Academic Initiatives & Linkages for Interventions in Eco-Industrial Development. Prof. Marcelo P. Salazar MSU-IIT, Iligan City. Global Environmental Outlook ( UNEP 1997 ).
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Academic Initiatives & Linkages for Interventions in Eco-Industrial Development
Prof. Marcelo P. Salazar
MSU-IIT, Iligan City
“ While many may attribute the current degradation of the world’s resources to poverty and burgeoning population growth, the inefficient use of resources, high levels of consumption, waste generation, and industrial pollution are equally to blame.”
theme, e.g. solar energy
resource recovery and remanufacturing of waste materials
clusters) waste materials
Projects of most SUCs are more of the environmental-themed activities with some limited connected and collaboration with government and the community.
Clamp A 2, 11 poles
Location: Bayug Island
Balatakan, 49 poles
Location: Mibala, Iligan City
Location: Abono, Iligan City
Based on the Korean Kyusue Nature Farming System
Encompasses animal husbandry and crop cultivation
Technology already tested by NCCC Farms in Calinan, Davao City
-- Development of formulations
-- Demonstration facility
-- Continuing research (e.g., use of corn bran
instead of rice bran)
-- Indigenous Microorganisms
-- Fermented Plant Juice
-- Fish Amino Acid
-- Oriental Herb Nutrient
-- Calcium Phosphate solution
-- Calcium Solution
-- Fermented Fruit Juice
-- Seed Preparation Concoction
-- Insect Attractant Formula
Contact person: Prof. Sheila K. Ramos
e-mail: [email protected]
Involve all the stakeholders in any multi-sectoral economic activity to ensure a common understanding of expected business results and environmental gains. Involvement will start during the planning process, continue until the program implementation and evaluation.
Develop project proposals that will interlink different agencies in the promotion of eco-industrial activities. Some agencies like DENR, DA, Haribon Foundation and the LGUs are more than willing to help in this effort considering that environment is their key concern. What they are waiting for are concrete, doable projects that they can identify with.
The academe should be a constant initiator in the preparation of project feasibility studies for potential eco-industrial activities, given the perceived local and international markets for selected products.
Encourage an early development of entrepreneurial spirit among the college students while they are still in their junior or earlier years. The effort of Union Cement Corporation, which is focused on introducing these students to a week-long business management game (a computer-assisted course in basic business economics and management) is worth replicating in the future. The course, to be conducted by volunteer-managers, is free for selected students.
Involve the business chamber of the locality for an effective implementation of a collaborative effort along enterprise formation. Availment of the Barangay Micro Business Enterprises (BMBE) incentives is facilitated by the business chambers.