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XSF holds first IP color run

ip_runThe I Run for Preservation of culture, Protection of Forests and Peace (IP Run) was spearheaded by the Xavier University – College of Agriculture (XUCA) in partnership with the Xavier Science Foundation (XSF) and the Institute of Land Governance (ILG). It aimed to raise funds for the indigenous peoples (IP) scholars in Talakag and Pangantucan, Bukidnon, the partner lumad communities of XSF.

VEST Seal of Green Excellence Awards 2015

green excellence reduced2The VEST Seal of Green Excellence Awards 2015 are bestowed to companies that have demonstrated their commitment to the environment and delivered significant environmental progress for their business.

This award recognizes the companies that have had great impacts to the community and to larger, multisectoral organizations—raising awareness on green issues, enhancing business competitiveness, and delivering tangible operational and environmental improvements.

Hands-on Toilet Construction Courses

susan_logoIn collaboration with the Water, Agroforestry, Nutrition and Development (WAND) Foundation the XU SUSAN Center in conducting 2-4 days practical hands-on trainings on the design and construction of different low-cost sustainable sanitation technologies ranging from the simple Arboloos (literally ‘tree toilet’) over more complex single- and double-vault Urine Diversion Dehydration Toilets (UDDTs) to Terra Preta Sanitation solutions.

Terra Preta Sanitation (TPS) & Organic Farming Course

susan_logoThis course module intended for Xavier University outreach communities and partners is a 2-day training course that combines the imparting of knowledge on: basic concepts and principles of the reuse-oriented ecological sanitation approach; linkages to health and agriculture; available low-cost sanitation technologies; newly developed TPS technology and its potential to create lasting and highly fertile soils, and basic organic farming practices