LOS BAÑOS, Philippines – The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and the University of the Philippines Los Baños Foundation, Inc. (UPLBFI) conducted the Mid-Term Review of Strengthening Adaptation and Mitigation Initiatives in Agriculture (AMIA Project 1) on 16-17 November 2015 at SEARCA Residence Hotel.
BOGOR, Indonesia – The Southeast Asian University Consortium for Graduate Studies in Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC) resolved to strengthen its members’ initiatives toward the internationalization of graduate education through various student and faculty mobilities, collaborative research, and joint and dual degree offerings.
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) participated in the General Meeting of thePhilippines Partnership for Sustainable Agriculture (PPSA) held on 10 November 2015 at the Agricultural Training Institute of the Department of Agriculture (DA). The PPSA was formally launched by the Philippines’ Department of Agriculture in April 2015 to establish multistakeholder partnerships with business, civil society, farmers, and others focused on developing inclusive and sustainable crop value chains. Its aim is to increase smallholder farmer productivity, profitability, and environmental sustainability by enabling access to knowledge, information, technology, finance, and markets.
LOS BAÑOS, Philippines – University of the Philippines Los Banos (UPLB) Chancellor Fernando C. Sanchez Jr. has urged regional food and nutrition experts to work together to develop an agenda toward achieving sustainable diets for millions of people in Southeast Asia who are still undernourished.
HANOI, Vietnam – Seven officials of the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) strengthened ties with livestock and dairy development agencies as well as a university in Vietnam through an Overseas Comparative Study Mission Toward Inclusive, Sustainable, and Competitive Livestock and Dairy Development here on 8-13 November 2015.
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is proud to release the conference summary report from the Second International Conference on Agricultural and Rural Development (ARD2014) in Southeast Asia that it organized on 12-13 November 2014 at the Makati Shangri-la, Philippines. Drawing significant insights from 400 participants from 20 countries, the conference became an avenue to discuss challenges and opportunities, and address pressing issues concerning agricultural and rural development (ARD).
THAI NGUYEN CITY, Vietnam – SEARCA Director Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr. opened the International Conference on Livelihood Development and Sustainable Environmental Management (LDEM) in the Context of Climate Change held on 13-15 November 2015 at Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry (TUAF) in Thai Nguyen City, Vietnam. The LDEM was organized by TUAF and sponsored by SEARCA.
Research and Development Generating information, knowledge, lessons, and insights that will influence policies, investments, trade, and other actions that will promote competitive agriculture, as well as inclusive and sustainable ARD. Read More
Knowledge Management Promoting a learning culture, knowledge creation, knowledge-sharing and use, with a predominant focus on the broad strategic theme of ISARD. Read More