The Association of Filipino Forestry Students – UPLB, Inc., an academic-environmental organization, will be holding its very first Environmental Conference entitled PAGAHOM 2017: An Environmental Conference this January 21, 2017 at Lansigan Auditorium, College of Forestry and Natural Resources, UP Los Baños. Pagahom 2017 will cater Filipino youth participants aged 15-30 years old.
The conference’s name was derived from the Cebuano term pagahom which means “empower”.
With its theme “Green Minds think Alike”, PAGAHOM 2017 aims to promote environmental awareness among the Filipino youth; to engage the youth in discussions concerning the status of the environment and related issues; to strengthen camaraderie among Filipino youth and to expose the youth to activities that would hone their skills. The conference will tackle environmentally-relevant topics: Indigenous People, Soils and Disaster Risk-Reduction Management: Climate Change.
Registration period for PAGAHOM 2017 is until January 7, 2017. Interested participants can register through https://form.jotform.me/62534922234453. For queries and more details, visit and like PAGAHOM 2017’s official Facebook page at facebook.com/pagahom2017, email us at [email protected] or you may contact Ms. Angeline B. Concepcion at +639058360455.