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First International Conference on School plus Home Garden  
cum Biodiversity Enhancement Enterprise (SHGBEEI) 

“Restoring Biodiversity, Regenerating Agriculture, and Building Businesses” 
8-12 November 2022  


Building on the wealth of experience of the School-plus-Home Garden Project (S+HGP), a banner program of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), the School-plus-Home Garden cum Biodiversity Enhancement Enterprise (SHGBEE) centers on ‘BioAgversity,’ or the synergy of food and nutrition security, sustainable agriculture, and biodiversity.  
With this background, SEARCA in close collaboration with the Regalo ng Kilit Foundation is convening the First International Conference on School plus Home Garden cum Biodiversity Enhancement Enterprise (SHGBEE1) on 8-12 November 2022 in Coron, Palawan. The Conference aims to provide a platform for sharing of experiences and best practices related to school and home gardens and its contributions to biodiversity enhancement in the Southeast Asian region.  
Interested participants and presenters may register for the event through the online registration form. Kindly scan the QR code for more details about the Conference.
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