December 16, 2016 PHOTOS: Dean of the College of Ag in Asia SNAP SHOTS: “A photograph is worth a thousand words.” This post features Bruce Mathews, dean of the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management, during his most recent travel to Asia. At the Ibajay Campus of Aklan State University with some faculty from the College of Hospitality and Rural Resource Management. Boracay, a world class resort area where students from the College of Hospitality and Rural Resource Management at Aklan State University gain experience through internships at the resorts and ecotourism businesses. Off to the Batan Bay mangrove restoration project managed by the College of Fisheries and Marine Sciences at the New Washington Campus of Aklan State University. Seafood sales at the College of Fisheries and Marine Sciences at the New Washington Campus of Aklan State University. A view from the Harbor Square Bayfront near the Cultural Center of the Philippines in Manila. Women are leaders in diversifying small farms in Indonesia. Onion farming on the fertile volcanic soils in the uplands of Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia. With Grenia, Monica (an Indonesian graduate student), Sylvia (the wife of Dr. Ardi), Dr. Ardi (Dean of Agriculture at Andalas University in Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia), and Thao Nguyen (a Vietnamese graduate student who is studying weed management options in upland rice farming systems). The contrast of the indigenous nipa huts of upland farmers with a view of the modern city of Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao, Philippines.