LUCID, through Rowena Soriaga, participated in the UNCCD workshop on land degradation neutrality target-setting for the Philippines, held in Quezon City last 3-4 May 2017. UNCCD is the ‘custodian’ (monitoring arm) of SDG Target 15.3 – “By 2030, combat desertification,
ESSC participated in the validation of the 2015 Land Cover Update of the Philippines for Region 10 on 23 March 2017 held in the DENR Region 10 Conference Room in Puntod, Cagayan de Oro City. The activity was NAMRIA’s effort to present the
From 27 Feb – 16 March 2017, ESSC hosted the LUCID coordination and planning mission held at the ESSC offices in Ateneo Campus, Quezon City and in Malaybalay City with fieldwork to three corn-producing upland communities in Upper Pulangi Watershed,
Julie Transon, remote sensing researcher from the Université catholique de Louvain, conducted a research mission in the Philippines from 9 January to 6 February 2017 to contribute to the interdisciplinary project on Analysis of socio-economical impacts of agricultural land use
Université Catholique de Louvain’s Earth and Life Institute (UCL-ELI) organized a one-month training program (stage) for Oliver Narreto of Central Mindanao University (CMU) from 23 Oct to 23 Nov 2016 with support from the LUCID project. Under the supervision of Dr.
Three faculty members from LUCID partner universities have been selected to receive scholarships to study in Belgium with funding from the Académie de Recherche et d’Enseignement supérieur (ARES). Oliver Naretto is a faculty member of Central Mindanao University’s College of
Last July 2016, a partnership agreement between Central Mindanao University (CMU) and the Environmental Science for Social Change (ESSC) to implement the five-year project on SOCIAL JUSTICE IMPLICATIONS ON LAND USE CHANGE IN THE PHILIPPINES: Analysis of the Socio-Economic Drivers and Impacts on the Land
To contribute to the sustainable development of upland communities and foster social justice, the Environmental Science for Social Change (ESSC) and the University of Namur in Belgium are undertaking a five-year research and academic collaborative project starting July 2016 titled “Social justice