The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), led by its director, Dr. Glenn B. Gregorio, partnered with the College of Development Communication (CDC) in conducting “Strategic Communication Planning Workshop: Enhancing Communication Skills for Higher Education Institutions in the Philippines (StratCom4HEIs)” participated in by 19 participants from 13 HEIs on 20-24 November 2023 at the SEARCA Headquarters.

Led by Dean Maria Stella C. Tirol, a team of CDC academic staff served as resource speakers tackling various aspects of the strategic communication planning process using the Communication for Rural Development Framework of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO-UN).

These academic staff included Dr. Benjamina Paula G. Flor, Dr. Elaine DC. Llarena, Dr. Rhodora Ramonette DV. Custodio, Asst. Prof. Rovil A. Espiritu, Dr. Mildred O. Moscoso, Asst. Prof. Aletheia C. Araneta, Mr. Elijah Jesse M. Pine, Ms. Renz Frances D. Abagat-Manrique, as well as Dr. Edmund G. Centeno, who is the program’s technical coordinator.

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