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VPAA is a Recipient of SEARCA’s Regional Professorial Chair Grant for 2022-2023

April 22, 2022 - 06:00 pm

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Dr. Renato G. Reyes, Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA), is one of the four outstanding academicians in Southeast Asia to receive the Regional Professional Chair Grant 2022-2023 in the field of mycology chosen by the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA).
As part of the award, Dr. Reyes will present a public lecture focusing on the “Recent advances on the domestication and mykopharming of wild edible mushrooms in the Philippines for the biofunctional food industry.” The grant is indeed a testament to the outstanding contribution of Dr. Reyes in the field of Mycology.
In an announcement posted today, April 22 on the official Facebook page of SEARCA, the grant recognizes outstanding Southeast Asian experts in the academe whose achievements have made a great impact or contributions toward Accelerating Transformation Through Agricultural Innovation (ATTAIN).
Moreover, SEARCA, a non-profit organization established by the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) in 1966, has awarded 51 Grants to deserving individuals from 2012 to the present as part of its mandate to contribute to the agricultural and rural development in the region.