Igniting the spirit of giving service to the community for 57 years, the University of the Philippines Ichthyophilic Society (UPIS), in line with its week-long anniversary celebration, held an Outreach Program at Durog Elementary School, Brgy. Durog, San Jose de Buenavista, Antique on August 23, 2022. A total of 26 beneficiaries were given school supplies, hygiene kits, and snacks.

The College of Management, UP Visayas, conducted a Research Webinar-Workshop Series virtually via Zoom last June 23, 2022. The two-part webinar series with the theme “Strengthening Competencies & Discovering Opportunities in Research” focused on literature review and was attended by members of the faculty and staff of the College. UPV Chancellor Dr. Clement C. Camposano […]

The Roxas City Aquaculture Association (RACA), Province of Capiz, lauded the livelihood support initiative of the Institute of Aquaculture, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS-IA), UP Visayas (UPV). 

Mr. Manuelito Batay, chairman of the fish farmer association said in an interview that the Advancing Barangay Aquaculture for the Nation and the Economy (ABANTE) project of CFOS-IA helped boost their income. Batay was interviewed by Ms. Ramie Lyn G. Bañares of the Office of Provincial Agriculture of Capiz during the latter’s on site fish monitoring last month.

The project “Safety Assessment of Food Establishments towards an Oysterrific Tourist Experience in Iloilo City” under the CHED funded program Tourism Studies on Island-Based Opportunities for Growth (TSIBOG), conducted a 2-day workshop on “Microbiological Analysis of Food” with the faculty members of the Department of Home Technology, College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Environmental Science (CAFES), […]

Dr.  Mary Jane Apines-Amar and Ms. Lily Anne Piñosa of the Institute of Aquaculture, UPV-CFOS, went for a 6-day official business trip to WPU for the project implementation and promotion of the green mussel spat production technology in Palawan. 

UPV and WPU signed a memorandum of agreement last May 25, 2022 to cooperatively work together on this project. Dr. Amar spearheads the project on behalf of UPV-CFOS. 

Dr. Philip Ian Padilla, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, along with Dr. Resurreccion B. Sadaba of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) and Prof. Jessica Dator-Bercilla of the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS) were the resource speakers and facilitators for the Biodiversity, Climate Change, and Sustainable Development Training at Boracay Tropics Hotel from 9-11 June 2022.

The Institute of Aquaculture, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS-IA) shared knowledge on basics of aquaculture to senior high school (SHS) teachers of Leganes National High School, Leganes, Iloilo on May 17, 2022.

CFOS-IA, through the Brackishwater Aquaculture Center (BAC), a research facility of the Institute based in Leganes, conducted an online lecture on the basic principles and practices in aquaculture, the cultivation of aquatic organisms such as fish, molluscs, crustaceans, and aquatic plants.

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