A two-day planning workshop on April 12-13, 2018 started UP Visayas’ move to strengthen its international linkages. Dr. Gil Jacinto, Assistant Vice-President for Academic Affairs and Director of the UP System Office of International linkages, was the resource person.
In a nutshell, the event highlighted the need for UPV to strengthen and increase its partnerships with foreign institutions. It adopted the UP System Mission, Vision, and Policy Statement for Internationalization.
Ms. Loda M. Nacional, faculty member of the Institute of Fish Processing Technology (IFPT), College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS), UP Visayas attended a three-week short course on Governance and Food Safety in the International Food Chains at the Wageningen Centre for Development in the Netherlands on March 12-30, 2018.
“We need to meet as a group...UP is a system and we need to work on the same page and towards the same direction. This does not mean that we should all think alike. We also need to celebrate our diversity.”
So says UP Vice-President for Public Affairs, Dr. Jose “Butch” Dalisay, Jr. in his brief welcome at the start of the two-day system-wide conference held at UP Los Baños on April 12-13, 2018.
Prof. Liah C. Catedrilla, faculty member of the Institute of Aquaculture, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS), UP Visayas (UPV) was invited as resource person of the Capiz Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office’s (CaPENRO) training-workshop held at Pandan, Antique on April 16-17, 2018.
Atty. Emilyn Arboleda-Depon, concurrent CaPENRO acting chief, invited Catedrilla to be the main speaker during the two-day "Training-Workshop on Technical Writing." CaPENRO organized the activity to provide its employees with technical knowledge and skills in proposal-making and report-writing as well as in effective technical documentation.
Fifteen (15) CaPENRO administrative and technical staff including Depon actively participated in the training-workshop. They are CaPENRO personnel who are directly involved in the agency’s environmental projects and programs.