“Through the leadership of BPSU President Greg Rodis, the University has been conducting researches and extension projects with impact to the community”, said Dr. Hermogenes Paguia, BPSU OIC Vice President for Research, Extension, and Training Services.
“The university researches and extension projects have impact to the many sectors of the society like farmers, entrepreneurs, students, housewives, and even inmates, among others”, he said.
“Research and extension are interconnected. After the research, it should be extended to end users”, he explained.
BPSU’s current research and extension projects include Application of Coral Transplantation Technology to Improve Productivity of Coral Reef Resources for Responsible and Sustainable Fisheries and to Harness Potentials of Bagac, Bataan for Underwater Tourism; Commercialization of Mushroom Production Thru Techno-Demo and Seminars; Coffee Production Thru Science and Technology Interventions; Science and Technology Model Farms Production in Pampanga; Season Long Farmers Filed School on Effective Microorganism-Based Organic Solaneceous Crop Production; and Science and Technology Community-Based Intervention on Organic-Cassava Production.
The University is conducting researches and extension projects in collaboration with government agencies like the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) and Department of Agriculture Region 3, in partnership with local government units, farmer and fisherman associations, and non-government organizations.