Latest S&T News in CAR

Bagong disenyo ng kanlungan para sa pananim, nakakataas ng ani
Posted: Thursday, May 10, 2018
Nagresulta sa maraming ani ng litsugas, brokuli, at presa o ‘strawberry' ang paggamit ng bagong disenyo ng kanlungan na dinebelop ng mananaliksik at project leader na si Dr. John F. Malamug ng Benguet State University (BSU). Ang disenyong ito ay isinagawa sa ilalim ng proyektong, "Alternative crop shelter design for the production of high value crops in the highlands," na pinondohan ng Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development ng Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD). Ayon kay Malamug, ang proyekto ay isinagawa upang mabawasan ang mga negatibong epekto ng pagbabago ng klima o ‘climate change' sa produksiyon ng mga pananim. Ilan sa mga negatibong epektong ito ay ang matinding ulan, tagtuyot, at ang biglang pagtaas at pagbaba...   read full story

DOST trains coffee growers on seedling preparation
Posted: Tuesday, May 08, 2018
LUBUAGAN, Kalinga, May 7 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) trained members of the Antonio Canao Multi-Purpose Cooperative on coffee seedling preparation, growing and proper ways of transplanting to tending. Dexy Catacutan of DOST said a private consultancy firm was contracted to teach the short term technology course, which is a shift from the traditional method of coffee farmers of just uprooting and transplanting already grown up Arabica coffee Eight clusters of coffee-based enterprises in Lubuagan operated by the Antonio Canao Multi-Purpose Cooperative were covered by the project. The project provided consultancy services to Consultancy for Agriculture Productivity Enhancement (CAPE) beneficiaries; institutionalize effective farm management strategies includi...   read full story

Food Innovation Center established at BSU
Posted: Friday, May 04, 2018
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, May 3 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology – Cordillera and the Benguet State University (BSU) launched the Food Innovation Center (FIC) in the Cordillera Admin...   read full story

DOST assists more MSMEs in Mt. Province
Posted: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
BONTOC, Mountain  Province, April 24 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) continues encouraging and assisting micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the province to ...   read full story

DOST-NCR helps clean up creek, empower Taguig community
Posted: Friday, April 20, 2018
The Department of Science and Technology-National Capital Region (DOST-NCR) recently collaborated with the local government of Taguig City and other government agencies to help clean up the Conga Cree...   read full story

Alternative crop shelter design increases yields of high value crops in the highlands
Posted: Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Dr. John F. Malamug, project leader from the Benguet State University (BSU), shows the strawberry fruits growing under the crop shelter design with 50% shade net. (Image credit: Agricultural Resour...   read full story

Training on forest products held in remote communities
Posted: Monday, April 16, 2018
It was a long 13-hour ride from Los Baños, Laguna, to the mountainous Kalinga province in the north of Luzon. Ordinary people would have easily been discouraged by the rugged and steep terrain goi...   read full story

DOST-FPRDI reaches out to CAR bamboo stakeholders
Posted: Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Investment prospects in the bamboo industry were presented to Cordillera-based entrepreneurs and other stakeholders in this year's Bamboo Techno-Investment Forum and Roadshow held last 30-31 January 2...   read full story