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SANGKapp of Planadong Plato, Finalist at FLEx:PHD Contest

June 28, 2023 - 09:10 am


Sustainable Agriculture ‘N Gastronomic Knowledge App (SANGKApp) made it to the top 12 finalist of the Food is Life Exemplified: Mobile App Development Competition for Food is Life Exemplified for Planetary Health Diet. SANGKApp is a mobile application developed by the team Planadong Plato (PLA2) which was composed of Dr. Gella Patria L. Abella, the Head of Institute of Climate Change and Environmental Management (ICCEM), Dr. Judith P. Antonino, Dean of the College of Home Science and Industry (CHSI), Dr. Celyrah B. Castillo, Head of the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Mr. Jomerick F. Domingo, faculty of the DHMT and, Ms. Marycris A. Manalang, faculty of the Department of Information Technology of the College of Engineering. With them is Mr. Clarence Luther Bulanadi, founder of Youmanitarian International.

The mobile app competition aims to promote planetary health diet as an optimal regime for the protection of people and the planet. The goal of this advocacy is to pave the way for sustainable food system that focuses on a person’s diet while maintaining the health of the planet.

The competition was led by the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA), in partnership with the National Academy of Science and Technology of the Philippines (NAST PHL) and the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD).

The Grand Finals and Pitching was help at SEARCA, Los Banos last June 28, 2023.