Faculty Sent to International Conferences: CHSS

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Date and Venue


Name of Faculty /REPS

Fund Source

South East Asia Development: Through Community People

October 31, 2007, Kongju National University, Chungnam, South Korea

Paper Presenter:The Discursive Dimension of Development Communication

Prof. Anne Marie Jennifer E. Eligio

Kongju National University

Seminar/Workshop on Gender and Sexuality in Popular Culture: Voices of Southeast Asia

September 4-5, 2007, University Kebangsaan, Malaysia


Paper Presenter:The Subversive Mr. Suave: Representations/Constructions of Masculinity in Pinoy Rock Music

Ms. Jean Claire A. Dy

Paul Pfeiffer Artist’s Assistance Foundation; Personal

Sydney Writers Festival

May 28-June 3, 2007 Sydney, Australia


Prof. Ricardo M. De Ungria

National Commission on Culture and the Arts

Organized: Self-Help Housing: Planning and Management

January 22-February 14, 2007 San Jose, Costa Rica


Prof. Rowena S. Delgado

Lund University of Sweden; Davao City Mayor’s Office; and UP Mindanao

SME-Entrepreneurship Global Conference

October 16-18, 2006, Monash University, Malaysia


Can Livelihoods Develop into SMEs: The Case of the Coconut Industry in Davao Oriental

Prof. Reine Kathryn dC Taya

University of the Philippines Mindanao Foundation, Inc.

2006 Summer Lecture Sessions

June 28-30, 2006, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea

Lecturer: Review of the Literature on Prostitution in the Philippines and Locating the Feminism/s that Frame these Materials

Prof. Anne Shangrila Y. Fuentes

Asian Center for Women’s Studies of Ewha Woman’s University

34th International Association for Housing Sciences World Congress

September 20-23, 2006, Naples, Italy


Paper Presenter: “Assessment of Housing for the Urban Poor in the Four Local Government Units in Southern Mindanao, Philippines

Prof. Isidoro R. Malaque III

Commission on Higher Education (CHED)

3rd Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health

November 16-21 2006 Malaysia


Poster Presenter: “Experience of Abuse of Prostituted Girl-Children in Selected Cities of Mindanao”

Poster Presenter: Bodies as Sites of Violence, Resistance, and Power: Negotiation Process of Girl-Child Prostitution in Selected Cities of the Philippines”

Prof. Anne Shangrila Y. Fuentes





Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health



Southern Asian Conference and Workshop on Disaster and News Safety

December 4-9, 2006 Bali, Indonesia


Prof. Jose Jowel F. Canuday

 International News Safety Institute; Center for Community Journalism; Special Unit for South-South Cooperation-United Nations Development Programme Regional Office; CORDAID; SIDA; Southeast Asian Press Alliance

12th International Sustainable Development Research Conference


April 6-8, 2006, University of Hongkong Centre for Urban Planning and Environmental Management; Hongkong Exhibition and Convention Center

Paper Presenter:Ecotourism Priorities Study: Proactive Approach to Nature Conservation in Barangay Catigan, Toril, Davao City, Philippines”

Prof. Rowena Santos-Delgado

Commission on Higher Education (CHED)

National Diet Library

November 27-December 17, 2005 Tokyo, Japan


Prof. Maureen Joy D. Saclot

Japan Foundation-National Diet Library

Role and Reference Grammar International Conference

June 2005, Taiwan


Paper Presenter:M- and S- Transitivity in Philippine Type Languages”


Prof. Maureen Joy D. Saclot with Dr. Ricardo Ma. Nolasco

Academia Sinica


Faculty Sent to International Conferences: SOM

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 Participation  Faculty /REPS  Fund Source

12th International Conference on Global Business and Economic Development

Singapore, 21-23 July 2011

Paper presentation, “Cluster and networks as enablers of  product and process innovation” Sylvia B. Concepcion  

7th Asian Society of Agricultural Economists (ASAE) Conference on the theme, "Meeting the Challenges Facing Asian Agriculture and Agricultural Economics toward a Sustainable Future”

13-15 October 2011 Hanoi, Vietnam

Paper presentations

Adela G. Ellson, Roxanne T. Aguinaldo, Nikko L. Laorden, Jon Marx P. Sarmiento

International Symposium on Improving the Performance of Chains in the Transitional Economies: Responding to the Demands of Integrated Value Chains




September 23-27, 2007,  Hanoi, Vitenam








Paper Presenter: “Small Producer Groups in the Restructuring Philippine Vegetable Industry”


Dr. Sylvia B. Concepcion and Dr. Larry Digal


Regoverning Markets Programme

Paper Presenter:  “Cluster Farming as a Vegetable Marketing Strategy: the Case of Smallholder Farmers in Southern and Northern Mindanao, The Philippines”

Ms. Marilou O. Montiflor

Curtin University of Technology

Paper Presenter: “Restructuring Agri-food Systems in Southeast Asia and its Implications for Small Scale Producers”

