Iowa – the Land of Farm, Heirloom Seeds and Hope for Food Security

"We are not only growing plants, but we also grow good health for people too", said Scott at Grow Johnson County -----------------------I am still hearing the voice of the sentence above----------------------------- It is undeniable the fact that we cannot trigger the time back, but all moments in Dubuque have become unforgettable experience. The third week has … Continue reading Iowa – the Land of Farm, Heirloom Seeds and Hope for Food Security

Derby Breakfast Party with the Governor

May 05, 2018, I have a great cultural experience with the Derby Breakfast party in Frankfort city, Kentucky. Kentucky Derby is the 144th annual festival of horse racing. The 2018 Derby Celebration offered me and Francis excitement, and cultural experience. We have experienced to see many things: tasting Kentucky’s food, Pedal for the Posies, marathon, … Continue reading Derby Breakfast Party with the Governor

SUCCESS STORY OF ‘SUSTAINABLE SECOND STREET CORRIDOR’: HOW DREAMS COME TRUE or HOW TO WIN 8 MILLION DOLLARS GRANT

The Frankfort city of Kentucky which is the placement of my fellowship program has been awarded nearly USD 8 million for green infrastructure improvements on the Second Street Corridor Project from the federal government. The funding is a part of the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Program through the U.S. Department of Transportation. The … Continue reading SUCCESS STORY OF ‘SUSTAINABLE SECOND STREET CORRIDOR’: HOW DREAMS COME TRUE or HOW TO WIN 8 MILLION DOLLARS GRANT

Going forward: Sustainability for the rich, middle class and poor too!

Time flies! It's already the end of third week through the program and it's sad when we are constantly reminded that we will leave Dubuque next week. Well this also means that the relationship we made here merely becomes stronger.   Sustainable Community Garden: Feeding the Rich and Middle class It's nothing new, the rich … Continue reading Going forward: Sustainability for the rich, middle class and poor too!

Living with landscapes

Little Miss Urbanite

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After the Local Solutions Climate Conference in Manchester, I realised how impactful our perspective of landscapes can be. Solutions don’t always have to be about concrete, there are so many ways where we can use nature’s given solution to improve our cities. Here’s a write-up where I shared the learnings: Click to read the full article.

As always, thank you, Philippine Daily Inquirer. And to YSEALI and ICMA for the opportunity to attend the conference.

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