Latest S&T News in REGION 9

DOST-FPRDI LAUNCHES RUBBERWOOD PROCESSING PLANT IN ZAMBOANGA SIBUGAY
Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
A processing plant designed to convert old and unproductive rubberwood trees into high-value products was launched in Naga, Zamboanga Sibugay last 05 November 2018. DOST Secretary Fortunato T. Dela Peña led the inaugural ceremonies which was attended by heads of the stakeholder-agencies, including DOST-FPRDI Director Dr. Romulo T. Aggangan, DOST Undersecretary for Scientific and Technical Services Dr. Carol M. Yorobe, DOST-IX Director Martin A. Wee, Chairman Petronilo G. Licudan of the Tambanan Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Cooperative (TARBEMCO), Naga Mayor Rino O. Delos Reyes and Engr. Romel Duran from the Office of the Governor of Zamboanga Sibugay. L-R: Rev. Fr. Francisco G. Baguio, Undersecretary Carol M. Yorobe, Mayor Rino O. Delos Reyes, Secretary Fortunato T. Del...   read full story

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 a...   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 Norte– 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