Latest S&T News in REGION 13

DOST Secretary cites three PCHRD breakthrough technologies in Regional Science Fair
Posted: Monday, October 01, 2018
Every year, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) goes around the different regions to showcase notable outputs from research and development.  In the recently concluded Caraga Regional Science and Technology Week in Butuan on 5-8 September, 2018, DOST Secretary Fortunato de la Peña presented 15 breakthrough technologies from the different DOST agencies.   Three out of the 15 R&D programs and projects cited by the Secretary were supported and/or implemented by the of the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development are as follows: 1. Standardized and Clinically-tested Herbal Medicine • Tuklas Lunas Program One of the health research and development priorities under the Harmonized National Research and Development Agenda (HNRDA) and the National Unifi...   read full story

Two projects on Industrial Tree Plantation approved by DOST-PCAARRD
Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2018
For. Conrado Marquez (leftmost) explains the significance of the project, "Assessment of Nursery and Field Growth Performance of Native and Exotic Plantation Tree Species in Caraga Region" (Image credit: Eirene Grace C. Zaragoza, Forestry and Environment Research Division (FERD), PCAARRD) BISLIG, Surigao del Sur – The Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD) recently held an inception meeting for two newly approved projects under PCAARRD's Industry Strategic S&T Program (ISP) on Industrial Tree Plantation (ITP). For. Conrado B. Marquez of the Forest and Timber Resources Research Center-Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau (ERDB-FTRRC) leads the first project titled, "A...   read full story

Things you need to know about #MindanaoNSTW2018
Posted: Wednesday, July 04, 2018
The National Science and Technology Week 2018 celebration in Mindanao is set on July 6 to 8, 2018 at SMX Convention Center, Lanang, Davao City. The following are the schedule of the activities and ven...   read full story

CHRDC gears up toward a stronger health research culture
Posted: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Representatives from member-institutions of Caraga Health Research and Development Consortium (CHRDC) agreed on strengthening its efforts on health research development and promotion after reviewi...   read full story

Call for Proposals: 2018 RRF Grants
Posted: Wednesday, January 24, 2018
The Caraga Health Research and Development Consortium (CHRDC) is now accepting capsule research proposals from local researchers of state universities and colleges in Caraga region for the 2018 ...   read full story

DOST-funded technology to help keep Siargao water safe
Posted: Monday, November 27, 2017
General Luna, Siargao Island—Safe water may be the next attraction in Siargao as the island puts on board the Eco-friendly Septic Tank System or Eco-sep. This technology consists of a septic water man...   read full story

DOST Caraga trains team of experts on cleaner production tech
Posted: Saturday, October 07, 2017
A total of 22 engineers, environmental management and agriculture experts from different institutions in Caraga were trained on Cleaner Production Technology (CPT) from September 11-13, 2017. The p...   read full story

AASSA-NAST PHL calls for synergy among researchers, scientists and stakeholders
Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017
BUTUAN CITY, Oct 2 (PIA) – The international symposium organized by the Association of Academies and Societies of Sciences in Asia (AASSA) and the National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippin...   read full story