On January 7, 2024, professors from the University of Sto. Tomas, Manila visited the Central Bicol State University of Agriculture-Regional Apiculture Center.
Their visit aims to learn about the university’s Stingless Beekeeping Technology and its product development. They are also looking for a possibility to tie up with the CBSUA RAC for future research endeavors on the stingless bee propolis.
The team was headed by Assoc. Prof. Oliver B. Villafores, PhD of the Department of Biochemistry, Research Center for Natural and Applied Science; Prof. Ross Vasquez, Faculty of Pharmacy; and Assoc. Prof. Agnes L. Castillo, PhD., Coordinator – Internationalization Committee.
The team was welcomed by the RAC Staff, Mr. Alvir E. Bausa, who presented a brief history of the center and the Stingless Bee by-products, and Mr. Roberto R. Buenaagua, who toured them around the meliponary. | 𝘙𝘦𝘱𝘰𝘳𝘵 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘱𝘩𝘰𝘵𝘰𝘴 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘔𝘳. 𝘈𝘭𝘷𝘪𝘳 𝘌. 𝘉𝘢𝘶𝘴𝘢, 𝘙𝘈𝘊 𝘚𝘵𝘢𝘧𝘧