Frequently Asked Questions: Biotechnology and Its Applications
- Science for the people
- GMO crops now cultivated on 185m hectares across world
- Uganda: GMO Bill Back in Parliament After Three Years On Shelf
- Biotechnology a key to food security
- #InspireCourage: UP grad from Marawi dreams of building PH biotech industry
- Biotechnology crops dominate Nebraska crop fields
- Aiming for new heights in bioeconomy development
- USDA urged to strengthen GMO regulations
- Are Biotech crops safe to eat?
- China approves imports of GM crops from the US
- Philippine Biotech Crop Area Rebounds in 2016
19 May 2017
PRESS RELEASE, 19 May 2017: Biotech/GM corn production in the Philippines rebounds in 2016 as the country remains to be the top grower of biotech … read more
- SEARCA pushes for coexistence of agricultural technologies
29 Jun 2017
SEARCA Director Dr. Gil C. Saguiguit, Jr. reiterated the increasing importance of safe, and evidence- and science-based agricultural technologies in promoting agricultural productivity and food …read more
Radio Interviews on Biotechnology
Radyo Teknolohiya: Interview with Fr. Noli Alparce, a Filipino priest
Fr. Emmanuel Noli Alparce, a Filipino Catholic priest, tackles the moral and ethical stance of the Catholic Church on biotechnology and shares his experiences in biotech advocacy in the Philippines.
Radyo Teknolohiya: Interview with Joseph Benemerito, biotech farmer (Philippines)
Joseph Benemerito, a biotech corn farmer from Alfonso Lista, Ifugao, Philippines, shares his experiences in biotech corn farming and how biotechnology improve his life.
Radyo Teknolohiya: Interview with Dr. Maribel Zaporteza, a biotech R&D official (Philippines)
Dr. Maribel Zaporteza, the Deputy Program Director of the Philippine Genome Center shares her perspective on genetic engineering and GMOs
Radyo Teknolohiya: Interview with Ms. Kristine Grace Natividad-Tome, a biotech communicator (Philippines)
Ms. Kristine Grace Natividad-Tome, Program Associate of Global Knowledge Center on Crop Biotechnology of the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA)
Radyo Teknolohiya: Interview with Charles Anthony Vega, an LGU official (Philippines)
Listen to the interview of Radyo Teknolohiya with Mr. Charles Anthony Vega, Local Government Operations Officer III of the Bureau of Local Government Supervision-Department of Interior Local Government (DILG), Philippines
Bt Eggplant in the Philippines
Know more about the development of Bt Eggplant in the Philippines
We aim to address the needs of the region for a highly credible, sound and factual biotechnology information center in the Southeast Asian region accessible to various stakeholders.
Empowerment through shared information.
SEARCA BIOTECHNOLOGY INFORMATION CENTER
SEARCA BIC has been proactive in presenting highly accessible and science-based information on biotechnology to different stakeholders as it contributes to an enabling environment for agricultural biotechnology in the region.
SEARCA BIOTECHNOLOGY INFORMATION CENTER
Recognizing the potential of biotechnology in meeting the challenges in food security, natural resource management, and agro-industry, SEAMEO Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), in partnership with the International Service for the Acquisition ofRead more
We collaborate with different partner agencies in organizing capacity building activities for various stakeholders such as Biotechnology 101 courses, communication and media workshops, and other biotech-related workshops (biosafety risk assessment, social marketing, knowledge management, etc.). Likewise, various outreach activities suchRead more
The SEARCA BIC is one of the biotechnology information nodes of the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications Global Knowledge Center (ISAAA KC), and hosted/co-funded by the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in AgricultureRead more