Satayoma Project Manager introduces IFSU Task Force and Partner Agencies

Dr. Marissa P. Bulong, ISMTP-Phase II Project Manager and IRT-GIAHS R & D Center Director, IFSU introduced the Ifugao State University (IFSU) Task Force to Implement the Ifugao Satoyama Meister Training Program (ISMTP)-Phase II “Strengthening the Twinning between Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System (GIAHS) designated sites, Ifugao Rice Terraces (IRT) and Noto’s Satoyama and Satoumi, for Sustainable Development” during the ISMTP project launch at the Review Center, IFSU Main Campus on June 28.

In May 2017, the Kanazawa University, Japan and IFSU and University of the Philippines—Open University entered into partnership through a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly implement the ISMTP-Phase II funded by International Cooperation Agency within the Japan Fiscal Year 2017-2019.

Listed below are the names of IFSU Task Force which will oversee the proper implementation of the Program from IFSU side:

Project Manager/Over-all Chairperson:

 Dr. Marissa P. Bulong, ISMTP-Phase II Project Manager and IRT-GIAHS R & D Center Director

Project Team Members

 Dr. Napoleon K. Taguiling, VP for RDET
 Dr. Teresita D. Allig, Director of Research & Development
 Dr. Eva Marie C. Dugyon, Director of Extension and Training
 Ms. Christine N. Dinagtuan, Director of Science Services and Development
 Ms. Eulalie D. Dulnuan, Instructor I

Capacity Building Workforce and their Fields of Specifications:

 Dr. Vicky C. Madangeng – Educational Management
 Mr. Nemie Rex S. Guerzon – Crop Science
 Mr. Anthony B. Cantes – Social Science
 Dr. Martina B. Labhat – Educational Management

Program Leader:
 Dr. Serafin L. Ngohayon, IFSU President

Implementing Partners:
 Dr. Melinda dP. Bandalaria, Chancellor, University of the Philippines—Open University

 Prof. Koji Nakamura, Visiting Professor, University of Kanazawa University and Executive Director, ISMTP- Phase II

 Mr, Masuhiro Izumiya, Chairman, Ifugao GIAHS Support Committee-Japan, Suzu City Mayor

 Atty. Pedro G. Mayam-o, Governor, Ifugao Provincial Local Government Unit

 Mayor Hilario Bumangabang, Local Government Unit (LGU) of Hungduan

 Mayor Joselito Guyguyon, LGU-Kiangan

 Mayor Jerry Dalipog, LGU-Banaue

 Mayor Ronnie Lumayna, LGU-Mayoyao

Funding Agency:
 Mr. Susumo Ito, Chief Representative, Japan International Cooperating Agency

Florida B. Robles

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