REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON LOW-CARBON TECHNOLOGIES FOR MSMES IN THE ASEAN
Posted: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
The Regional Workshop on Low-Carbon Technologies for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in the ASEAN seeks to strengthen capacity and improve competitiveness of ASEAN MSMEs as well as reduce emissions through low carbon technologies. It aims to establish a regional platform for discussing best practices and technologies, and develop replicability strategies for energy efficiency and sustainable technology interventions in the ASEAN MSMEs. The workshop brings together energy policy makers, technology developers, MSME industry representatives and government officials from the ASEAN countries. Highlights of the forum include presentations on low carbon technologies and innovative best practices of ASEAN MSMEs and country presentations highlighting MSME best practices on energy efficiency ...   read full story

DOST-PCAARRD and CIP to host regional congress on root and tuber crops
Posted: Friday, October 11, 2019
Root and tuber crops (RTCs) are notably versatile crops because of their various purposes not just in agriculture and health but also in food security and climate change resilience. In the post-Haiyan typhoon in the Philippines, sweetpotato and cassava were the main crops distributed as planting materials in the food relief and rehabilitation efforts in Leyte and Samar. However, despite their potential to address agricultural, environmental, and health-related concerns, RTCs are often overlooked and undervalued. There are untapped opportunities for increasing utilization and consumption of RTCs, and the productivity in smallholder farms remains low due to a host of reasons. Efforts of policies geared toward the improvement of the industry and investment in R&D are limited and disseminatio...   read full story

DOST, Oro Chamber of Commerce launch OROBEST program for productivity, competitiveness
Posted: Monday, September 30, 2019
In hopes of enhancing local businesses, a program initiated by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) that will enhance industry productivity and competitiveness through the adoption of scientifically developed technologies is now in Cagayan De Oro. The DOST-Region X and the Oro Chamber of...   read full story

Ilocos Norte hosts DOST's Regional S&T Week 2019
Posted: Monday, September 30, 2019
LAOAG CITY, Sept. 27 (PIA) – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in the Ilocos opened a four-day science and technology fair at the Laoag Centennial Arena  in this city on September 17-20 for the Regional Science and Technology Week (RSTW). This year, the province of Ilocos Norte hosted...   read full story

2,050 NegOcc students apply for science scholarships
Posted: Thursday, January 01, 1970
SENIOR high schools students who are hopeful for Science scholarship in the province reached to 2,050 as the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) preps up the 2020 S&T undergraduate scholarship exam on October 20. Negros Occidental Provincial Science and Technology director Allan Francis Dar...   read full story

What is the latest in the nutrition situation of the Philippines? – find out!
Posted: Monday, August 19, 2019
What is the latest in the nutrition situation of the Philippines? Are we expecting a better scenario or has the situation worsened? The 2019 National Nutrition Summit held on June 25, 2019 at Dusit Thani Manila presented the Expanded National Nutrition Survey (ENNS) Year I results with the theme ...   read full story

Overweight and obesity is top nutrition concern in 8 Metro Manila cities-FNRI Survey
Posted: Wednesday, October 09, 2019
The prevalence of overweight and obese is observed to be higher than the national estimate across all population groups in the 80 highly-urbanized cities (HUCs) in the National Capital Region (NCR),” Dr. Imelda Angeles-Agdeppa, Scientist II, Officer-in-Charge, Office of the Deputy Director and Chi...   read full story

UP EEEI, UP CE, and DOST-ASTI caps Katunog Project Year 1
Posted: Monday, October 07, 2019
The University of the Philippines, Diliman – Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute (UP EEEI), Department of Science and Technology - Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI), and the University of the Philippines Center for Ethnomusicology (UP CE) collaborated on developing a...   read full story

DOST’s ASTI, ADMATEL enter Collaborative Project for Multivariate Analysis of Spectrum Data
Posted: Monday, October 07, 2019
DOST-ASTI, Quezon City -- The Computer Software Division (CSD) of the Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI), welcomed the domain experts from the DOST’s Advanced Device and Materials Testing Laboratory (DOST-ADMATEL) in the first round of a series of requirements elicitation activiti...   read full story

DOST-PCIEERD, UP DILIMAN ASSESS URBAN HEAT ISLANDS IN THE PHILIPPINES
Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2019
Land surface temperature map from the GUHeat Project showing that establishment-filled areas are hotter   To find ways to mitigate the harmful effects of the rising temperatures in urban areas, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), through the Philippine Council for Industry, Energy...   read full story

REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON LOW-CARBON TECHNOLOGIES FOR MSMES IN THE ASEAN
Posted: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
The Regional Workshop on Low-Carbon Technologies for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in the ASEAN seeks to strengthen capacity and improve competitiveness of ASEAN MSMEs as well as reduce emissions through low carbon technologies. It aims to establish a regional platform for discussing best pr...   read full story