Highlights of RRDCC, RTWG, RACO, RMIS and RTP Meetings

 

Highlights of the 1 st Quarter RTWG Meeting

ITEM

HIGHLIGHTS

DECISION/ ACTION TO BE TAKEN

PERSON/ AGENCY REPONSIBLE

 

A. Policy/ issues/ important concerns for information/ Action of PCARRD Management

 

a.BCARRD invitation to BFAR

Dr. Balean reacted that BFAR, as a regional agency concentrating on fisheries, has its own network. BCARRD concentrates on agriculture, forestry and natural resources. A network could not be a member of another network. BCARRD member-agencies are also members of the fisheries network.

Dr. Balean suggested that the decision regarding the matter should be left with BFAR.

BFAR

Policies Enunciated/ Resolutions Passed/ Guidelines Approved During the Meeting

 

Guidelines on Consortium Resources that can be shared to Member-agencies

Engr. Alamban requested to formulate guidelines for sharing consortium resources to member-agencies

 

Draft guidelines

Secretariat; member-agencies

 

Items Discussed during the Meeting

 

Schedule of Agency In-House Review

BU- February 16-17, 2005; 2/f. BUREPC Bldg., BU, Legazpi City

CSC- July 12, 2005; CSC Virac, Catanduanes

PCA-ARC- April, 2005

PSU- June 29, 2005; PSU Main Campus

SSC- 3 rd Week of July

 

For information

BCARRD Member-agencies

Source of Prizes for the Institutional Category

Solicit prizes from prominent persons in the region

Prepare solicitation letter

Secretariat;

Member-agencies

 

Definition of Research and Development;

Scientific Paper Format;

Revised Guidelines for the Conduct of AIHR

Members were given copies of the definitions; format and guidelines

For information

BCARRD Member-agencies

Status of Ms. Evelyn Postrado

Documents turned-over:

Daily Time Record- January 2004

Xeroxed Copy of Appointment

Accomplishment Report (January- March 2004)

Certification from Prof. Georgina Bordado

Xeroxed copies of log book of attendance

MOA signed during the 80 th RRDCC meeting

Performance Evaluation Sheet (January-March)

Minutes of 80 th RRDCC Meeting

Payment of Ms. Postrado's salary for the month of January

Secretariat;

Ms. Postrado

BCARRD Strategic Plan

Dr. See reminded the members to submit their inputs on the strategic plan

Members should submit inputs to the secretariat

Member-agencies;

Secretariat

SLM Accomplishment Report

Prof. Georgia Bordado rendered the SLM Highlights of Accomplishments

For information

 

 

Prof. Georgina Bordado

DOST V For a c/o Dr. Balean of DOST

 

 

1. Investors' Forum

Dr. Balean informed the group that DOST-TAPI will be sponsoring Inventors' Forum

For information

Researchers and scientists of BCARRD member-agencies; private sectors

2. Inventors' Forum

The forum is also sponsored by TAPI and is supposed to be conducted at the end of the month but the fund has been released yet

For information

DOST; 3 participants recommended by each member-agency consisting of researchers, scientists and inventors with patent and patent-pending

Scientific Career Orientation

For information

DOST; SUCs' researchers, scientists and other research institutions in the region

Seminar on Gender and Development

 

For information

DOST, BCARRD

 

Highlights of the 1 st Quarter RRDCC Meeting; February 10, 2005 at Partido State University

 

ITEM

HIGHLIGHTS

DECISION/ ACTION TO BE TAKEN

PERSON/ AGENCY REPONSIBLE

 

A. Policy/ issues/ important concerns for information/ Action of PCARRD Management

 

Inclusion of thesis in the regional R&D presentation

 

Mr. Arthur Estrella suggested for the inclusion of the undergraduate studies/ thesis in the RSRDH

Thesis should be treated as a separate category

 

 

 

B. Policies Enunciated/ Resolutions Passed/ Guidelines Approved During the Meeting

 

Guidelines on Consortium Resources that can be shared to Member-agencies

 

Dr. Oñate of CNSC moved for the approval of the draft guidelines and seconded by Dr. Detera of PSU.

Approved

 

C. Items Discussed during the Meeting

 

Schedule of Agency In-House Review

BU- February 16-17, 2005; 2/f. BUREPC Bldg., BU, Legazpi City

CSC- July 12, 2005; CSC Virac, Catanduanes

PCA-ARC- April, 2005

PSU- June 29, 2005; PSU Main Campus

SSC- 3 rd Week of July

DA- June 28, 2005

FIDA- will present during the DA in-house review

 

For information

BCARRD Member-agencies

Policy to be followed during the AIHR and RSRDH

Dr. Cardenas of PCARRD suggested that papers for presentation during the RSRDH be given to evaluators 2 weeks before the symposium. Projects submitted late will not be included in the award category.

