PhP10 M research fund offered to Ronpaku Fellows

Dr. Graciano Yumul Jr, DOST Undersecretary for R&D, announced a PhP10 million research fund for a two-year multi-disciplinary  project which will address the negative effects of climate change in the Philippines.

Dr. Yumul offered the fund to the DOST-JSPS Philippine Society of Ronpaku Fellows (PRF) during its meeting at the University of Santo Tomas last February 13.

Dr. MRR Eguia, who  represented AQD-based PRF fellows in the meeting, encouraged AQD-based PRF to provide inputs to the umbrella proposal for presentation in a Focus Group Discussion which will be held on March 7, 2009 at the De La Salle University.

In the same meeting, Dr. Eguia was inducted as secretary of the society.

The Philippine Society of JSPS RONPAKU Fellows is comprised of researchers, scientists and academicians in the agricultural sciences, fisheries, health, engineering, and political science etc, who were grantees of the JSPS PhD dissertation scholarship.

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