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 AcquisitionRead 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
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- What is next for the future of Bt eggplant
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- Champions of Biotechnology
26 Sep 2017
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sB9mGG89ogo Bt eggplant study leader and entomologist from the Institute of Plant Breeding – University of the Philippines Los Baños Dr. Lourdes D. Taylo shares … read more
- Cagayan De Oro info officers learn about biotech social media campaign
7 Oct 2017
Department of Agriculture (DA) Region X information officers and farmer-leaders were trained on promoting agricultural technologies, particularly biotechnology, on social media during the Storytelling Agri Innovations …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