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KNOW US

This year we renewed our Scientific Council and incorporated advisers from institutions that day by day fight for the conservation of nature. It has also been a year in which we managed to develop basic infrastructure that will support academic work and we were able to start the selection and allocation of physical facilities.

Thus, considering the progress made in this year, we hope to achieve several objectives in 2019 and 2024 to strengthen our scientific and social work.

MISSION AND HISTORY.

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With a view to the future, the change of logo responds to the desire to express to our followers, collaborators, allies, among others, the closeness, modernity, security, guarantee and commitment of our organization for the work we do in favor of environmental conservation. 
The change of organizational image is the symbol of a new stage, which expresses what has been achieved during these last 11 years, of having acquired the necessary experience to be ready, to provide a significant contribution in environmental, social and general scientific relief issues.
 
Renewal is a quality of life, a prelude to growth and positive changes. In the field of organization, growing and changing is also a fundamental part of the life cycle of organizations. I hope that you can embrace this logo in the bottom of your heart and show it with commitment and hard work reflected in the improvement of our Panama. (Jose Pro Logos Panama 2020).

  1. Green color that has a strong relationship with the description of nature and the map of Panama is its vectorized faction.

  2. Golden Frog above Panama as an endemic species of Our Republic.

  3. The Celeste color alludes to serenity and with a vectorized faction with the symbol of connectivity.

  4. Panama, abundance of fish and butterflies, one of our strengths in entomology research, making an association between our strongest point in research (Butterflies) and Origin in the indigenous language to refer to a site with "abundance of fish and butterflies" Panama (banama).

PRESENTATION:

This year we renewed our Scientific Council and incorporated advisers from institutions that day by day fight for the conservation of nature. It has also been a year in which we were able to develop basic infrastructure that will support academic work and we were able to start the selection and allocation of physical facilities.

Thus, considering the progress made in this year, we hope to achieve several objectives in 2019 and 2024 to strengthen our scientific and social work.

BACKGROUND:

  • BIOFUTURE was a youth organization with the objective of spreading scientific knowledge to promote the conservation of our natural resources.

  • Founded in the Colón Regional University Center on July 11, 2008, BIOFUTURE is an organization legitimately recognized by the University of Panama as stated in Resolution VAE-DAE-07-08-09 of the Vice-rector for Student Affairs of August 13 2009.

  • The BIOFUTURE Research Association has organized since 2009 Meetings of Young University Students for the Environment and Sustainable Development at the local, National and Latin American level. In these meetings, the need for young people to receive training that strengthens their participation in the implementation of environmental initiatives is evident.

MISSION AND VISION:

MISSION

Ensure sustainable use, conservation of natural resources, environmental quality, scientific development and the integration of society through environmentally friendly practices.

VISION

To develop multidisciplinary scientists who put their scientific capacities to solve problems of an environmental nature in function of others and who work in PRO of the conservation of our resources.

OBJECTIVE OF NEW FACES OF SCIENCE:

Scientific development focused on environmental problems, taking into account as the main actor the communities surrounding scientific development as a missing link in conservation.

ORGANIZERS:

The BIOFUTURE Research Association was organized, with the technical assistance of Doctor Francisco Farnum Castro from the School of Biology of the Regional University Center of Colón, at present we are a national network or BASE MADRE organization organized by a Board of Directors that is divided into Chapters by the provinces of the national territory and the chapters in the same way are divided into GIT (thematic interest groups) this for the development of specific ideas.

The BIOFUTURE Research Association is a research and education proposal whose mission is to contribute to the training of students of the Biology Career and environmentalists, the development of capacities for citizen empowerment in environmental and sustainability issues. It is an association that is recognized as an educational laboratory, flexible, dynamic and in permanent construction.

CURRENTLY WE ARE IN THE FOLLOWING PROVINCES:

COLON

PANAMA

COCLÉ

AZUER

WE ARE BIOFUTURE PANAMA ...

NEW FACES OF SCIENCE ...

GIT's

What are they?

Thematic Interest Groups (GIT) are precisely each of the approaches from which you want to do conservation work.

Around which areas can a Thematic Interest Group (GIT) be organized?

To any area related to Biology, Environment and / or Conservation.

Who make them up?

An organized group of students, together with at least one specialist advisor in the area to which the GIT is directed.

They have a simple structure:

A leader, a sub-leader, at least one advisor, who acts as the first consultant, and a group of at least eight (8) people.

What does a Thematic Interest Group (GIT) do?

It organizes study and conservation activities around the specific theme of the GIT.

CHALLENGES OF WILDLIFE.

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