(From Left:MSU-Naawan Chancellor Prosperina Roxas, CIDAMi Exec. Dir. Val turtur – Dean of Agriculture and Forestry. Dr. Renato Boniao)
CIDAMI signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Mindanao State University (MSU)-Naawan Campus. The MOU signing ceremony was held on January 31, 2017 at MSU- Naawan Campus, Misamis Oriental. CIDAMI Executive Director, Mr. Valente D. Turtur, represented CIDAMI during the MOU signing. MSU-Naawan Chancellor and the Dean of the College of Agriculture and Forestry, Dr. Proserpina G. Roxas, and Dr. Renato D. Boniao, respectively represented MSU-Naawan.
To date, CIDAMI entered into partnership through MOUs on Research and Development in Cacao with two state universities already (SPAMAST-Digos and MSU-Naawan). Recognizing the role of the academe as effective partner in undertaking training and extension programs to farming communities as well as producing useful researches in the fields of agriculture such as nutrient and pest management, crop varietal improvement, and agricultural technology innovations, CIDAMI will be partnering with other universities not just in Mindanao but in other parts of the country within this year.