2015 Commodity Reviews held

img_9955_400The consortium in cooperation with its member agencies (CMAs) successfully conducted the 2015 Commodity Reviews held last August 17-27, 2015. The different commodities was hosted by seven member agencies of the consortium breakdown as follows:

  • Rice and Rice-based Farming System/Tobacco - hosted by PhilRice (August 17, 2015)
  • Fruit Crops - hosted by MMSU (August 18, 2015)
  • Forestry, Agroforestry, & Environment/Apiculture - hosted by UNP (August 19, 2015
  • Legumes, Medicinals, Ornamentals, Vanishing Plants, Vegetables, Bulb, & Root Crops - hosted by ISPSC (August 20, 2015)
  • Fisheries - hosted by PSU Binmaley (August 25, 2015)
  • Other Cereals, Livestock, & Forage - hosted by DA-RFO1 (August 26, 2015)
  • Sericulture - hosted by DMMMSU (August 27, 2015)
This year, a total of 126 research papers from the CMAs were reviewed and evaluated by the panel of evaluators from each commodity. Among these papers presented, only 34 papers were qualified for oral presentation and 29 were selected for poster presentation to be presented during the upcoming 27th Regional Symposium on R&D Highlights in November 2015 to be hosted by Pangasinan State University.
The panel of evaluators were tapped from PCAARRD, BFAR-RO1, NTA, PhilFIDA, DOST, MMSU, UNP, ISPSC, DMMMSU, PSU, & DA-RFO1.