The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and Nagoya University are set to have a workshop on 16 March 2017 at the SEARCA Headquarters. The workshop aims to develop the framework of collaboration in research and development between the two institutions.
The potential areas for joint project development include, among others, academic exchange for graduate education in agriculture and natural resources, as well as R&D activities related to agrobiodiversity, food safety and quality assurance, efficient production of dairy cattle, problem soils under climate change, waste recycling, and pest management.
The meeting will be attended by five Nagoya University Officials/Professors led by Dr. Akira Yamauchi, Director of the International Cooperation Center for Agricultural Education (ICCAE) and Professor of the Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences. SEARCA will be represented by its Director, Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr., Program Heads, Project Development and Technical Services Head, its Senior Fellow for Food Safety Dr. Maria Concepcion Lizada, and selected staff. (Maria Katrina R. Punto)