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Santiago Rafanan Baconguis

Agricultural engineer

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.


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.


  • Other Interests

    Gardening; mountaineering.


Married Lydia Malabanan Dimaculangan, June 5, 1976. Children– Marlon Brian, James Mark, Abigail.

Santiago E. Baconguis

Francisca (Rafanan) Baconguis

Lydia Malabanan Dimaculangan

Marlon Brian Baconguis

James Mark Baconguis

Abigail Baconguis