The University of the Philippines Mindanao School of Management (UPMin SOM) held the “6th UP Mindanao Supply Chain Management Forum: Collaboration and Linkages” on February 7, 2011, Monday, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Room 204, Terraza Milesa Building, F.Iñigo St., Davao City. The Forum was one of the activities for the 16th UP Mindanao Anniversary celebration. The Forum's objectives were to provide a venue to present our research, extension, and policy research outputs to potential users and receive feedback from these users, stakeholders and fellow researchers.
The papers presented were from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)-funded research project titled “Enhanced profitability of smallholder vegetable producers in Southern Philippines and Australia (HORT/2007/066)”. Aside from UPMin, other collaborators include Curtin University of Technology (Western Australia) and UPSTREAM, Inc. (Davao City).
6th UP Mindanao Supply Chain Management Forum: Collaboration and Linkages February 7, 2011 8:30AM to 4PM School of Management, UP Mindanao, Davao City
AM: Research Results
Welcome Remarks: Professor Gilda C. Rivero, PhD, Chancellor, UP Mindanao
Overview of the Project: Professor Peter J. Batt, PhD; Project Leader-HORT 2007/066/04; Professor, Curtin University of Technology
Institutional Markets in the Philippines: Professor Sylvia B. Concepcion, PhD; Component Coordinator-HORT 2007/066/04; Dean, School of Management, UP Mindanao
Action Research, How to go about doing it: A/Prof. Roy B. Murray-Prior, PhD; Professor, Curtin University of Technology;
Cluster Chain Analysis, South Cotabato Cluster: Mr. Jerick T. Axalan, Research Assistant, UP Mindanao
Cluster Chain Analysis, Bukidnon Cluster: Mr. Rodel R. Real, Research Assistant, UP Mindanao
Cluster Chain Analysis, Davao City Cluster: Ms. Ruby Jane G. Lamban, Research Assistant, UP Mindanao
PM: Extension and Policy Studies Results
"Price Spread Analysis of Selected Fruits and Vegetable in the Southern Philippines": Ms. Roxanne T. Aguinaldo, University Research Associate, UP Mindanao
"Horizontal and Vertical Price Linkages of Selected Fruits and Vegetables in the Philippines": Mr. Jon Marx Sarmiento, Instructor, UP Mindanao
"Logistics Decision and Implications on Net Margins": Mr. Nikko Laorden, Instructor, UP Mindanao
"Linking Farmers to Market: South Cotabato farmers’ experience": Mr. Floro T. Israel, Agroenterprise Coordinator, UPSTREAM, Inc.
"Linking Farmers to Market: Bukidnon farmers’ experience": Mr. Dante I. Apara, Agroenterprise Coordinator, UPSTREAM, Inc.
"Linking Farmers to Market: Davao City farmers’ experience": Mr. Ricarte G. Bacus, Agroenterprise Coordinator, UPSTREAM, Inc.
"Measuring Impact: Does our work contribute to development?": Professor Maria Fay Rola-Rubzen, PhD; Professor, Curtin University of Technology
Distribution of Certificates of Participation
Closing Remarks: Dr. Larry N. Digal, Professor, UP Mindanao