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Philippines targets renewable energy sources

The acceleration of the exploration and development of renewable energy sources is the country’s top policy direction. This includes the achievement of self-reliance to reduce the country’s dependence on fossil fuel and to minimize the country’s exposure to price fluctuations. With these is the adoption of clean energy to mitigate climate change and promote socio economic development in the rural areas.

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Food vendors trained on food safety

Representatives from 12 concessionaires and food vendors in the university were invited to participate in a presentation of issues concerning cross-contamination, causes of food-borne illnesses, proper hygiene and proper attire - and its relation to food handling.

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43rd UPAA Regional Alumni Institute Focuses on Energy Security and Environment

Iloilo City – The University of the Philippines Alumni Association (UPAA) held its 43rd Regional Alumni Institute in Iloilo last May 17-18, 2019. It was a two-part event dubbed “Hanot kag Makig-angot” (hit and connect). Its focus was on the forum on renewable energy, and an open golf tournament sub-event.

San Joaquin youth volunteers trained on marine conservation

San Joaquin youth volunteers trained on marine conservation

Thirty youth members from the local government unit of San Joaquin, a second class municipality located 53 kilometres in the southernmost part of the province of Iloilo, benefited from the two-day training on marine conservation conducted by the UP Ichthyophilic Society (UPIS) on May 4-5, 2019.

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USAID expert discusses fisheries practices to boost local sources

Dr. Najih Lazar, senior fisheries management adviser of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Fish Right Program, talked about fisheries management practices at the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS), UP Visayas, Miagao, Iloilo on May 6, 2019.

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Over 180 benefit from UPIS 5th medical-dental cum circumcision mission

More than 180 Miagaoanons benefited from the University of the Philippines Ichthyophilic Society’s (UPIS) recent medical dental cum circumcision mission on April 27, 2019 at the covered court, UP Visayas Miagao campus.

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