As a matter of practice in NSARRD, wrongly classified projects are disqualified

For information and compliance

Member-agencies; secretariat

Presentation of Member-agencies' on-going and new projects

 

Dr. delos Santos suggested that the consortium conduct a forum wherein on-going and new projects of member-agencies will be presented to avoid duplication.

For scheduling

Member-agencies; secretariat

PCARRD Budgetary Support

Dr. Cardenas informed the group of the changes that PCARRD will implement on the budgetary support that they give to consortia. He said that the giving of honoraria is not allowed under the PCARRD Rationalization Plan. However, the RRDCC Chairperson, Consortium Director, RACO and RMIS Coordinators will continue receiving their honoraria. The budget for honorarium will be allocated for Capability Building .

Formulate plan for the utilization of the Capability Building Fund

Member-agencies

Vacancy of the position of RACO Coordinator

Dr. See informed the body that Prof. De Leon, BCARRD RACO coordinator has resigned.

Dr. Oñate suggested that the new coordinator should still come from BU

Selection of a new RACO Coordinator

Consortium Director; RRDCC Chairperson

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 2 ND QUARTER RTWG MEETING

April 12, 2005

PCA-ARC, Banao, Guinobatan, Albay

 

ITEM

HIGHLIGHTS

DECISION/ ACTION TO BE TAKEN

PERSON/ AGENCY REPONSIBLE

CY 2005 1 st Quarter Director's Report

 

Approved

 

Joint RRDCC Chairperson and Consortium Directors' Meeting

 

For information

 

Plan for the Utilization of Capability Building Fund

 

The RTWG suggested the following activities:

•  Conduct of Trade Fair during the BCARRD Regional Symposium (member-agencies will have booth where they can display their products)

•  Conduct of trainings

•  Provide assistance to weak member-agencies

•  Registration fee for trainings

For endorsement to RRDCC

Secretariat;

Member-agencies

Presentation of Member-agency's on-going and new projects

 

It was agreed that RTWG members would just submit to the secretariat a list of on-going and new projects

 

RTWG members; Secretariat

Solicitation letters for prizes for the Institutional Category

The Secretariat distributed the solicitation letters

 

 

 

 

Highlights of the 2 nd Quarter RRDCC Meeting

May 19, 2005 @ Bicol University , Legazpi City

 

 

ITEM

HIGHLIGHTS

DECISION/ ACTION TO BE TAKEN

PERSON/ AGENCY REPONSIBLE

 

A. Policy/ issues/ important concerns for information/ Action of PCARRD Management

 

Honorarium per meeting of RRDCC, RTWG, RACO and RMIS representatives

Dir. Rodriguez of NEDA suggested to reduce the amount of honorarium given to each member per meeting

 

Prepare a detailed proposal regarding the re-alignment of Budget

Consortium Director; Secretariat

B. Policies Enunciated/ Resolutions Passed/ Guidelines Approved During the Meeting

 

CAPABILITY BUILDING FUND

 

 

The body agreed to use the fund for the following:

  • to train people for a different paradigm
  • to provide assistance to weak member-agencies
  • Should not be used for the proposed agri-tech fair

 

 

SALARY OF MS. POSTRADO

 

It was agreed that:

  • CSSAC will pay Ms. Postrado's salary
  • CSSAC will not give its CY 2004 contribution to BCARRD
  • Resolution from the RRDCC be the basis for payment
  • Decision deferred regarding Ms. Postrado's accrued leave

Copy of the resolution was given to CSSAC

 

C. Items Discussed during the Meeting

 

BCARRD DIRECTOR'S REPORT

 

•  The body observed that the Director's Report consists merely of listings of activities. They suggested that the report should include outputs of the activities conducted

•  Require members of the RTWG to present updates/ report during quarterly meetings

•  Secretariat should provide each member-agency with the CY 2004 Accomplishment Report

•  Always include the “meat” of the activities In the BCARRD Director's Report

Consortium Director, Secretariat

AIRPORT BANNER

 

  • Dr. See informed the body regarding PCARRD's proposal of putting banners at airports and other strategic places in the region

 

 

 

