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LOS BAÑOS, Philippines – The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) held a focus group discussion on the initial findings of the project titled, Impact of Climate Change on the Philippine Rice Sector: Supply/Demand Projections and Policy on 24 March 2014 at the Sam Arng Srinilta Room, SEARCA.

Read more: SEARCA conducts FGD on impacts of climate change on the Philippine rice sector

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ANTIPOLO CITY, Philippines – The Technical Assistance on Climate Resilience and Green Growth in the Upper Marikina River Basin Protected Landscape (UMRBPL): Demonstrating the Eco-Town Framework has concluded the Training on Strengthening the Adaptive Capacity of Communities and Local Government Units. This project is a collaborative initiative of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Philippines National Climate Change Commission (CCC).

Read more: Eco-Town project concludes adaptive capacity training

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HANOI, Vietnam – The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), and the Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development (IPSARD) convened the 1st National Consultative Meeting on 11 March 2014 at the IPSARD Office in Hanoi, Vietnam for the ASEAN Network on Promoting Climate Resilience of Rice and Other Crops.

Read more: SEARCA, IPSARD conduct the Vietnam 1st National Consultative Meeting under the GIZ-ASEAN Climate...

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LOS BAÑOS, Philippines – SEARCA, in association with ERGONS Project Marketing Consultants, conducted a two-day training course titled, Economic Valuation for Climate Change Resilience and Green Growth: Benefit-Cost Analysis of Integrated Natural Resource Management in Upper Marikina River Basin Protected Landscape (UMRBPL), on 20-21 February 2014 in Los Baños, Laguna.

Read more: SEARCA conducts ADB and CCC sponsored Training on Economic Valuation for Climate Change...

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VIENTIANE, Laos – SEARCA and the National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute (NAFRI) conducted the Laos 1st National Consultative Meeting for the ASEAN Network on Promoting Climate Resilience of Rice and Other Crops project on 21 February 2014 at the NAFRI Office, in Vientiane, Laos. NAFRI is the focal agency of the ASEAN Technical Working Group on Agricultural Research and Development (ATWGARD), represented by Mr. Pasalath Khounsy, Deputy, Research Management Section, Planning and Cooperation Division.

Read more: SEARCA and NAFRI spearhead Laos 1st National Consultative Meeting under the GAP-CC project

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SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia -- ASEAN, GIZ, SEARCA and the Cambodian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) convened a National Consultative Meeting for the ASEAN Network on Promoting Climate Resilience of Rice and Other Crops on 21 February 2014 at Hotel Golden Sand, Preah Sihanoukville, Cambodia. CARDI is the premier government agricultural research and development institution in Cambodia and the Focal Agency for ASEAN Technical Working Group in Agriculture and Research Development (ATWGARD).

Read more: ASEAN, GIZ, SEARCA and CARDI convene National Consultative Meeting on Promotion of Climate...

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QUEZON CITY, Philippines – SEARCA facilitated the First Philippine National Consultative Meeting for the ASEAN Network on Promoting Climate Resilience of Rice and Other Crops on 17 February 2014 at the Department of Agriculture - Bureau of Agricultural Research (DA-BAR). The consultative meeting brought together representatives from DA with DA-BAR as the representative of the Philippines in the ASEAN Technical Working Group in Agriculture and Research Development (ATWGARD).

Read more: SEARCA and Philippine ATWGARD facilitates first national consultation for the ASEAN Network on...

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ANTIPOLO, Philippines – SEARCA, in association with ERGONS Project Marketing Consultants, conducted a two-day training course on Geospatial Applications and Analysis for Climate Resiliency, Mitigation and Adaptation Planning for Upper Marikina River Basin Protected Landscape (UMRBPL) on 10-11 February 2014 in Antipolo City, Rizal. The training was attended by more than 25 key technical personnel from the participating LGUs of Antipolo City, Baras, Rodriguez, San Mateo, and Tanay, all in the province of Rizal. The training aimed to increase the knowledge and understanding, as well as develop technical skills of the participants in the application of geospatial technology in the context of climate resiliency, mitigation and adaptation.

Read more: SEARCA and ERGONS Conduct Training on Geospatial Applications and Analysis for Climate...

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PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – Policy roundtable participants from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Vietnam agreed to review and build on a proposed regional project of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) of Cambodia titled Fostering cooperation to mitigate and adapt to the impacts of climate change on agriculture and fisheries sectors to maintain food security and eco-tourism in CLMV. The project was endorsed during the 35th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF) on 26 September 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Read more: CLMV representatives discuss possible cooperation towards climate change adaptation and...

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MANILA, Philippines – SEARCA, in association with the ERGONS Project Marketing Consultants (EPMC), presented to the Climate Change Commission (CCC) the findings of the bio-physical impact and vulnerability assessments (VA) on the Upper Marikina River Basin Protected Landscape (UMRBPL) on 4 February 2014. The study is a component of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)-funded technical assistance entitled, Climate Resilience and Green Growth in the UMRBPL: Demonstrating the Eco-town Framework. The project covers five local government units (LGUs) in the province of Rizal, namely: Antipolo City, Baras, Rodriguez, San Mateo, and Tanay.

Read more: SEARCA-ERGONS present bio-physical and vulnerability assessments on the Upper Marikina River...

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