The ERDB-Watershed and Water Resources Research, Development and Extension Center (WWRRDEC) participated in the 3rd International Conference on Education, Environment and Agriculture (ICEEA 2022) virtually on August 30-31,2022.
The conference hosted by Central Bicol State University of Agriculture tackled the latest cutting-edge researches designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in education, environment and agriculture.
Ms. Estrella E. Patrimonio, Senior Science Research Specialist presented a research paper entitled “Bio-Pesticides Against Crown Gall Disease of Agoho (Casuarina equisetifolia L.) while Forester Janice B. Otana, Science Research Specialist II presented the “Flora and Fauna Inhabiting the Pine Forests of Benguet, Philippines”.
Researches presented vary from exploratory works on environment and natural resources biodiversity, perceptions of communities, and local stakeholders on disaster risk management on sustainable production, utilization, and conservation, as well as the development that could be instilled in the values of our farmers, fisherfolks, households and industries.
The scope and extent of researches started from ridge to rift which means a very pervasive undertaking through techno crafts.
The two-day series of global discussions of diverse scientific researches were participated in by researchers from America and Asia including the Philippines, India and Malaysia. Plenary speakers were invited from Kansas State University USA (Assoc. Prof. Jonathan P. Aguilar, PhD, PE), Jadavpur University India (Prof. Sadhan Kumar Ghosh, PhD), Universiti Teknologi MARA Malaysia (Assoc. Prof. Siti Aekbal Salleh, SR, PhD) and University of the Philippines, Los Banos (Prof. Maria Ana T. Quimbo, PhD). Plenary speakers presented the following research topics: Precision Irrigation, Circular Economy in Sustainable Agri-waste Management for Environmental Protection, Empowering Citizen-based Geospatial Technology in Mitigating Climate Change Impacts, Shaping the Workplace and Learning in Higher Education.
A total of 145 research papers from local and international universities/institutions consisting of 44 for Education, 58 for Environment and 43 for Agriculture were presented during the second-day activity. Ma. Lea D. Lokenab and Janice B. Otana, WWRRDEC