ISAAA, SEARCA continue 20year pact for agri-biotech in Southeast Asia

ISAAA and SEARCA renew 20-year partnership to promote biotechnology in Southeast Asia. The MOA signing was led by SEARCA Director Dr. Glenn B. Gregorio and ISAAA SEAsia Center Director Dr. Rhodora Aldemita (seated from L-R). Also present during the signing were Mr. Jerome C. Barradas, SEARCA BIC Special Projects Coordinator and Mr. Joselito G. Florendo, SEARCA Deputy Director for Administration (standing from L-R).

FULLY committed to continuing the delivery of credible, science based information on agricultural biotechnology for Southeast Asia, ISAAA and the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) renewed their 20-year agreement for the Philippine’s Biotechnology Information Center (BIC). “Researchers have developed a lot of technologies aimed at boosting farm productivity, meeting the challenges in food security, and improving the lives of farmers.