Dr. Eufemio T. Rasco, Jr.


Sustainable Agriculture, Cross-cutting Climate Change Issues




Dr. Eufemio T. Rasco is an expert on sustainable agriculture who specializes in biofuel, plant breeding of various crops for low external input traits, and food system transformation.

He is a member of the Philippines’s roster of academicians and national scientists for science and technology.


Academician, National Academy for Science and Technology

“Food on the table must be universally understood as a product not only of farming but that of a system, a circular chain of human activity that has the greatest impact on human health and well-being, environment, and socio-economic condition. The system has many players, not the least important is the farmer.”