Dr. Larry N. Digal with Dr. Nerlita Manalili1

Regoverning Markets Programme


2007 Summer Symposium on China’s Agriculture Trade: Issues and Prospects.

July 8-9, 2007 Grand Hyatt, Oriental Plaza, Beijing, China

Paper Presenter:  The Philippine Vegetable Industry: Trends, Issues and Policy Implications

Dr. Larry N. Digal

International Agriculture Trade Research Consortium (IATRC) and China Center for Economic Research

International Symposium on Fresh Produce Supply Chain Management (FAO-AFMA)

December 6-10, 2006 Chiang Mai, Thailand

Paper PresenterAlternative Vegetable Supply Chains in the Philippines”

The Case of NORMIN Veggies, Northern Mindanao, Philippines”

Dr. Sylvia B. Concepcion and Dr. Larry N. Digal

Regoverning Markets Programme

12th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management

June 3-8, 2006

Vancouver, CanadaPaper Presenter: “National Government Policy Vs. Local Realities: Impact on Fishery Stock Management in the Philippines”

Paper Presenter: “Government Policies for Biodiversity Management in a Philippine Mountain Protected Area”

Prof. Aurelia Luzviminda Gomezwith Alita T. Roxas, Lentine E. Visser and Isabelita M. Pabuayon

Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and UP Mindanao Foundation, Inc. (UPMFI) 

11th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management

June 16-19, 2005



Paper Presenter: “Government Policy and Local Participation: Managing Mt. Malindang Natural Park, Philippines

Prof. Aurelia Luzviminda Gomez

Biodiversity Research Program c/o SEARCA, UP Mindanao Foundation, Inc. (UPMFI)

FAO Workshop on Quality and Safety in Traditional Asian Horticultural Marketing Chains

November 7-10, 2005 Bangkok, Thailand



Dr. Sylvia B. Concepcion

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Symposium on Strengthening Regional Development (05-RP-GE-SYP-40-B)

October 23-27, 2005

Mizayaki Prefecture, Japan


Prof. Miguel D. Soledad

Asian Productivity Organization (APO)

International Symposium on Improving the Performance of Supply Chains in Transitional Economies

July 19-23, 2005 Chiang Mai, Thailand

Paper Presenter: “Difference in quality perceptions among actors in the Mindanao vegetable supply chain”

Dr. Sylvia B. Concepcion and Dr. Larry N. Digal

USAID International Seminar Support Scheme



Other Internationalization Efforts

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Number of books donated by international agencies to the Library (2005-2007).


DONATIONS (in volumes)

Asia Foundation


Asian Development Bank


Japan Foundation


UPAA-Central California


UPAA-San Diego




Thomas Jefferson Information Center


World Bank





A pool of referees from foreign universities have been gathered for the Banwa, UP Mindanao’s refereed journal :

Banwa Volume 5 – 1&2 (2008) Sago Research



Period Covered

Country of Origin

Dr. Hairul Azman Roslan

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak

February 8, 2007


Dr. Kopli Bujang

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak

April 5, 2007


Dr. Anders S. Barfod

University of Aarhus, Denmark

May 4, 2007


Dr. Hiroshi Ehara

Mei University, Japan)

June 11, 2007



Banwa Volume 6 – 1 (2009) Social Science



Period Covered

Country of Origin

Dr. Roy B. Murray-Prior

Curtin University of Technology

May 22, 2007


Mr. Peter Batt of the Curtin University of Technology is a member of the Editorial Board of Banwa (2007-2008)

Prof. Ricardo M. de Ungria (Dept. of Humanities),  Best Poem Reader,  European Union  "Dia del Libro"  Celebration, Instituto Cervantes-Manila.

Dr. Sylvia B. Concepcion and Dr. Larry N. Digal were cited in the World Development Report 2008 of the World Bank for their case study on the Northern Mindanao Vegetable Producers Association, Inc. (NORMIN Veggies) which was made under the Regoverning Markets Programme.

The chapter on the Philippines in the book, Regoverning Markets: A Place for Small-Scale Producers in Modern Agrifood Chains? Edited by Bill Vorley, Andrew Fearne, and Derek Ray. Gower Publishing Ltd, Gower House, England. ISBN-13:978-0-566-08730-1 was written by Dr. Sylvia B. Concepcion and Dr. Larry N. Digal with Ms. Joan Uy of NORMIN Veggies.

Dr. Eufemio T. Rasco, Jr., – (2007) Book publication: ‘The Unfolding of the Gene Revolution’ is sponsored by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA), Cornell University, Ithaca, New York through ISAAA SEAsiaCenter, Philippines

The CHSS is holding exploratory talks with University of Newcastle, Australia for a twinning program to offer a Master of Social Change Development

Negotiations have started for a collaborative research on measuring community capacity and health outcomes involving researchers from Johns Hopkins University


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