UP Tacloban News
DNSM faculty visits Leyte Agri Corporation
to establish potential collaborations
By Prof. Zoe Mallonga
DNSM faculty visits Leyte Agri Corporation, the sole bioethanol producer in Region 8.
During the two-day visit, from Nov. 12-13, 2022, selected DNSM Chemistry and Biology faculty conducted a preliminary meeting with Leyte Agri Corporation representatives, Engr. Jaymar J. Relota (Plant Operations Head), Engr. Kristhea M. Dalut (Fermentation Head), Mr. Wency M. Dagayloan (Laboratory Head), aimed at establishing a partnership between UPV Tacloban and Leyte Agri Corp for potential research collaboration, and OJT opportunities for UPVTC students. Leyte Agri Corporation tapped the expertise of the team for microbiological procedures to enhance bioethanol production.