Call for Papers: 7th ADCEP National Conference

The Association of Development Communication Educators and Practitioners (ADCEP) will hold its 7th National Conference with the theme “Trajectories of Development Communication” on 30 November to 2 December 2017 at the West Visayas State University, Iloilo City, Philippines. In line with this, ADCEP invites everyone from the academe, research, extension, government, and non-government organizations, the business sector and civil societies to submit research papers on the following sub-themes: Food Security

Call for Paper and Poster Proposals: 3rd International Conference on Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (ICFAS 2017)

The University of the Philippines Visayas through the School of Technology will hold its 3rd International Conference on Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (ICFAS 2017) with the theme, “Ridge to Reef: Strengthening Systems for Sustainable Food Production“on 30-31 August 2017.  ICFAS 2017 seeks to share solutions to complicated food issues in aquatic agricultural systems by providing an avenue to discuss recent developments and practical solutions.  The conference aims to bring together

Improving food security and nutrition in the PHL

The Operation Timbang Plus (OTP), an annual weight-and-height-taking activity conducted by the National Nutrition Council (NNC) through its network of Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS) is an example of an existing information system that provides data on the status of food utilization in a community in the Philippines. Specifically, the program provides data on the status of food utilization in a community as well as the prevalence of malnutrition among vulnerable

Philippines publishes new climate change guidebook

The recently released Klima 101: A Climate Change Guidebook for Philippine Journalists aims to help journalists and editors, including journalism teachers and trainers, to navigate and understand scientific issues better. The book hopes to provide a clear idea of the nature of climate change, what types of data and information journalists need to write or produce a story particularly on the impact of climate change on agriculture and food security, how to

CDCEPP 5th National Conference

The Consortium of Development Communication Educators & Practitioners in the Philippines will hold its 5th National Conference from 3-5 December 2015 at Central Mindanao University. CDCEPP is a SEC-registered professional organization of Filipinos who are committed to “promote the ideals of development communication as a field of study and practice which contributes to community development and nation-building through meaningful and relevant communication” and “work together with shared dreams for the nation