Inauguration of BAR-supported R&D Facilities at UPLB and PSAU

Dr. Eleazar, Dr. Sanchez, Dr. Ramon V. Valmayor (President of PARRFI), Dr. Calora, and other stakeholders in a symbolic ribbon cutting.2 and 4 June 2015
University of the Philippines Los Baños, College, Laguna and
Pampanga State Agricultural University, Magalang, Pampanga

Text and Photos by Jacob Anderson C. Sanchez

Clock-wise: Dr. Sanchez, Dir. Eleazar, Dr. Joy Agravante (head, PHTRC), Dr. Calixto M. Protacio (head, Crop Science Cluster), and Dr. Angeles.

Dr. Joy Agravante recalls that the PHTRC was conceptualized 18 years ago, until BAR funded its establishment through the IDG.

Meanwhile, Dr. Eleazar says that PHTRC is the first modern postharvest facility among SUCs.