FANSSEA News

By Sarena Grace Quiñones
SEARCA Headquarters, Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines ─ A total of 130 participants from the ministries of education across Southeast Asia, regional centers under the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO), international development organizations, national government agencies in the Philippines, academe, partners in South Asia, and local government units joined in… Read more
By Sarah Grace L. Quinones
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), as commissioned by the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC), has recently awarded several equipment to two carabao-based cooperatives in Batangas and Cebu. These efforts are still part of the Enterprise Development Component of the PCC-funded project titled Building Capacity and Strengthening… Read more
By Carmen Nyhria G. Rogel
SEARCA Headquarters, Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines— Recognizing the benefits of school gardens in improving nutrition, education, and economic well-being of school children and their families, as seen in successful models and initiatives around the world, SEARCA, in partnership with the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), the Department of Education (DepEd)-Division of Laguna… Read more
Phnom Penh, Cambodia- His Excellency Veng Sakhon, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) of Cambodia, hosted the MAFF-SEARCA-NU-RUA Joint Seminar that featured two graduates of the Nagoya University (NU) Satellite Campus in Cambodia. The graduates are MAFF employees and are the first awardees of the NU-SEARCA Joint Scholarship project. The seminar was also attended by… Read more
By Leah Lyn D. Domingo
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is set to formalize ties with the International School of Sustainable Tourism (ISST) to jointly organize two landmark international conferences on farm tourism. Farm tourism or agritourism is the business of attracting visitors and travelers to farm areas for recreational or educational purposes that… Read more
By Ma. Karen R. Serrano
Remaining upbeat in steering an inclusive and sustainable agricultural and rural economy, the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) brings to the fore the significance of value chain development towards improving market system productivity while highly regarding marginalized farmers' inclusivity. This is the core of the "Value Chain Development… Read more
By Nova A. Ramos
Dili, Timor-Leste – H. E. Estanislau Aleixo da Silva, Timor-Leste's Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, welcomed 44 participants and observers to the Executive Forum on Food Security: Leaders in ASEAN Agriculture and Development in Timor-Leste, which kicked off here on 28 February 2018.  The forum participants included middle managers and senior leaders in 12 national… Read more
By Leah Lyn D. Domingo
TAIPEI, Taiwan – The Taiwan Council of Agriculture (COA) Executive Yuan, National Taiwan University (NTU), and the Taiwan-based Food and Fertilizer Technology Center discussed with a visiting high-level delegation from the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) led by Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr. areas of common interest and priority concerns that… Read more
By Leah Lyn D. Domingo
TOKYO, Japan – At a recent symposium held here, the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) proposed to link two university consortia that share interests in agriculture and related sciences.  The Southeast Asian University Consortium for Graduate Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC) launched by SEARCA in 1989 counts among… Read more
By Sarah Grace L. Quinones
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), as commissioned by the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC), is implementing the Enterprise Development component of the project titled Building Capacity and Strengthening Partnership through Carabao Development Program. The component aims to provide relevant interventions identified in the… Read more
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