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

Prof. Vladimir R. Foronda

Associate Professor and Director,
Information and Communications Technology
Central Bicol State University of Agriculture

Vladimir Foronda is Associate Professor and ICT Director at the Central Bicol State University of Agriculture. He is co-investigator of the FAO funded project on “Climate Risk Management and Disaster Preparedness in the Philippines for Agriculture and Fisheries” and an up-scaling project funded by FAO-DIPECHO for “Enhancing Capacities for Disaster Risk Reduction in Agriculture in Cambodia and the Philippines,” where he was in-charge of developing the software for post disaster damage and needs assessment (PDNA) for agriculture. He has already developed the PDNA protocol for rice, corn, abaca, and coconut and has trained LGUs in Bicol and Caraga, Philippines and Cambodia on the use of the PDNA tools.



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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.

Contact Us

For further information and inquiries, please contact:

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

Tel: +63 49 536-2287 loc 131