The UP Visayas College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences has been conducting capacity-building trainings, seminar-workshops, lectures, and other fisheries-related public service activities for the benefit of the municipality and its surrounding communities. Mr. Regalado presented research on commercial fishing activities and marine sanctuaries to stakeholders in Miagao.
Soledad S. Garibay, a University Researcher at the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS) of the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) and currently the CEO and founder of Algacon Aquafeeds Manufacturing (AAM), developed the first-ever microalgae paste in the country branded as ‘Juan Algae Paste’. The said product is a cost-effective feed for shrimp and milkfish, tilapia, and crustaceans’ hatcheries.
University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) in Miagao, Iloilo donated a total of 200,000 mussel spats to fisherfolk living around Ajuy in Iloilo. Fisherfolk from Barangay Silagon in Ajuy received the mussel spats in three batches – from January to April 2019.
The University of the Philippines Diliman – College of Social Science and Philosophy (UPD-CSSP) partnered with the University of the Philippines Visayas – College of Arts and Sciences (UPV-CAS) and organized the 2019 CSSP Extramural Training Seminar for Social Science Teachers (CSSPEx 2019)., held last June 14-16, 2019 in Iloilo City.
POWER UP, a project of the UP Visayas Division of Professional Education, is a reflective-reflexive public service program for coastal communities in the region that aims to improve education systems through teacher-trainings with emphasis on culture of coastal communities.
Faculty members, students, alumni and former faculty members of the Division of Professional Education of UP Visayas distributed bags and school supplies and bags to 50 elementary pupils from Estancia, Iloilo and Cawayan Elementary School, Carles, Iloilo on May 30, 2019.
The MLGP, which was initiated by the Department of Health Center for Health Development (DOH-CHD) Western Visayas together with the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) and Zuellig Family Foundation, trains municipalities on responding to different health challenges in the municipal levels.
The UPV Center for West Visayan Studies (CWVS), through its Disaster Risk Reduction Training, Education and Advocacy for Children’s Protection and Resilience (TEACH DRR) Project, is one of the five public service initiatives recognized during the 3rd Gawad Pangulo for Excellence in Public Service.
Tinanggap ni Prof. Jose Julie E. Ramirez ang parangal para sa Sentro ng Wikang Filipino (SWF) Unibersidad ng Pilipinas Visayas (UPV) bilang awardee sa 3rd Gawad Pangulo: Excellence in Public Service na ginanap noong 28 Pebrero 2019 sa UP Diliman, Lungsod Quezon dahil sa dalawang programa, Dayaw at Hanasan, na nilikha ni Prof. Ramirez.
To better reach out to the community, the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS) recently launched a network to make people aware of its various public service and research activities through a social media platform. The launching took place at the Audio Visual Hall, CFOS, UP Visayas Miagao campus on February 21, 2019.