Science and technology is perceived to be the road towards development. New inventions and discoveries leading to new technologies in both industry and agriculture will pave the way for the country to be competitive in the global market. What alternative sources of energy are available in the Region? Whaqt chemical and biological properties do local resources (plant and animal) have that may contribute to better life for human?
The continuing deterioration of the environment is a global phenomenon. It demands attention if we are to preserve planet Earth. This deterioration affects the life of the citizens in a variety of ways. Focusing our attention to Western Mindanao, to what extent does the environmental degradation affect the life of the people especially the poor? How safe is the drinking water of Zamboanga City? What problems are encountered in terms of waste management and how are these addressed? What are the regulatory pollicies on natural resource management and how are these implemented?