Vince Sinining

Prof. Vince SininingVince Sinining is a global educator since 1988 and has taught in both secondary and tertiary levels in the United States, Southeast Asia, Pacific Islands, and Africa. He is a Professor of Education, Sustainable Development, Leadership and Governance, Research Methods, Thesis and Dissertation Writing.

As an administrator, he presently serves as Executive Director of Reimanlok, a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization based in Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands, and co-founded AIM Foundation and AIM College in Lilongwe, Malawi. He is the founder and chairman of VCS Research, a nonprofit, nongovernmental consulting organization established in 1996 and incorporated in the District of Columbia, USA.

As an educational leader, he served in various capacities as Vice-Chancellor, Provost, Vice President for Research and Development, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and Research Supervisor for over 600 Master and PhD Candidates since 1996.

As an accredited diplomat at the United Nations, he served as a special adviser and speechwriter to select Heads of State and Government, and as Counselor for Economic and Political Affairs to select Permanent Missions. He specialized in Small Island Developing States, Oceans and the Law of the Sea, and Sustainable Development.

As a scholar, he was a Senior Fellow at Columbia University in New York under the mentorship of renowned Professor Michael Doyle at the School of Law and Public Affairs; and as a Senior Fellow of the United Nations Institute of Training and and Research. He was a recipient of various scholarships for professional programs and seminars at the Kennedy School of Government (Harvard), New York University Center for Global Studies, Environmental Law at Yale University, Economics and Finance at Seton Hall University and United Nations University.

As a writer, he contributes commentaries and opinions in various magazines including Light Magazine published and distributed in East Africa.

As a researcher, he is a presentor in various international conferences on higher education. He has been conducting his research since 2008 for his book on the “intricacies of multilateral diplomacy among small island states” due to be published in 2020.

As a web developer, he helped design and host various websites for Embassies, Nonprofit Organizations, and Small Businesses since 2000.

As a learner, he continues to study current trends in education, leadership and governance, and ICT through various Open Educational Resources. Educated in the United States, he holds a PhD in Higher Education Management, a Master of Arts in Education specializing in Curriculum Development, and undergraduate studies in Computer Science and Chemical Engineering.

Mango DigestVince Sinining also serves as an adviser and consultant to Lucky Gam Agri trade especially in reinvigorating the Mango Industry in the Philippines/

On the latest issue of the Mango Digest, he wrote an article on "Reinvigorating the Mango Industry in the Philippines" in celebrating the 17th National Mango Festival.

In this article, he presented various issues in restoring the declining mango industry in the Philippines. The various events were one of many that the Department of Agriculture has organized across the country as a series of consultation with an objective of crafting a 5-year roadmap for the development of the mango industry.

he also presented key points from an interesting study on Mango in the Philippines published in April 2017 report by Duke University’s center of globalization, Governance and competition that are relevant to the mango farmers. The report was prepared by the Duke University Center on Globalization, Governance and Competitiveness (Duke CGGC) on behalf of the USAID/Philippines, through the Science, Technology, Research and Innovation for Development (STRIDE) Program. This study is part of the Philippines Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Board of Investment (BOI) Roadmap Initiative for the Revitalization of the manufacturing industry in the Philippines.