Supertyphoons, severe floods and devastating droughts caused by climate change threaten the way of life of the Filipino, negatively affecting food and water security, health, livelihood, among others. In response, the Oscar M. Lopez Center funds innovations intended to minimize vulnerability and strengthen community resilience. In awarding the 2015 Oscar M. Lopez grants, Center Chairman Federico R. Lopez called for sound science transformed into practical action.
Last Nov. 4, OML Center awarded grants to the following:
Leading the grant-awarding ceremony were OML Center Chairman of the Board Federico R. Lopez and members of the board of trustees Mr. Arthur de Guia, Mr. Teodorico Delfin, Mr. Elpidio Ibanez, and Mr. Art Valdez. Witnessing the grant-awarding were Mr. Washington SyCip, Amb. Delia Albert, NDRRMC Chief Undersecretary Alexander Pama, among others.