The Indigenous Peoples Resource Center (IPRC) under the supervision of the Center for West Visayan Studies (CWVS) of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) conducted activities related to Barangay Management Information System (BMIS) on August 3 and August 13, 2018, at Tubungan Iloilo. Participants to the activities were the 10 barangays of the said municipality that are beneficiaries of the project, “Enhancement of the Indigenous Peoples Resource Center in UP Visayas.” These barangays have presence of indigenous peoples/indigenous cultural communities (IPs/ICCs). The training on Data Collection was conducted last August 3 and participated by survey enumerators composed of barangay officials, barangay health workers and barangay service point officers while the training on Data Encoding was conducted last August 13 and participated by data encoders composed of barangay secretaries and volunteer encoders.
Ang “Iskolar ng Bayan” ibig sabihin nyan ay pinag-aral ng bayan. I was recipient of this as well as you because you are now here in UP. As such, I strongly believe that it is our obligation to pay it forward in whatever form. This disposition of giving back is an act of self-offering. This is the very symbol of our Oblation.
The Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanology (IMFO), College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS), UP Visayas (UPV) conducted an information drive and training on sediment quality monitoring in fish farms in the provinces of Guimaras and Capiz.
Ms. Mary Grace Sedanza, faculty member of the Institute of Aquaculture (IA), College of Fisheries in Ocean Sciences (CFOS), UP Visayas will be participating in the EURASTiP Capacity Building Foresight Workshop on August 25, 2018, to be held in Aqua2018, Montpellier, France.
Sedanza is one of the CFOS's coordinator for external linkages.