Articles worth reading
QCED declogging operations / QC PAISD

QC declogs canals amid fair weather

account_balanceQuezon City access_time5 days ago

The Quezon City Engineering Department (QCED) is taking advantage of the monsoon break by declogging the drainage systems in the city’s public markets as flood mitigation measures. QCED Road Maintenance Division chief Engr. Manny Quintos said ...

Taguig plans vs dengue

Taguig pursues proactive campaign vs dengue

account_balanceTaguig access_time5 days ago

Taguig City Mayor Lino Cayetano has convened the Local Health Board and adopted an action plan based on the output of the city's Dengue Summit last month as an aggressive approach to fight dengue amid the declaration of the National Dengue Epidem...

restaurant employees

Duterte signs service charge law

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time5 days ago

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law that requires hotels, restaurants, and other establishments to allocate 100 percent of service charges collected from customers to employees. Republic Act 11360, which the President signed on August 8, amen...

Muntinlupa News

Photo Courtesy: Muntinlupa PIO

Muntinlupa breaks ground for the Chlorella Microfarm

account_balanceMuntinlupa chat_bubble_outline0 Comments visibility

Researchers from Muntinlupa National High School (MNHS) who won the 2019 Zayed Sustainability Prize in the United Arab Emirates broke ground on Chlorella Microfarm, the country's first of its kind, at MNHS Grounds, NBP Reservation, Brgy. Last July 18th, Poblacion, Muntinlupa City.

The construction of the microfarm is part of the $100,000 research funding from the UAE government awarded to the research team for their "Revitalized Algae Micro-farm Project (REVAMP).”

MNHS research teachers Ma. Regaele Olarte, Jason Albaro, together with MNHS principal Dr. Rante Marmeto led the groundbreaking ceremony together with local officials.

Mayor Jaime Fresnedi of Muntinlupa City graced the event and congratulated the research team on the milestone in their study and urged local colleges to continue innovating and pursuing science efforts that will benefit the worldwide community.

The RevAMP: Revitalized Algae Micro-farming research proposal bested more than 2,000 entries in the Global High School category for East Asia & Pacific of the international prize.

The project is planning to build a scalable local microfarm to generate high-value Green Algae (Chlorella vulgaris). It seeks to provide Chlorella cultivation with an extremely creative manner for environmental stewardship, instructional and scientific research, and livelihood opportunities.

The microfarm will serve as a research and training center for the Community Hub and off-campus. The community center is aimed at catering for the project's research and product development. It also acts as a livelihood training hub.

date_rangeDate Published
4 weeks ago
shareShare article
folder_openArticle tags
content_copyCategorized under

Share your thoughts with us

Related Articles

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte

Belmonte leads task force on big infra projects

account_balanceQuezon City chrome_reader_mode1 week ago

Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte is heading a task force that will lead the planning and coordination for five major government infrastructure projects including the Metro Manila Subway Project. To minimize any kinks, Belmonte will personally head Tas...

Mayor Jaime Fresnedi, DILG Muntinlupa Director Silvestre Barrameda Jr., and DILG-NCR Director Ma. Lourdes Agustin inspect 200 housing units at Harmony Ville, Brgy. Cupang last August 13. Fresnedi

Muntinlupa turns over 200 houses to poor families

account_balanceMuntinlupa chrome_reader_mode1 week ago

The city government of Muntinlupa turned over 200 housing units, a project funded by the Department of Interior and Local Government, to poor families in Purok 3, Barangay Cupang. DILG Undersecretary Epimaco Densing III, DILG-NCR Director ...

Hataw Sayaw 2019 / Muntinlupa PIO

Muntinlupa celebrates dance festival

account_balanceMuntinlupa chrome_reader_mode4 days ago

Bilang pagdiriwang ng Linggo ng Kabataan, idinaos ang Hataw Sayaw Kabataan na dinaluhan ng iba't-ibang talented dance groups sa lungsod. Isinagawa ang dance battle noong Agosto 15 sa Ayala Malls South Park, Alabang sa pamamagitan ng Youth Affair...

Muntinlupa conducts Disaster Preparedness and Awareness Seminar for elementary students / Muntinlupa PIO

Muntinlupa conducts seminar on disaster preparedness

account_balanceMuntinlupa chrome_reader_mode4 days ago

Sumailalim sa pagsasanay ang mga elementary students, teachers, at ilan pang opisyal patungkol sa Disaster Preparedness. Ilan sa mga tinalakay sa programa ay ang Hazard Mapping, Community Risk Assessment, Basic Extraction, at iba pa. Ang pagsasanay ...

Dave Moralde Muntinlupa Cagers / MPBL

Moralde to serve as playing coach of Muntinlupa Cagers

account_balanceMuntinlupa chrome_reader_mode1 day ago

Dave Moralde will become the latest playing coach in the MPBL — at least on an interim basis. The hardworking guard will temporarily take over the head coaching post of the Muntinlupa Cagers, while continuing to shore the back court of the form...

Advertisement