The 12th Supply Chain Management Forum from the School of Management was held on 9 February 2017. Asst. Prof. Luis Antonio Hualda spoke on "Prerequisites for integrating value chains and community development for smallholder producers in the southern Philippines". University Research Associate Roxanne Aguinaldo talked on "The Restructuring of Vegetable Value Chains and its Implications to smallholder Farmers in southern Philippines". Research Assistant Shemiah Gail Placencia delivered the "Market Assessment on Incentives and Disincentives for the Adoption of Sustainable Practices along the Tuna Value Chain in Region 12, Philippines". Asst. Prof. Nikko Laorden spoke on "Participatory Market Chain Approach (PMCA)" and Asst. Prof. Jon Marx Sarmiento gave the lecture on "Mixed Methods Approach in Supply Chain Management". View the photos here: https://www.facebook.com/UPMindanao/posts/1433497876722809
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In celebration of its 22nd Anniversary, UP Mindanao presented the Science for Society Symposium 2017 on February 22 on the theme "From Insights to Impacts: Transforming Mindanao Through Research". This featured lectures in the natural, applied, and human sciences.
According to Research Director, Dr. Emma Bayogan, the symposium emphasized the importance of communicating research and science to the public through forums and other media, and contribute to development.
Academician Dr. Evelyn Mae Tecson-Mendoza began by speaking on scientists' responsibilities to practice ethics, create public awareness, and lead regulatory initiatives for government in her keynote lecture, "Doing our Share".
The School of Management offered two lectures.
In agribusiness management, Prof. Luis Hualda described "How to Develop an Enabling Environment for Smallholder Vegetable Producers in Mindanao".
In natural resource economics, Dr. Aurelia Luz Gomez disclosed "How Much is the Mt. Apo Natural Park Worth?"
The talks were mixed with a "live interview" where the speakers engaged in conversation with the audience and interviewer Mr. Michael Bonghanoy. Among the audience members who participated were constituents of Brokenshire College, Holy Cross College of Davao, Davao Doctors College, and University of Mindanao.
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