•  Source out money and Coordinate with SMART/GLOBE for sponsorship

•  Prof. Charlito Cadag of CSSAC was assigned to prepare the design for approval of the RRDCC

 

 

VACANCY OF RACO COORDINATOR

 

 

 

Prepare a complete proposal

Consortium Director/ Secretariat

LIST OF TECHNOLOGIES GENERATED

 

  • The members suggested that the secretariat should come up with a list of technologies generated by the member-agencies

•  Matured technologies be gathered by the secretariat for commercialization

•  Regular summary of mature technologies be prepared

 

Secretariat;

Member-agency representatives

 

Bicol Consortium for Agriculture and Resources Research and Development (BCARRD)

CY 2005 3rd Quarter RRDCC Meeting

August 17, 2005

SSC School of Fisheries and Fishery-Based Technology

Magallanes, Sorsogon

 

ACTION SHEET

 

Item

Person/ agency responsible

Action to be taken

Action taken

Remarks

Confirmation of the Consortium Director

RRDCC Members

Confirm appointment of Dr. Ninfa R. Pelea as the new consortium director

Approved

 

Director's Report

Consortium Director

 

For information

Approved

 

TECHNICOM c/o DOST

DOST, TAPI, researchers

researches that ended up with the regional award could be recommended by the consortium for assistance from TAPI. Whatever successful researches conducted in the region, could be submitted to DOST for assistance until its commercialization.

 

For information

 

Putting up of refereed journal

RACO and RMIS

Put up a refereed journal

 

TAPI-DOST will provide, upon request, the funds for the printing of the journal.

 

Attendance to meetings

RACO, RMIS and RTP Coordinators

Attend BCARRD meetings

 

 

Status of RACO Coordinator

Consortium Director, RACO Coordinator

Retain the position of RACO Coordinator

RACO coordinator designated

Prof. Marissa N. Estrella is the new RACO Coordinator

Proposed activities

Member-agencies

Conduct a strategic planning workshop

 

 

 

Conduct a “Lakbay-aral” to other consortia

Planning workshop conducted on October 17-18, 2005 at BU, Legazpi City

 

Proposal submitted by Dr. Antonio Payonga

 

S&T Banner

CSSAC, BCARRD

Submit pictures of pili

Pictures submitted by BCARRD secretariat

 

Capability Building fund

DA-V, BCARRD

Submit detailed proposal

 

 

Ms. Postrado's accrued leave

BCARRD

Ask the opinion of Civil Service Commission

 

 

RRDCC Vice Chair

RRDCC Members

Elect RRDCC Vice Chair

 

 

 

 

CY 2005 4 th Quarter RRDCC Meeting

DA-BAR, Diliman, Quezon City

December 6, 2005

1:00 P.M.

 

ACTION SHEET

 

Item

Person/agency responsible

Action to be taken

Action taken

Remarks

1. Confirmation of RACO Coordinator

RRDCC Members, Prof. Marissa N. Estrella

Confirm appointment of the RACO Coordinator

Approved

 

2. Institutionalization of the TechnoGabay Program.

FITS Centers , SUCs, RTP Coordinator

Involve SUCs in the operation of FITS Centers

Presented to RRDCC

 

3. Publication of a peer reviewed scientific journal

RACO Coordinator, researchers

For presentation to the RRDCC

Put proposal on hold for further study

BU will be conducting a Training Needs Assessment on Scientific Writing where this will be included.

4. BCARRD 30 th Anniversary

BCARRD Member-agencies, secretariat

Celebrate BCARRD 30 th Anniversary on January 26, 2006.

Approved

BCARRD Anniversary was celebrated on February 20-24, 2006.

5. Lakbay-aral Program

Member-agency representatives

For approval

Put on hold with no action but positively considered

For discussion during the 1 st Quarter RRDCC Meeting

6. Capability Building Program

BCARRD Member-agencies

For approval

Approved

 

7. 2006 Budget and Member-agency contribution

BCARRD Member-agencies

For approval

Approved

 

8. Schedule of Meetings

BCARRD Member-agencies

 

 

Q1- be conducted during the BCARRD Anniv

Q2- May 24 @ CNSC

Q3- Aug.9 @ CSSAC

Q4- Nov.22@ PSU

9. Election of RRDCC Vice Chair

RRDCC Members

Elect RRDCC Vice Chair

Dr. Modesto Detera was elected as RRDCC Vice Chair

 

 

10. MOA Signing

RRDCC Members

 

Put on hold

 

11. BFAR's membership to BCARRD

BFAR

For information

 

 

 

 

 

 

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