FANSSEA News

By Ma. Karen R. Serrano11 March 2020
LOS BAÑOS, LAGUNA, Philippines - Driving innovative technologies and opportunities towards achieving greater regional agricultural sustainability brings the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) to the fore in exploring the concept of circular economy as a business innovation for resource efficiency in the agricultural sector. To mainstream… Read more
By Leah Lyn D. Domingo29 February 2020
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) has awarded a Seed Fund for Research and Development worth US$15,000 to the University of the Philippines Rural High School (UPRHS) for its Youth Program on Agriculture. SEARCA Director Dr. Glenn B. Gregorio announced the award at the fund-raising event called "Coming Home: Lemuel Cuento in Concert" held… Read more
By Leah Lyn D. Domingo28 February 2020
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Agricultural Research (DA-BAR), Philippines are planning to further strengthen the enabling environment for agricultural innovation system and entrepreneurship in the country. This was discussed by Dr. Glenn B. Gregorio, SEARCA Director, and Dr. Nicomedes P… Read more
20 February 2020
Two SEARCA Professorial Chair grantees, Drs. Norhashila Hashim and Teti Estiasih, delivered their papers in separate lecture seminars. Dr. Norhashila Hashim of Universiti Putra Malaysia, presented her paper titled, “Laser-based Imaging for Fruit Quality Detection” during the FRUTIC Symposium on 4 September 2019 at Asia World Expo, Hongkong. She presented the fundamental theory behind the… Read more
By Sonny P. Pasiona18 February 2020
LAGUNA, Philippines – SEARCA is supporting a benefit concert called "Coming Home: Lemuel Cuento in Concert" on 26 February 2020 at the D.L. Umali Auditorium of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB). The concert is for the benefit of the Youth Program in Agriculture by the UP Rural High School (UPRHS). It aims to encourage Grade 11 students to pursue careers in agriculture… Read more
17 February 2020
LOS BAÑOS, Laguna – The European Commission's ERASMUS+ Capacity Building for Higher Education funded project on Joint MS Food Security and Climate Change has been completed and is currently undergoing approval in partner universities who will implement it by AY 2020-2021. The MS FSCC project aims to develop professionals who will address the challenges of food security in the… Read more
By Leah Lyn D. Domingo30 January 2020
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines – Dr. Glenn B. Gregorio, Director of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), delivered the keynote address at the 33rd Anniversary celebration of the Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Training Institute-Cordillera Administrative Region (DA-ATI-CAR) on 30 January 2020. The theme was “Vibrant Agriculture… Read more
By Leah Lyn D. Domingo and Sarah Grace L. Quiñones24 January 2020
MUÑOZ, Philippines – The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) has completed the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC)-funded project titled "Building Capacity and Strengthening Partnership for Carabao Development Program (CDP)" conducted from April 2015 to December 2019. Dr. Glenn B. Gregorio, SEARCA Director, turned over the final report to Dr… Read more
By Leah Lyn D. Domingo24 January 2020
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) have renewed their partnership to further collaborate and address challenges, particularly leadership development, in the country’s rice sector. SEARCA is keen to contribute in addressing regional and global challenges, elevating agricultural… Read more
By Monalinda B. Cadiz15 January 2020
Southeast Asian youngsters eager to learn from adult mentors' enterprising farm activities comprise the winning entries in the recently concluded 13th Photo Contest of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA). Four Filipino photographers dominated the six categories, including one who bagged the two new special awards. First place… Read more
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