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UP Min conducts training on natural farming technology with Obu Manuvu community

Farmers of the Obu Manuvu indigenous people mix ingredients to make natural farm inputs in the training-workshop on natural farming technology held in the UP Mindanao Land Reservation in Marilog, Davao City. Photo by Rene Estremera, UP Mindanao.
Farmers of the Obu Manuvu indigenous people availed of a training-workshop on natural farming technology systems throughout October to November 3 in Sitio Ladi-an, Marilog District, Davao City.
The 40 farmers learned to make indigenous micro-organisms, fermented plant juice and fruit juice, fish amino acid, and natural insect attractants for use as inputs to farm production.
The ingredients that were used included rice, muscovado sugar, …

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Search for UP Mindanao chancellor ongoing

UP Alumni Association-Davao announced elections for eight directors and fellowship on Nov. 30 through its Directors (seated, left-right) Trisha Lopena, Luz Gomez, Sylvia Concepcion (ex-oficio director), Marie Glenn Sorila, Benny Corcolon, and (standing, L-R) Michael Gatela, Joel Laserna (President), Ana Gualberto (Chair.), Marlouzel Mabunga, Janis Esparcia, Charmaine Valentin, Francisco Ramos, Roberto Puentespina, John Tria, and Yas Ocampo. Photo by Rene Estremera, UP Mindanao.
The search for the next U.P. Mindanao Chancellor is ongoing.
The qualifications for nomination for Chancellor are: commitment to academic freedom and the values and ideals of the University; distinction in the nominee’s field of expertise with a generalist …

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Yolanda Heroes from UP Mindanao

The UP Mindanao Mission to UP Tacloban
UPVTC Dean Cular formally accepts the relief goods donated by UPMin constituents, Mindanao Times newspaper, and other donors, from UPMin Vice-Chancellor Antonio Obsioma. Present are (left-right) UPMin’s extension director Erwin Protacio, land management officer Joel Sagadal, extension officer Michael Gatela, and four UPVTC constituents
A delegation from UP Mindanao left on December 11, 2013 to deliver relief goods and cash donations to UP Tacloban. The UP Mindanao bus was used to carry the goods collected by the UP Mindanao constituents, the Mindanao Times newspaper, and those from other donors. The trip was organized by the …

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Donation of Davao Doctors College for UP Tacloban

The Davao Doctors College (DDC) and its organized constituents donated a total of P321,832.15 as assistance for UP Tacloban which they coursed through UP Mindanao. The donation was delivered on November 25, 2013 by a delegation led by DDC President Miguel Soledad. The cash was contributed by the DDC itself and its various sectors: DDC Faculty Union, DDC Alumni Association Inc., DDC Student Council, Clarion student publication, the Physical Therapy Dept., and a PE class.
Seen in the photo holding the contributions from their respective sectors are (front row, left-right) DDC Extension Dir. Angelica Torres, DDC Vice-Pres. Ma. Leah Villano, UP …

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UP Mindanao to UP Visayas-Tacloban students: you’re welcome to cross-enrol

Students from the University of the Philippines Visayas – Tacloban College (UPVTC) who wish to continue their studies in the second semester are welcome to cross-enrol in UP Mindanao in Mintal this city, as requirements for cross-enrolment have been waived to address the emergency situation.
Two campuses of the UP Visayas – the UPVTC in Tacloban City and the UP Medical School of Health Sciences in Palo, Leyte – were among the areas affected by super typhoon Yolanda on November 8, according to UP President Alfredo Pscual in Memorandum 13-36 , “Help for Victims of Typhoon Yolanda. (UPVTC campus post-Yolanda at …

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