University of Antique brought home the Best Extension Project and Best Video Documentary Awards for Bunga ng Kaunlaran sa Sibalom: An Extension Project of the DOST-CEST Program Implementation at the Municipality of Sibalom, Antique during the PASUC VI-EMC 11th Regional Symposium and General Assembly held at Northern Negros State College of Science and Technology, November 8-10.

The extension initiative with Dr. Marie Ann J. Raymaro, Dr. Debbie Jean Sabug, and Dr. Pablo S. Crespo Jr. as extensionists, has been implemented since 2019 in the presence of UA-DOST CEST Community. It aims to build progressive and empowered rural communities through conducting trainings, supporting local farmers, providing equipment such as Ceramic Water Filters and Computer Units, and distributing nutritious complementary food blends to its beneficiaries.

Indeed UA is true to its mission of partaking in Extension services to support the socio-economic growth of the province and the country as a whole./IAP