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From right: Dr. Bessie M. Burgos, SEARCA Program Head for Research and Development; Prof. Mahar Lagmay of the UP NOAH Center; and Philippine Senator Sherwin Gatchalian served as panelists in an episode of the web series “2030” to be launched in September 2017 on TVUP. From left: Forum hosts Mr. Jules Guiang and Mr. Jayson Villagomez of the 2030 Youth Force in the Philippines, Inc.

MANILA, Philippines – Dr. Bessie M. Burgos, Program Head for Research and Development of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), served as a panelist in an episode of the web series billed "2030" led by CIFAL Philippines. 

Read more: SEARCA takes part in TVUP web series on 2030 agenda for sustainable dev't

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Nineteen bio-business students from Tokyo University of Agriculture (Tokyo NODAI), Japan visited SEARCA on 17 August 2017 for a briefing on the Center's programs and activities. 

Read more: Tokyo NODAI bio-business students receive briefing on SEARCA's programs and activities

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The 3rd University Consortium Graduate Forum will be hosted by Kasetsart University (KU) in Bangkok, Thailand on 17-18 August 2017.

Read more: Kasetsart University to host 3rd UC Graduate Forum

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Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr., SEARCA Director, welcomes the guests to the SyenSaya R&D Awarding and Closing Ceremonies.

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 of the Foundation, SyenSaya creates heightened awareness of how science and technology (S&T) improves the quality of life.

Read more: SyenSaya science festival culminates at SEARCA

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Participants to the Pilot-Testing of the ASRF Project Development Toolkit and validation of Gap Analysis of Myanmar on Social Forestry (8 August 2017) from the government, academe, NGO, and local community working on Social Forestry in Myanmar

YEZIN, MYANMAR. The Forest Research Institute (FRI) of Myanmar developed a proposal to assess marketable Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) in various agro-ecological zones of Myanmar during the pilot-testing of the Project Development Toolkit on 8-10 August 2017. 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 the toolkit to assist ASEAN Member States (AMS) in developing strategic proposals that respond to emerging issues on food insecurity, poverty, and climate change.

Read more: SEARCA-ASRF and Forest Research Institute of Myanmar develop proposal to assess Marketable NTFPs...

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At the opening of the annual Los Baños National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) celebration dubbed "SyenSaya" on 2 August 2017, Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr. (right), Director of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), discussed briefly with Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña (left) of the Philippine Department of Science and Technology (DOST) possibilities for SEARCA to collaborate with DOST, particularly on scholarships intended to develop capacities and expertise of Filipinos to address Climate Change. 

Read more: SEARCA offers to tie-up with DOST on climate change scholarships

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The first two weeks of the Sustainability Transitions Summer School 2017 have come to a successful completion as 20 students graduated from the program at Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Yogyakarta, Indonesia. 

Read more: Sustainability Transitions Summer School Successfully Concludes

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JAKARTA, Indonesia – Eleven education Ministers who constitute the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) Council and the SEAMEO Secretariat have affirmed their support for the proposal of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) to establish the Southeast Asian AgriMuseum and Learning Center.

Read more: SEARCA's AgriMuseum initiative get SE Asian education ministers' nod and SEAMEO support

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In light of the shift from traditional coal economy, Southeast Asia spurs a fine lead in using renewable energy since the region’s sub-economies rely mostly on agricultural production and natural resources.

Read more: Educating climate change in SE Asia

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JAKARTA, Indonesia – The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) will present its proposal to establish the Southeast Asian AgriMuseum and Learning Center at the biennial meeting of education ministers of 11 countries here on 24-26 July 2017. It has been included in the agenda of this high-level meeting on the instigation of Thai Education Minister Teerakiat Jareonsettasin, who is concurrently President of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) Council. 

Read more: SEARCA's AgriMuseum initiative on Southeast Asian education ministers' agenda

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