LNU Forges Partnership with Agencies; Holds Stakeholders’ Forum

With a profound and unified vision of addressing food scarcity to achieve a zero-hunger community, Leyte Normal University (LNU), through its Community Extension Services Office, conducted a stakeholders’ forum together with the representatives from duly known organizations at the LNU Ballroom Hall, Admin Building on February 17, 2023.

Various sectors such as the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL), Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Gawad Kalinga, and representatives from Brgy. San Miguelay, Sta. Fe, Leyte, an adopted barangay of the university, gathered during the event to officially forge the partnership with LNU.

The forum highlighted the discussion of partner organizations’ respective programs and directives and their offered services related to research and innovation in food and agricultural systems, businesses and product development, employment, and livelihood opportunities.

“The University strongly believes that we can contribute to this goal of eradicating hunger. Through the University’s Community Extension Programs and Projects, the University aims, among others, to contribute to addressing this social issue through community empowerment and literacy so that the interventions given to our beneficiaries would become sustainable,” Dr. Aguirre said.

LNU continues its efforts to partner with various stakeholders extending its community services to its clientele. The activity paved the way in attaining the requirements of SDG No. 1, 2, 4, 8, 11, 12, and 17 or on no poverty, zero hunger, quality education, decent work and economic growth, sustainable cities and communities, responsible consumption and production, and partnership for the goals.