Stakeholders join IFSU budget planning

BUB-in-web  By: Jill B. Saquing

            File photo shows the stakeholders  of IFSU attend the Participatory Budgeting Process for the preparation of the FY 2017 Budget   in March 23, 2016.

       Student leaders from the different IFSU campuses actively proposed for their needs such as classrooms with ample ventilation and lighting, Comfort rooms with continuous water supply and  additional facilities for the existing science laboratories.

          The Presidents of the Alumni Association and Faculty Association of the different campuses were also present during the event presided by Director for Finance Dr. Juliet C. Daniels.

DOST is back home in IFSU

By: Jill B. Saquiing

dost-2    IFSU Officials led by University President Dr. Serafin L. Ngohayon (2nd from left fronting the building) and guest Department of Science and Technology  (DOST)-CAR Director Victor B. Mariano  (1st from left fronting the building) join Rev. Laurence Nanglegan Sr. in the blessing and dedication rites of the DOST building in April 1,2016 at IFSU, Lamut, Ifugao.

      The building which seats adjacent to the IFSU Commercial Center will serve as a provincial office and a research facility with IFSU as its partner. Continue reading

Ifugao Satoyama Meister Training Program holds 2nd graduation ceremony

By: Jeremy M. Gawongna

Ifugao Satoyama Graduation 2016 1bTwenty-one stakeholders of Ifugao’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites identified as Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) completed their training under the Ifugao Satoyama Meister Training Program (ISMTP) on its second year of implementation that culminated with a graduation ceremony on March 15, 2016 at Ilob Village Inn, Bocos, Banaue, Ifugao.

Purpose of the program is to empower the stakeholders by providing them the expertise as entrepreneurs, a strategy to address outward migration which is one of the factors contributory to the abandonment of the heritage sites. This is a collective effort to promote sustainable development in GIAHS sites.

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Ifugao legislators settle IFSU complaints against IFELCO

By: Jeremy M. Gawongna

Ifugao legislators for the  webThe Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) of Ifugao settled the issues raised by the Ifugao State University (IFSU) against the Ifugao Electric Cooperative (IFELCO) regarding the unilateral disconnection of electricity in its newly opened campus at Lupao, Jacmal, Aguinaldo, Ifugao in a public hearing held in front of the Municipal Hall of Aguinaldo, Ifugao on March 14, 2016.

Ifugao Vice Governor Pedro G. Mayam-o presided the public hearing that was attended by majority of the board members, local officials, communities, ANHS officials, IFELCO representatives, IFSU officials, employees, and student leaders from various IFSU campuses.

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Pres remains confident in the IFSU ROTC Unit

By: Jeremy M. Gawongna

ROTC for the webUniversity President Dr. Serafin L. Ngohayon assured his trust and confidence in the IFSU ROTC Unit despite failure to clinch its successive win in the Regional Annual Administrative Tactical Inspection (RAATI) during the graduation ceremony of advance and basic ROTC cadets on March 12, 2016.

A historic back-to-back win in the inter-regional tactical showdown was courtesy of the unit in 2014 and 2015, giving IFSU the reputation as a four-time champion: first, in 2008 and second, in 2011.

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Indonesian academic institutions ink MOA with IFSU

By: Jeremy M. Gawongna

Indonesian universities 1f (for web)Heads of academic institutions in Indonesia and IFSU President Dr. Serafin L. Ngohayon signed on March 11, 2016 at IFSU’s Center for Foreign and Japan Studies the Memorandum of Agreement establishing and strengthening academic partnership and undertakings.

Said heads were: Ir. Moh. Mardiyana, MM, President, Indonesia School of Management; Dr. Suyanto, SE, MM, M.Ak, CA, Prsident, IPWIJA Business School; Dra. Koes Indrati Prasetyorini.MM, President, Pelita Bangsa School of Economics and Technology; and Ir. Besar Agung Martono, MM, DBA, President Director, QIA Solution Co. Ltd Secretary, IPWIJA Foundation.

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Update: Ifugao Satoyama Program

Febe Bummael_hungduanBy: Jill B. Saquing

Ifugao Satoyama Meister Training Program (ISMTP): Trainee Febe Bummael of Hungduan discusses her Research output before Professor Koji Nakamura,ISMTP Project Leader and to the other ISMTP co-trainees.

The Research Presentations of the trainees formed part of the RP-Japan International Forum at the Luis Hora Gymnasium, IFSU Main,Nayon, Lamut, Ifugao in January 21, 2016.

Bummael  belongs to the second batch of ISMTP  trainees.

The ISMTP is a JICA funded special project designed after the Noto Satoyama Satoumi Meister training Project.

The Project aims to empower locals in the Globally Important Heritage Systems (GIAHS) Designated Site “Ifugao Rice Terraces” in the Philippines spearheaded by the Kanazawa University.

IFSU as one of the implementing agencies along with University of the Philippines and the Ifugao Provincial Government will strive thru the project to improve the quality of life of the  Ifugao locals through a harmonize heritage conservation, environmental preservation and economic activities.

The program also facilitates visit to Japan by the trainees to gain further insights on the objectives of the program.