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Disaster Risk Reduction of Climate Change Impacts on Agricultural Farms in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)

The program with six (6) project components capacitated farmers, barangay and municipal officials on disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation and mitigation through Science and Technology interventions at the farm level and communities in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR). S&T interventions introduced through the initiatives of the projects include structural windbreak, Reinforced Terrace Farms, …

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Gene marker technology

To increase sow productivity, the application of gene marker technology was developed by the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) and Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) in partnership with the Accredited Swine Breeders Association of the Philippines (ASBAP). Sixteen (16) gene marker protocols associated to high litter size, fast growth rate and meat qualities as well as …

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Coconut-Based Intercropping with Banana and Corn as Livelihood Options for Communities in Brgy Camansihay, Tacloban, Leyte: An S&T Community-Based Farm (STCBF) Approach

The proposed project will try to demonstrate the effectiveness and benefits of the technologies on improving farm productivity through organic farming in Yolanda-affected communities, particularly in one barangay of Tacloban City, Barangay Camansihay, the communities of which were severely affected by the calamity. The opportunity for the success of the project is that the biggest …

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Biological Control of Invasive Pests of Coconut Using Predatory Black Earwig, Chelisoches morio (Fabr.) (Chelisochidae, Dermaptera) in S&T Community-Based Farm in Nagcarlan, Laguna

This project intends to showcase the effectiveness of Chelisoches morio (Fabr.) as a biological control agent of invasive pests of coconut in increasing the productivity and income of coconut farmers in Nagcarlan, Laguna through the STCBF project. It is composed of two studies – Study 1 is the research component of the project which will …

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Drought and Crop Assessment and Forecasting (DCAF)

Site-specific planting dates for rice and corn.  SARAI generated improved planting calendar based on different approaches (cumulative rainfall, yield probability, and rainfall probability coupled with crop yield simulation approaches; and farmers’ practice), validated in Batac, Ilocos Norte; Los Baños , Laguna; Ligao City, Albay; and Butuan City, Agusan del Norte.  The planting dates can be …

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SARAI Mobile Applications

SARAI has developed the following mobile applications for easier access to information and technologies: BANATECH – a mobile app used to determine the harvest date of ‘Lakatan’ & ‘Saba’ bananas Smarter Pest Identification Technology (SPidTech) – an Android application which can be used to identify pests through face recognition protocols CAPHE (Coffee Application Harvest Estimator) …

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GIS-Based Inventory and Sustainability Assessment for Rubber and Cacao in Major Production Areas of the Philippines

Identification of potential expansion areas for rubber is essential to increase local production and improve their quality while taking advantage of the market demand. A database on existing plantations of nine provinces in the Philippines identified as major production areas of rubber and cacao was developed. Using geographic information (GIS), remote sensing (RS) and other …

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Nationwide Clonal Adaptation Trial and Innovation of Propagation Techniques of Newly Introduced High-Yielding and Promising Rubber Clones

The program aimed to evaluate the adaptation and performance of recommended and other promising rubber clones in the Philippines in six different locations: (1) University of Southern Mindanao; (2) Central Mindanao University; (3) Western Palawan University; (4) Southern Luzon State University; (5) Isabela State University; and (6) Department of Agriculture Zamboanga Peninsula Agricultural Research Center. …

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