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Sustainable management of natural resources and environment is one of the greatest challenges humanity is facing in the 21st century and beyond. The 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) reaffirm the need to achieve sustainable development by promoting economic development, social inclusion, environmental sustainability, and good governance, including peace and security. Natural Resources Management (NRM) is at the core of achieving SDGs. In this international conference, knowledge and experiences on mainstreaming Integrated Natural Resources and Environmental Management (INREM) in sustainable development will be shared among academics, researchers, and practitioners in environment and natural resources management.

Objectives of the Conference:

The international conference aims to:

  1. Facilitate sharing of ideas and experiences on INREM among stakeholders in the Asia-Pacific region;
  2. Synthesize knowledge on INREM of lake and river basins, landscapes and seascapes, small islands, and rural-urban areas; and
  3. Establish a network among INREM stakeholders in the Asia-Pacific region.

Themes:

  • Lake and river basin
  • Landscapes and seascapes
  • Small islands
  • Rural-urban linkages

Focus of Paper and Poster Presentations:

  • Policy and Governance
  • Socio-economic Analysis
  • Biophysical Assessment
  • Pollution and Environmental Degradation
  • Waste Management
  • Human Settlements
  • Indigenous Knowledge System

Expected Outputs from the Conference

The following are the expected outputs of the conference:

  1. Synthesis of knowledge and practice of INREM in Southeast Asia (SEA) to be published in a special issue of the Ecosystems and Development Journal, a publication of the College of Forestry, University of the Philippines Los Banos, Laguna
  2. INREM declaration that will address current and future issues and problems on natural resources and environmental degradation in the SEA region
  3. Regular platform for dialogue and knowledge sharing among INREM stakeholders in SEA to advance the discipline and practice of INREM

Important dates to remember:

  • 31 August 2016 – Deadline of online submission of abstracts for paper and poster presentations
  • 30 September 2016 – Release of notice of acceptance
  • 15 December 2016 – Deadline of submission of full paper for accepted abstracts
  • 21-23 February 2017 – 1st International Conference on Integrated Natural Resources and Environmental Management

For inquiries, you may contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

See you at the conference!

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension (OVCRE) invites everyone to attend and participate in an IdSC forum this 22 October 2015, Thursday, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Main Conference Room, OVCRE Annex Building.

Dr. Shielachu Paje-Gomez will speak about the creation and administration of the Center for Renewable Chemical Fuels at the University of Florida.

The presentations during the First National Food and Nutrition Security Conference can be downloaded from the Scribd account of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension. Click here to proceed.

T
he presentations available are the following: 

1. Sharing the harvest: partnerships for food security by V. Bruce J. Tolentino, Deputy Director-General of IRRI.

2. From Farm to Table to Farm: Issues in Food and Nutrition Security by Dr. Paul Teng, Senior Fellow (Food Security), S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Centre for non-Traditional Security Studies; Principal Officer, National Institute of Education; and Senior Fellow, SEARCA.

3. Governance of Delivery Systems on Food and Nutrition Security by Ms. Amparo C. Ampil of the Food Agriculture and Fisheries Division, Policy Research Service, Department of Agriculture.

4. Issues on Consumer Protection by Atty. Anselmo B. Adriano, Director of the Consumer Protection and Advocacy Bureau of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).

5. Methodologies for Assessing Food and Nutrition Security was presented by Ms. Hygeia Ceres Catalina B. Gawe, Chief of Nutrition Surveillance of the National Nutrition Council.

The University of the Philippines Los Baños-Interdisciplinary Studies Center on Food Security (UPLB ISCFS) is re-announcing the Call for Papers for the First National Food and Nutrition Security Conference on 12-13 October 2015 at the Crimson Hotel, Alabang, Muntinlupa City. 

Interested oral presenters are requested to submit papers following the conference theme "The Philippine Food and Nutrition Security Agenda: Setting Strategic Directions and Actions" in the following topics:

Thematic areas for paper presentation:

  • Production issues on Food Security
  • Marketing and Post-Harvest
  • Governance of Delivery Systems on Food and Nutrition Security and Food Safety

Authors are requested to submit their abstracts to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Please take note that the deadline for submission of papers is on 28 August 2015.

More details can be viewed here.

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