2nd International Conference on Agricultural and Rural Development in Southeast Asia

Strengthening Resilience, Equity and Integration in ASEAN Food and Agriculture Systems
12-13 November 2014 • Makati Shangri-La, Manila, Philippines

Dr. Agustin R. Mercado, Jr.

mercadoWorld Agroforestry Centre
Claveria, Misamis Oriental,


Agustin R. Mercado, Jr., has extensive experience on conservation farming, agroforestry, and forestry research and development projects with the World Agroforestry Centre working directly with rural communities, and has extensively published related to upland issues. He has been involved in numerous upland projects supported by international research and development organizations in collaboration with both government and non-government organizations and people’s organizations in the Philippines. He is the concurrent Research Manager for ICRAF Mindanao, Philippines. Dr. Mercado completed his PhD in Agricultural Sciences (specialized in agroforestry, nutrient cycling, use of stable isotopes (15N & 13C) at the University of Hohenheim.


Session 3B: Conservation Agriculture with Trees for Sustainable Crop Production Intensification in the Philippine Uplands



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About the Organizer


SEARCA is one of the 21 regional centers of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO). Founded on 27 November 1966, SEARCA is mandated to strengthen institutional capacities in agricultural and rural development in Southeast Asia through graduate education, short-term training, research and development, and knowledge management.

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Acting Program Head
Research and Development
Department, SEARCA
Los Baños, Laguna 4031 Philippines

Tel: +63 49 536-2287 loc 131