Latest S&T News in REGION 9

DOST-PCAARRD Exec keynotes ZamPen Native Chicken FIESTA
Posted: Tuesday, July 10, 2018
DOST-PCAARRD Acting Executive Director Reynaldo V. Ebora shares his visions for the AANR sectors through the keynote speech (Image credit: Paul Jersey G. Leron, Applied Communication Division (ACD), PCAARRD) Dr. Reynaldo V. Ebora, Acting Executive Director of the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resource Research and Development, Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD), gave one of the keynote messages on the occasion of the ZamPen Native Chicken Farms and Industry Encounters through the Science and Technology Agenda (FIESTA).  Held at the Social Hall of the Western Mindanao State University (WMSU), the two-day event (July 10-11), is spearheaded by the Western Mindanao Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development Cons...   read full story

Sergio Osmena NHS students top 2018 Environmental Quiz Bee
Posted: Wednesday, July 04, 2018
DIPOLOG CITY, July 4 (PIA) - - Two students from Sergio Osmena National National High School, Zamboanga del Norte bested other contestants from the different public schools in the province to emerge as champion in the recently-concluded 2018 Provincial High School Environmental Quiz Bee. The tandem of Janssen P. Elopre and Jamaica Maghanoy of Sergio Osmena NHS garnered a total of 20 points to top the final round. Anne Margarette. A. Cabalida and Ringo Santa Ana of Zamboanga del Norte National High School bagged the second place with Clara J. Alosbanos and Kyle S. Bayawa of Sindangan NHS winning third place. For their feat, Sergio Osmena NHS received P5,000.00 cash, trophy and medal as first prize. ZNNHS received a cash prize of P3,000.00 and a medal and Sindangan NHS with a cash pri...   read full story

DOST-FPRDI trains Zamboanga Sibugay farmers on sawmilling
Posted: Thursday, May 10, 2018
Old, unproductive rubberwood trees will soon become a valuable resource in Zamboanga Sibugay as a DOST-FPRDI project gets underway. The Institute recently trained 12 farmer-members of the Tambanan Ag...   read full story

DOST-FPRDI, DOST-IX, TARBEMCO ink pact to use senile rubberwood trees
Posted: Friday, April 06, 2018
The DOST-Forest Products Research and Development Institute (DOST-FPRDI) recently teamed up with government and private groups to push for the optimal use of old rubberwood trees in Zamboanga Sibugay....   read full story

DOST-IX Rubber Testing Lab receives Philippine's first ISO 17025:2005 Accreditation
Posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018
DOST-IX's Raw and Natural Rubber Testing Laboratory has been recently conferred the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation by the Philippine Accreditation Bureau (PAB). The conferment of the said accredit...   read full story

Rubber Nanosensor turnover ceremony held in Zamboanga del Norte
Posted: Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Rubber Nanosensors developed by DLSU (Image credit: Ellyssa Mae Pendergat, WESMAARRDEC) TAMPILISAN, Zamboanga del NorteĀ– The De La Salle University (DLSU) recently discussed and demonstrat...   read full story

DOST Sec attends S&T week regional celebration
Posted: Friday, November 24, 2017
ZAMBOANGA CITY, 23 Nov. (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology Region IX (DOST-9)  opens, in a festive mood, the 2017 National Science and Technology (NST) Fair, back to back with the ...   read full story

DOST-IX Conducts 2-Day Symposium on R&D Awareness in Sibugay
Posted: Tuesday, September 05, 2017
To strengthen the agency's campaign on research and development, the Department of Science and Technology IX (DOST-IX) recently held a 2-day symposium on research awareness and enhancement for the sen...   read full story