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Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr. (left, seated), SEARCA Director, and Dr. Young Han Kwon, Director of Korea Adaptation Center for Climate Change (KACCC), sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cooperate in research and capacity development projects on 14 December 2011 at SEARCA. The MOU signing is witnessed by Ms. Susan V. Fernandez, Head of SEARCA’s Management Services Unit, and Dr. Huicheul Jung, KACCC Research Fellow.

SEARCA and the Korea Adaptation Center for Climate Change (KACCC)have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cooperate in research and capacity development projects.

Signatories to the MOU were Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr., SEARCA Director, and Dr. Young Han Kwon, KACCC Director. Witnesses were Ms. Susan V. Fernandez, Head of SEARCA’s Management Services Unit, and Dr. Huicheul Jung, KACCC Research Fellow. The five-year agreement was signed on 14 December 2011 at SEARCA.

KACCC was established by the Korean Ministry of Environment at the Korea Environment Institute to enhance its ability to develop climate change adaptation strategies.

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SEARCA, with the SEAMEO Regional Open Learning Centre (SEAMOLEC) and the World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF), opened the second offering of the Online Course on Responding to Climate Risks in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management last 16 October.

The eight-week online course attracted 11 participants from Kenya, Zimbabwe, Timor Leste, Lao PDR and the Philippines. They represent various local, national, sub-regional and international government and non-government organizations in their respective countries. Its first offering had 20 participants from the Philippines, Indonesia, Cambodia, Malaysia and Italy who came from a wide range of academic, local and international government and non-government institutions.

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SEARCA and the Indonesia-based Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Tropical Biology (BIOTROP) jointly organized the “Seminar-Workshop on the State of the Art of Climate Change Adaptation in Southeast Asia: Focus on Indonesian Agriculture Sector” held in Kuta Paradiso Hotel, Bali, Indonesia on 17 October 2011.

The Indonesian government through its Ministry of National Education hosted the seminar-workshop, which convened policymakers, academics, representatives of industry, development organizations, and farmers’ organizations working in climate change or related fields.

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