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UP MSI-BML Training and Extension Program won the 2017 Best Extension Program

posted May 2, 2017, 8:18 PM by Yvette Geroleo   [ updated Feb 16, 2020, 6:10 PM ]


The UP Marine Science Institute- Bolinao Marine Laboratory (UP MSI-BML) Training and Extension Program: Enhancing Knowledge and Capabilities in Biodiversity Conservation, Adaptive Management and Sustainable Development Marine Resources was recognized this year’s Best Extension Program (Degree Granting Unit Category) at the Parangal para sa Programang Pang-Ekstensiyon 2017, held on April 25 at the Malcolm Hall, College of Law, UP Diliman.

The UPMSI-BML training and extension program provides scientific information and high quality research and results-based trainings to support marine conservation and management programs in the country. The Program’s training courses and workshops focus on Culture and Resource Management Technologies, Science Education and Public Awareness. This training and extension program caters to students, resource managers, private sectors and local and foreign communities. Various types of publications were also produced to facilitate information dissemination and technology transfer among its beneficiaries. 

From left- Vice Chancellor Fidel R. Nemenzo (OVCRD),  Dr. Marie Antonette Juinio-Meñez (UP-MSI), Chancellor Michael L. Tan (UPD), Director Fernando P. Siringan (UP-MSI), Dean  Jose Maria P. Balmaceda (CS) and Director Lenore P.  dela Cruz (OEC) during the awarding ceremony 

Also from the College of Science, the UP Natural Sciences Research Institute (NSRI) Microbiological Research and Services (MRSL) Extension Program bagged the award for the non-degree granting unit category.

The Parangal Para sa Programang Pang-Ekstensyon aimed to recognize the significant contribution of extension programs in UPD and is awarded to extension programs that have exhibited exemplary contributions to the realization of the vision and mission of the unit and the university. 

For inquiries on the UP MSI-BML Training and Extension Program please contact:

Dr. Cecilia G. Conaco                                                                                                                 

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