FANSSEA News

By Rosario B. Bantayan, Bernice Anne C. Darvin, and Loise Ann M. Carandang
BANGKOK, Thailand. To introduce and capacitate key project partners with the use of rapid value chain assessment, the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), in cooperation with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), conducted the Training Workshop on Rapid Value… Read more
By Leander C. Domingo20 October 2017
The Philippine-hosted Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) 65th Governing Board (GB) has conducted an annual evaluation of the center’s programs and finances aimed at boosting the region’s agricultural and rural development sectors. SEARCA’s GB discussed the center’s strategies and directions in the said sectors through its core programs… Read more
By Leander C. Domingo27 October 2017
MUÑOZ CITY, Nueva Ecija - To boost efforts in developing the carabao industry toward food and nutrition security and livelihood, some 200 scientists, agricultural entrepreneurs, and practitioners from the Philippines and Asian countries attended a two-day global meeting here which kicked off on Thursday. The International Conference on Carabao-Based Enterprise Development (CBED) is a joint… Read more
31 October 2017
LOS BAÑOS, Laguna — A school garden program being implemented in Laguna has been showing the way to successfully produce vegetables. Initially covering five public elementary and one secondary school, the program has been upscaled to cover 15 more grade and three high schools following the completion of its preliminary phase last June. It took off in January 2016. The pilot schools include… Read more
2 November 2017
LOS BAÑOS, Laguna, Philippines  — Sen. Cynthia Villar has extolled Asian scientists and research administrators for closing ranks to accelerate the growth of the region’s buffalo (carabao)-based industry. Addressing the Oct. 26-28 international conference on Carabao-based Enterprise Development held in the Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija, Villar said the forum would “level up the… Read more
SEARCA, represented by Dr. Maria Cristeta N. Cuaresma, Program Head for Graduate Education and Institutional Development (GEID), and Dr. Maria Monina Cecilia Villena, Special Projects Coordinator of the Biotechnology Information Center (BIC), joined the 2017 World Food Day Colloquium and FSC Planning Workshop on 19-20 October 2017 in Stuttgart, Germany. The World Food Day Colloquium is a one-day… Read more
By Maria Katrina R. Punto
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), in partnership with the Research Center for Rural Development (RCRD) of An Giang University and with support from the Food Security Center (FSC) of the University of Hohenheim, will bring together selected Southeast Asian researchers to the Forum on Promoting Sustainable Agriculture in the Mekong… Read more
By Bernice Anne C. Darvin
BANGKOK, Thailand. The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), in cooperation with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) will conduct the Focal Points & Researchers Meeting and Training Workshop on Rapid Value Chain Assessment under the project "Agricultural… Read more
By Leah Lyn D. Domingo
MUÑOZ, Philippines – The Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) headquartered here and the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) are jointly organizing the International Conference on Carabao-based Enterprise Development (CBED) to be hosted by PCC on 26-27 October 2017.  To be keynoted by Sen. Cynthia Villar, the event is expected to attract… Read more
By Maria Katrina R. Punto
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research (IGSNRR) - Chinese Academy of Sciences collaborate for the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)-funded project "Rural Regional Transformation: Pathways, Policy Sequencing, and Development Outcomes in China, the… Read more
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