Latest S&T News in REGION 13

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, Philippines (NAST PHL), supported by the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Philippines held in Tagaytay City, has called for collaboration among scientists, researchers, private and public sectors to produce tangible results from the different scientific researches through translational research. Dr. Michael Barber, a member of the expert panel of the IAP, emphasized the importance of cognitive diversity, collaboration, and engagement of researchers with policy makers for the success of translational research. According to him, science in the academies ...   read full story

Farmer-cooperators in Caraga demo prove S&T-based technologies for Cardaba
Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Farmer-cooperators of the PCAARRD-funded project "Adoption of S&T-based Integrated Crop Management and Good Agricultural Practices for Cardaba Banana in Caraga Region": From left: Demetrio Tabelon, Julius Legaspo, and Severino Garrido, all of Barangay Tiniwisan, Butuan City With heads tilted and mouths agape at the abundance of banana bunches ready for harvest, visitors wandered the demo farms of the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD)-funded project "Adoption of Science and Technology (S&T)-based Integrated Crop Management and Good Agricultural Practices for Cardaba Banana in Caraga Region". "The technology works!" exclaimed Demetrio E. Tabelon, farmer-cooperator and barangay...   read full story

DA: No bird flu in Butuan
Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017
A man tends to ducks at a farm in Laguna de Bay in Taguig. Duck raisers have expressed alarm over the spread of avian flu in Luzon, saying many buyers have cancelled orders for eggs and balut. EDD G...   read full story

DOST's new scholarship courses
Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017
BUTUAN CITY — The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) over the weekend announced new scholarship courses for the academic year 2018-2019. Butuan City Map (Cr...   read full story

DOST launches Food Innovation Center
Posted: Thursday, August 10, 2017
Micro, small and medium entrepreneurs (MSMEs) in the province of Agusan del Norte now have the chance to avail of the use of the facilities and equipment of the newly-launched and inaugurated Food Inn...   read full story

Mindanao forum matched women fish processors with exporters
Posted: Friday, August 04, 2017
Seth Ryan Delos Reyes (center, in orange), General Manager of Super Royale Seafoods International Inc. and Ruth M. Lazarte (left, in violet) of the Balingasag Producers Cooperative signing the M...   read full story

Life lessons molded DOST scholars in Caraga to graduate with high honors
Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Honor, humility and confidence— these are the three words that mark the seven magna cum laude and 10 cum laude scholars of the Department of Science and Technology them as they proudly marched on st...   read full story

MSMEs in Dinagat trained on Food Innovation and Dev
Posted: Monday, April 10, 2017
"I do not feel like I am ready to expand my market because I am not fully equipped." This has been a common testimony and a growing challenge for Micro, Small and Medium Entrepreneurs (MSMEs) of ...   read full story