With participating faculty members from the different campuses of Central Bicol State University of Agriculture (CBSUA), the 35th Research and Development Project Review and Information Dissemination (RDPRID) of Completed R&D Project/Studies was held on October 26-28, 2022 at Ciriaco N. Divinagracia Hall, CBSUA – Pili Campus.
Hosted by the university’s Research Services Division (RSD), the event on its first day was graced with the presence of Dr. Ramona Isabel S. Ramirez, Vice President for Research and Innovation who gave the welcome remarks, and was followed by a message from Dr. Alberto N. Naperi, SUC President IV. The participants and evaluators were introduced by Mr. Nasser A. Posada, RSD Program Monitoring and Evaluation Unit Head. He also presented the rationale and mechanics for the event’s competition divided into three categories – Research and Development (R&D), Social Research, and Poster.
The panel of evaluators in the R&D and Poster Category included Dr. Marissa N. Estrella, Bicol Consortium for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (BCAARRD) Director as the chairman, with Dr. Victoria C. Lapitan, Philippine Rice Research Institute – Bicol Branch Director and Ms. Corazon A. Orbon, Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office V – Research Division Chief as the members. On the other hand, Dr. Maria Socorro A. Abu, Environmental Management Bureau – Region V Director and Mrs. Elsa A. Parot, Agricultural Training Institute V Center Director/Training Center Superintendent II were the panel members of Social Research Category, with Dr. Jean Paulette Salisima-Go, Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Education Supervisor II for the Arts and Sciences Program as the chairman.
After the two-day presentation and evaluation of projects/studies and posters, the following researchers were declared as winners: Dr. Marife L Pesino (1st Best Paper, R&D Category and 1st Best Poster); Mr. Sandy Rey B. Bradecina and Mr. Caryl A. Dioneda (2nd Best Paper, R&D Category and 2nd Best Poster); Ms. Agnes Z. Faustino (3rd Best Paper, R&D Category); Dr. Jiye A. Margate (1st Best Paper, Social Research Category); Dr. Noel M. Celeste (2nd Best Paper, Social Research Category); Dr. Hanilyn A. Hidalgo, Dr. Amelia R. Nicolas, and Prof. Mia Bella R. Fresnido (3rd Best Paper, Social Research Category); and Dr. Emerson L. Bergonio (3rd Best Poster).