UP Mindanao researchers successfully presented papers on 19 November 2020 in the session "Livelihood and Health in the Fisheries Sector and Organizational Resilience During the Pandemic," as part of the 1st National Conference on “Health, Environment, and Economic Development: The Road to Recovery and Resiliency (HEED The 3Rs)” held online on 19-20 November 2020.
Asst. Prof. Jon Marx Sarmiento presented “Fish Catch Monitoring in Ayungon and La Libertad, Negros Oriental: Implications to Small Fishers’ Livelihood,” co-authored with Adonis M. Traje, Glory Dee Romo, and Iaza Kaye Y. Villa.
Research Assistant Charisse Miguel discussed “Shifting Patterns of Fishing Gears, Monsoons and its Impact in the Overall CPUE: The Case of Davao Gulf, Southern Philippines,” which is co-authored by Leo Manuel B. Estaña, Francesca A. Acosta, Pedro A. Alviola IV, and J. P. Sarmiento.
Research Assistant Daena Francesca Acosta spoke on “Optimized Nutritional Intakes of Fisher’s Children: The Case of Mabini, Davao de Oro, Southern Philippines,” by P. A. Alviola IV, J. P. Sarmiento, Sherelyn A. Evangelio, Giovanna Faye R. Oguis, Cleto L. Nañola Jr., and L. B. Estaña, as co-authors.
Asst. Prof. Glory Dee Romo presented “Organizational Resilience during COVID-19 Pandemic: Insights from Philippine Enterprises,” co-authored with J. P. Sarmiento, A.M. Traje, Thaddeus R. Acuña, Imee Marie A. Acopiado, and Geraliza Wahing.
Asst. Prof. Roxanne Aguinaldo served as Session Chair, and Extension Associate Dashielle Sollano was the Rapporteur. Prof. Emma Ruth Bayogan was the Lead Person of UP Mindanao for the conference.
The plenary sessions featured economist Cielito Habito, Congresswoman Stella Quimbo, CHED Chairman Prospero de Vera, and Vice-President Maria Leonor Robredo. The conference was co-organized by the Economic and Environment Group Philippines, Resource and Environmental Economics Foundation of the Philippines Incorporated (REAP), and SEARCA. Some 500 persons attended the conference.
UP Mindanao's session on the theme, "Livelihood and Health in the Fisheries Sector and Organizational Resilience During the Pandemic," is on Thursday, 19 November 2020, at 3:10-4:10 PM.
Interested participants may register at: https://forms.gle/pLn1RYP2usjcxBAE9.