CBSUA Participates in the 5th Gear-up forum 2018 in Taiwan

Three faculty members of CBSUA invited to participate in the 5th GEAR-UP Forum 2018 last November 11-14, 2018 at the National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan with the theme “The GEAR UP Initiative for Regional Agricultural Collaborations in Southeast Asia and Beyond”. This years’ keynote speaker was Chi-Chung Chen, Deputy Chairman of Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, R.O.C. - New Southbound Policy. In this forum, there were three sub-themes such as “Smart agriculture”, “Smart rural development and environmental management”, “Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science” and “Biosensor”.
The four-day international forum was participated by Amelia R. Nicolas (Dean, CANR), Vivienne Mae C. Alvina (Acting Dean, CVM) and Mae S.A. Lustre (Chairperson, DAE). 
The forum was a result of United Nations (UN) initiative last 2014 Climate Summit in New York City. In the summit, the UN formulated “Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture” to address issues related to climate change.