J.H. Cerilles State College’s Researcher Dr. Jerry B. Superales joins the Interdisciplinary Studies Center for Integrated Natural Resources and Environment Management of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) in their second international conference held on 20-21 November 2019 at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), Pasay City.

With the theme “Strengthening local governance for sustainable integrated natural resources and environment management” the conference was participated by representatives from the Local Government Units, Academicians from various State Colleges and Universities, officials from the DENR, International and Local Environment sector Consultants, Peoples’ Organizations, and concerned institutions and agencies.

Out of 50 studies from the academes all over the country, Dr. Superales’ paper titled” Vulnerability Assessment on the Coastal Residents and Coral Reef of Vincenzo Sagun in the Province of Zamboanga del Sur” was chosen to be presented in the said forum.

Dr. Superales is a Ph.D. degree holder in Environmental Science major in Environmental Protection and Management with Forest and Biological Sciences as Cognate at the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB)- Graduate School, Alumnus of Batch 2007.

The conference served as an avenue for different groups and academic institutions to share and present the results of different environmental papers or studies through plenary and parallel sessions. In line with the objective of the conference is to facilitate the sharing of ideas and experiences on local governance of natural resources and environmental management among stakeholders in the Asia-Pacific Region.