Rudy A. Fernandez
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Water resources management and environment programs crafted
by Rudy A. Fernandez - December 30, 2015 - 9:00am
The country’s top experts in water resources management met here recently for their annual conference and crafted strategies and appropriate technologies to enhance the country’s irrigation sector p...
Myanmar cites SEARCA for lead role in agriculture development
by Rudy A. Fernandez - December 12, 2015 - 9:00am
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) has been recognized for “its significant contribution and continuous support to sustainable agriculture sector development...
DA promotes water-saving technologies
by Rudy A. Fernandez - November 28, 2015 - 9:00am
Water-saving technologies are being promoted by the Department of Agriculture (DA) to improve water use, particularly in rain-fed agriculture.
Young scientists, researchers in Southeast Asia to get grants
by Rudy A. Fernandez - November 18, 2015 - 9:00am
A program to develop young scientists and researchers in six Southeast Asian countries, including the Philippines, along the climate change theme is on.
Asia-wide photography contest on nature and environment on
by Rudy A. Fernandez - November 11, 2015 - 9:00am
An Asian photography contest focusing on nature and the environment is on.
Philippines learns from past disasters
by Rudy A. Fernandez - October 14, 2015 - 10:00am
There’s no such thing as a natural disaster because all disasters are caused by human error.
2 R&D projects win Los Baños awards
by Rudy A. Fernandez - September 30, 2015 - 10:00am
Two projects on organic seed production won the 2015 R&D awards given by the Los Baños Science Community Foundation Inc. (LBSCFI).
Agri scientist pushes creation of separate fisheries dept
by Rudy A. Fernandez - August 8, 2015 - 10:00am
A Ramon Magsaysay awardee is pushing for the creation of a Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources.
Research project to study Philippine carabao sector
by Rudy A. Fernandez - April 1, 2015 - 10:00am
The country’s carabao supply and value-added chains are now being determined in a year-long research project launched last January by a government agency and a Southeast Asian center based here.
Biofuel from GM crops less pollutive – ISAAA
by Rudy A. Fernandez - March 8, 2015 - 12:00am
Don’t look now, but genetically modified (GM) crops, when made into biofuel, could considerably help reduce vehicle-generated pollution in traffic-congested urban centers.     &nb...
Philippine sea surface temperatures rising – UP scientist
by Rudy A. Fernandez - March 5, 2015 - 12:00am
The country’s sea surface temperatures (SST) have been rising over the past decades, a University of the Philippines Diliman scientist noted.
2 monographs on climate change in Philippines published
by Rudy A. Fernandez - February 26, 2015 - 12:00am
Two monographs on climate change rolled off the press recently.
Climate change adversely affecting Cordillera’s agriculture sector – FAO
by Rudy A. Fernandez - February 5, 2015 - 12:00am
Climate change-induced natural disasters continue to adversely affect the agriculture sector of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR).
Search on for SE Asia’s top agri scientist
by Rudy A. Fernandez - January 25, 2015 - 12:00am
The search for Southeast Asia’s top agricultural scientist/research and development  (R&D) administrator is on.             
Magna Carta for young tillers urged
by Rudy A. Fernandez - January 4, 2015 - 12:00am
A farmers’ federation is pushing for the crafting of a Magna Carta for  small farmers to address the problems besetting the country’s young tillers.       &nb...
Typhoons decimate Phl ‘kastanyas’
by Rudy A. Fernandez - December 25, 2014 - 12:00am
The tree population of the Philippine variety of chestnut, locally known as “kastanyas,” has been decreasing over the years.
CARP achieves opposite of its goal – Nat’l Scientist
by Rudy A. Fernandez - December 3, 2014 - 12:00am
The Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), after a quarter of a century of existence, has accomplished the “opposite” of its goal, a National Scientist  said.
Like Pinoys, young SE Asians shun agriculture as a career
by Rudy A. Fernandez - November 9, 2014 - 12:00am
Like their Filipino counterparts, younger-generation Southeast Asians continue to shun agriculture as a career and a means of livelihood. In search of the proverbial “greener pasture”, they flock to the...
Foreign-funded climate project on track
by Rudy A. Fernandez - October 30, 2014 - 12:00am
A foreign-funded project on climate resilience covering three cities and six towns in areas with critical watersheds in Luzon and Mindanao continues to gain momentum.       &n...
Top agri scientists to attend int’l meet in Phl
by Rudy A. Fernandez - October 26, 2014 - 12:00am
Four of Southeast Asia’s top agricultural scientists will speak at an international conference to be held in the Philippines on Nov. 12-13.
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