converged at Kasetsart University (KU) on 17 – 18 August 2017 for the 3rd UC Graduate Forum with the theme, "Combatting Food and Energy Insecurity and Climate Change through Sustainable and Inclusive Agricultural Technologies and… Read more
By Angelic M. Reglos
VICTORIA, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines – The Victoria Kalamansi Farmers' Federation (VKFF) conducted another round of training on calamansi processing on 16 August 2017, in preparation for the market-testing and product-launching of the calamansi juice and concentrate to be produced by the federation by October 2017. The one-day training on calamansi processing was facilitated by… Read more
The 3rd University Consortium Graduate Forum will be hosted by Kasetsart University (KU) in Bangkok, Thailand on 17-18 August 2017. An annual event of the Southeast Asian University Consortium for Graduate Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC), this year's Graduate Forum expects to bring 34 students from the different UC members to present the results of their research activities… Read more
By Leah Lyn D. Domingo
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) has firmed up its linkages with the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and local government units (LGUs) at the Provincial Alliance Building Dialogue for the Province of Laguna as an alternative approach to reach farmers and grassroots communities. Los Baños-based SEARCA hosted the… Read more
By Christian Ray Buendia
LOS BAÑOS, LAGUNA– The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) concluded on 11 August 2017 the final leg of national inception workshops in five countries under the "Agricultural Transformation and Market Integration in the ASEAN Region: Responding to Food Security and… Read more
By Leah Lyn D. Domingo
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) hosted the R&D Awarding and Closing Ceremonies of "SyenSaya 2017," the annual science festival organized by the Los Baños Science Community Foundation, Inc. (LBSCFI), on 4 August 2017.  SEARCA was one of the founding members of LBSCFI, which now has 22 member agencies. A banner program… Read more
By Bernice Anne C. Darvin
LOS BAÑOS, LAGUNA. The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), together with the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), will co-organize the fifth and final National Inception Workshop under the International Fund for Agricultural Development… Read more
By Xyrus Godfrey B. Capiña
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA)-ASEAN Working Group on Social Forestry (AWG-SF) Strategic Response Fund [ASRF] program management unit developed a Project Development Toolkit to assist ASEAN Member States (AMS) in developing strategic proposals that respond to emerging issues on social forestry as it relates to food insecurity… Read more
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