Catanduanes State University


The Catanduanes State University is a public university in the Philippines mandated to provide higher professional and technical instruction and training in business education and commerce; and for special purposes, to promote research, advance studies, and progressive leadership in the field of education, business education and commerce


Research & Development Services

Extension Services

Corporate Business Operations

Abaca Technology Innovation Center

Center for Island Climate Change Solutions

Center for International Relations and Continuing Professional Development Services

Center for Island Climate Change Solutions Change Solutions 32BO

The Center of Climate Change Solution in the Pacific Islands (CCCSPI) is the University’s Unit that formulates framework strategy on climate change to serve as the basis for climate change planning and monitoring, research and development, and extension. The center also focuses on key development investments in the University Climate Change Mitigation such as water resources, agriculture, forestry, coastal and marine resources, health and infrastructure.

Climatic-related perils appear to be an everyday reality which people in various economic strata and all ages all over the world need to navigate. It is for these reasons that climate-triggered risk reduction measures are becoming imperatives in planning for community development, land-use, structural engineering, business ventures and other technological innovations Catanduanes State University as the only state university in the island province of Catanduanes has compelling reasons to take in hand issues and concerns known to be pervasive in the island province, but likewise felt across regions and societies. The Catanduanes State University, being the premier learning institution in the province, could exercise its primary role of providing quality and relevant education and training; generate information and technologies with communities towards policy formulation and solutions to mitigate, prevent and develop adaptive schemes to climate related impacts.

The Center of Climate Change Solution in the Pacific Islands (CCCSPI) is the University’s Unit that formulates framework strategy on climate change to serve as the basis for climate change planning and monitoring, research and development, and extension. The center also focuses on key development investments in the University Climate Change Mitigation such as water resources, agriculture, forestry, coastal and marine resources, health and infrastructure. Its goal is to serve as a center and platform of researches, policy and relevant developmental solutions and recommendations to combat the global threat on climate change, for the betterment of lives of communities in the Pacific Islands.


Officials and Staff

  • Engr. Dexter M. Toyado - Director, Center for Island Climate Change Solutions Change Solutions 32BO
  • Jonah C. Sarmiento - Staff


Contact Details

  • catsuciccs@gmail.com
  • FB Page: Climate Change – Catanduanes


ACTIVITIES ACCOMPLISHED

JANUARY, 2021

  • Meeting with Engr. Khalil Tapia, MDRRM Officer of Baras, last January 15, 2021, to finalize the activities on the seminar “Emergency Communications in Times of Disaster and Geologic Hazard Assessment in the Island” held on February 3, 2021 at the MDRRM Building, Baras, Catanduanes
  • Prepared and submitted the Calendar of Activities, Annual Plan of Activities and the Functional Organizational Chart of the Office last January 18, 2021 to the VP-REPA Office.
  • Served as Resource Speaker of the topic Emergency Communications in Times of Disaster during the Teachers’ and Students’ Orientation on VHF Radio and the initial launching of Bato Rural Development High School Edu-Care Radio Program last January 20, 2021, at the school library.
  • Interviewed as guest of Mr. Arvin Camacho of 96.7 Bicol Peryodiko FM last January 25, 2021 and discussed the plans, mandates and activities of the CatSU – CICCS office.
  • Prepared materials for the upcoming seminar.

FEBRUARY, 2021

  • • Participated on the celebration of the World Wetlands Day and Coastal Clean-up spearheaded by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Provincial Office held at Bon-ot, San Andres, Catanduanes
    • Distributed climate change brochures/fliers to the participants of the event.
    • Consulted with the DENR officials and MENRO Officer Mr. Abel Tapado for possible collaboration on environmental awareness program/project
  • • Conducted the One-day Seminar on “Emergency Communications in Times of Disaster and Geologic Hazard Assessment in the Island” held at the MDRRM Building, Baras, Catanduanes last February 3, 2021.
    • Distributed climate change brochures/fliers to the participants of the event.