SPJRD Talks: Biodiversity

The SPJRD Talks wrapped up 2022 in its year-ending session with lectures on Biodiversity, via Zoom, on December 5, 2022.

Reviewers, editors, faculty members, non-teaching staff, and students convened in this online forum to take the opportunity to engage in open discussions and ask questions about the presented research works by the resource speakers.

Engr. Fredelino A. Galleto, Jr., an instructor from the University of Southern Mindanao, led the first lecture with his paper Community’s Involvement and Support for Tourism Development: The Case of Asik-Asik Waterfalls in North Cotabato, Philippines. At the present, he is exploring and working on another study for Asik-Asik Waterfalls.

Following the study on natural resources of Engr. Galleto was the research work titled Insect Diversity in an Organic Rice Farm in Brgy. Langkong, M’lang, North Cotabato, Philippines, by Dr. Marnie Grace I. Sonico. Dr. Sonico is a professor from the USeP College of Arts and Sciences.

It is noteworthy to recall that the articles discussed/shared in this session were published in the SPJRD Vol. 27, No. 1 in March 2022 issue and are available online for reviewing.

The participants who attended the finale session were from various colleges of the University. Other institutions, including the University of Mindanao and Davao del Sur State College, had also participated and managed to leave questions for the speakers to address during the open forum.

The resource persons respectively ended their lectures with recommendations for the writers to work hard on their papers and expressed that field experiences would lead to successful publications.