Scholarships for Upland Agriculture and Food Security

IDRC Senior Program Specialist Visits SEARCA

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Dr. Annie Wesley, Senior Program Specialist of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) of Canada visited SEARCA in Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines on 03 September 2014 to meet with the IDRC-SEARCA Scholars in UPLB. The meeting became a venue for Dr. Wesley to know more about the scholars' research projects.

During the meeting, Dr. Wesley stressed that the researches should ultimately focus on promoting food security in their respective communities. Dr. Wesley also emphasized the importance of maintaining an open dialogue with SEARCA for the timely resolution of their concerns.

Fifteen scholars from UPLB attended the said meeting. Also present is Dr. Maria Cristeta N. Cuaresma, SEARCA's Program Head for Graduate Education and Institutional Development (GEID).

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