Latest S&T News in REGION 2

DOST R02 to host first reg'l celebration of NIW
Posted: Friday, November 17, 2017
          The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region 02 will host the first regional celebration of the Filipino Inventors Society Producer Cooperative's 2017 National Inventors Week set on November 20-24, 2017 in Cauayan City, Isabela. Envisioned to become the top cooperative in the country in promoting and recognizing Filipino inventions globally, FISPC has been celebrating the NIW since 1993 through the Presidential Proclamation No. 285. The weeklong activity aims not just to celebrate and honor the milestones and significant contributions of the Filipino inventor-entrepreneurs, also called inventrepreneurs, but also to promote and mainstream their inventions and innovations in the countryside. With the theme "Filipino Inventors at Its Best, Cel...   read full story

Cagayan Valley eyes "Citrus Capital of the Philippines" title
Posted: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
(From left) Magsasaka Siyentista Alfonso C. Namujhe, Jr.; Technical Review and Evaluation Panel Chair Dr. Rene Rafael C. Espino; and Municipal Agriculturist Ireneo Z. Basadre, Jr. discuss during the field monitoring visit at Mr. Namujhe's Farm. The picture symbolizes the collaboration among farmers, scientists, and the government in working towards a common goal for the citrus industry. (Image credit: Crops Research Division, DOST-PCAARRD) In the Philippines, the domestic supply of citrus is insufficient to meet local demand. This is brought about by high incidence of pest and diseases, poor orchard management, and low adoption of improved management practices, among many other factors. Meanwhile, the shortage is being filled with imports from China which outcompete—both cost-wise a...   read full story

Inventors week set Nov in Cauayan City
Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017
National Inventors Week: Francisco Pagayon (seated left), president of the Filipino Inventors Society Producers Cooperative; engineer Sancho Mabborang (seated middle), DOST Region 2 regional directo...   read full story

From Carabao To Chicharon To Success
Posted: Friday, August 25, 2017
Dr. Teresita A. Tabaog shares the story of Chicharabao – chicharon made of carabao skin – and how DOST gave a Cagayan-based business that extra pleasant crackle, thus propping up its chich...   read full story

S&T week to run Aug. 14-18 at Cauayan City in Isabela
Posted: Monday, August 14, 2017
In line with the celebration of the Regional Science and Technology Week (RSTW), the Department of Science and Technology – Region II (DOST-II), together with Cauayan City and Isabela State University...   read full story

DOST R02 to hold RSTW 2017 in Cauayan City
Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2017
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region 02 in partnership with the Local Government Unit of Cauayan City and Isabela State University will conduct the biggest S&T celebration in...   read full story

Tuguegarao elementary student bags 4 medals from China math contest
Posted: Friday, August 04, 2017
A grade school student from Tuguegarao, Cagayan brought home three gold medals and one silver from the China Primary Math Olympiad held last July 26 to 27 in Zhejiang, China. Miguel Isidro Cayetano...   read full story

NRCP ESTABLISHES FIRST REGIONAL CHAPTER IN CAGAYAN VALLEY, DOST REGION 2 PLEDGES STRONG SUPPORT
Posted: Thursday, July 27, 2017
(Photo Source: DOST Region 2) July 24, 2017 was a historic feat for the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) after it made a bold move to establish its very first regional chapter in t...   read full story