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Santiago Rafanan Baconguis

Santiago Rafanan Baconguis, Philippine agricultural engineer. Recipient Likas Yaman award, Ministry Natural Resources, 1985; certified of recognition Forest Research Institute, 1984, Fori Special award, 1980; National Water Resources Council graduate fellow, 1978-1980; East-West Center research fellow, 1985.


  • Baconguis, Santiago Rafanan was born on January 23, 1952 in Patag, Manticao, Misamis Oriental, Philippines. Son of Santiago E. and Francisca (Rafanan) Baconguis.

  • Education

    • Graduate fellow, 1978-1980.


    • Registered professional agricultural engineer Research assistant University Philippines, Laguna, 1974-1975. Hydrographic engineer II, Forest Research Institute, College, Laguna, 1975-1977, science research associate II, 1977-1980, science research specialist II, 1980-1981, science research specialist III, 1981-1982, senior science research specialist, since 1982, acting section chief, 1981-1982, section chief, since 1982. Research fellow East-West Center, Honolulu, 1985.

      Consultant U.P. Science Foundation, Diliman, Quezon City, 1984.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Ministry associate Resources Employment and Community Horizons, Inc., since 1983.


    Member International Association of East-West Center Alumni, International Society Tropical Foresters, Philippine Society Agricultural Engineers, Philippine Forest Research Society, Buklod Ng Mga Kabataang Kawani, Ministry of Natural Resources Employees Association (vice president 1984-1985). Christian.



    Gardening; mountaineering.


    • Married Lydia Malabanan Dimaculangan, June 5, 1976. Children– Marlon Brian, James Mark, Abigail.
    • father: Santiago E. Baconguis
    • mother: Francisca (Rafanan) Baconguis
    • spouse: Lydia Malabanan Dimaculangan
    • children: Marlon Brian Baconguis
    • James Mark Baconguis
    • Abigail Baconguis
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    Born January 23, 1952
    (age 65)