The Ifugao Satoyama Meister Training Program (ISMTP)—Phase II “Strengthening the Twinning between GIAHS Designated Sites, Ifugao Rice Terraces and Noto’s Satoyama and Satoumi for Sustainable Development” is ready for the next batch of trainees.

The ISMTP is in partnership with the Kanazawa University of Japan, Japan International Cooperation Agency, University of the Philippines- Open University, the Provincial and Municipal Local Government Units from the identified heritage areas in Ifugao namely: Banaue, Hungduan, Kiangan and Mayoyao.

“The ISTMP is a capacity building project to help build the capacity of Ifugaos in the conservation of Ifugao Rice Terraces (IRT).

The program aimed to train and empower locals by providing them essential knowledge and expertise in managing and addressing factors affecting the Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) sites in the Philippines specifically Ifugao Rice Terraces (IRT).”

The Enrollment Ceremony and Learner’s Guidance was done at the University Library Audio Visual Room, Lamut Campus on April 26-27, 2018.

There were 22 lucky individuals out of 63 applicants from the identified heritage areas in Ifugao who were given the chance to be part of the ISMTP. They will undergo a year of training on sustainable development.

Below is the list of names of the ISMTP- Phase II Batch 2 Trainees:


Johnson Ambojnon

Louiellen Hazel Batton

Silverio N. Doplah

Arky Ralph Dulnuan

Jess Eliezer T. Gannaban

Mary Jane G. Locaben



Judy C. Baggo

Genida L. Calingayan

Raquel C. Cummiting

Daniel A. Dulnuan

Haydee A. Hermosora

John Daniel P. Ibat



Tita Banhan

Jenifer G. Likiyan

Ansa E. Ngennay

Joy Salvio



Stephanie S. Ayahao

Flordeliza T. Cortez

Florencio D. Dulawan

Tomasa A. Melicor

Myco P. Pataueg

Joyce P. Pumihic #

Florida B. Robles

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