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UPLBGC culminates 10th anniversary with new director and logo

The University of the Philippines Los Baños Gender Center (UPLBGC) culminated their 10th anniversary celebration with the launching of their new logo and official turnover of the center’s directorship from Dr. Bella C. Cruzana to Atty. Eric Paul D. Peralta on 31 July 2018 at the Obdulia F. Sison Hall, UPLB.

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UPLB IBRSC host forum to prepare for E20 in 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The University of the Philippines Los Baños Interdisciplinary Biofuels Research Studies Center (UPLB IBRSC), together with the US Grains Council, hosted the Bioethanol Forum for the Roadmap of E20 Implementation in the Philippines at Makati Shangri-La, Manila on 29 June 2018.

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UPLB responds to rice grain bug infestation in Negros Occidental

UPLB visited Negros Occidental last 17-18 February 2018 to help address the rice grain bug (Paraeucosmetus pallicornis) infestation in the province. Led by the National Crop Protection Center - Quick Response Team (NCPC-QRT) and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension (OVCRE), the UPLB team assessed the extent of the infestation in the towns of Himamaylan, Sipalay and Hinoba-an.

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UPLB in Marawi

UPLB set out to war-stricken Marawi 8-10 November as part of the university's effort to assist in the national rehabilitation efforts for Marawi City.

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UPLB-MNH spearheads CLADES

Spearheaded by the University of the Philippines Los Baños Museum of Natural History and in partnership with the Office of the Chancellor and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension, Day 1 of the first ever CLADES: The Philippine Natural History Museums and Collections Summit was held yesterday, 27 September 2017 at the SEAMO-SEARCA, College, Laguna.

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UPLB holds groundbreaking for Technology Hub and One-Stop Shop

As part of its objectives to create an enabling environment for creativity and innovation, the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) will finally have its very own Technology Hub and One-Stop Shop. This is a project funded by the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Agricultural Research (DA-BAR), spearheaded by the UPLB Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension (OVCRE), and implemented by UPLB Foundation, Inc (UPLB FI).

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UPLB prepares roadmap for national water security

The Philippines has been struggling with serious water issues and little, by way of a nationally concerted effort, is being done to aggressively address the problems.

Thus is the rationale for the UPLB project “Towards A Comprehensive National Plan For Water Security (Roadmap Preparations).” Funded by the National Water Resources Board (NWRB), the project aimed to formulate a National Water Security Roadmap in the context of climate change and globalization.

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UPLB conducts seminars on LSI to neighboring communities

The University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) through the initiative of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension (OVCRE), and in cooperation with the National Crop Protection Center (NCPC) conducted seminars about the Lanzones Scale Insect or LSI in Calauan and Alaminos, Laguna on 30 March and 11 April 2017 respectively. LSI feed on the leaves of the fruit trees causing them to fall off. This poses a threat to lanzones farmers as the yield of lanzones will significantly decrease.

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UP REPSS holds 4th Annual Scientific Conference and 8th General Assembly Meeting in Lucban, Quezon

The UP Society of Research, Extension and Professional Staff (UP REPSS) conducted the 4th Annual Scientific Conference and 8th General Assembly Meeting on March 15-17 at the Batis Aramin, Lucban, Quezon, with the theme “REPS Responding to the Challenges of Sustainable Development Goals.” The three-day event consisted of paper and poster presentations, plenary sessions, business meetings, and team building and outdoor activities. The participants gathered to listen to 21 poster presentations; 2 special plenary sessions; and 18 oral paper presentations, 6 of which are competing papers.

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UPLB and DA celebrate 30 years of partnership

UPLB officials, headed by Chancellor Fernando C. Sanchez, Jr., welcomed representatives from the Department of the Agriculture and several LGUs to the UPLB Institute of Plant Breeding on 7 March 2017 for the UPLB-DA Partnership Visit in commemoration of 30 years of continued cooperation between UPLB and DA.

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UPLB holds FOI Forum

Spearheaded by its Extension Section, OVCRE held “UPLB and the FOI: Freedom of Information in the Academe” on 12 January 2017 at the IPB Seminar Room.

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