Latest S&T News in REGION 2

FIESTA tackles mungbean production concerns
Posted: Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Marita A. Carlos, Director of the Applied Communication Division, (ACD) PCAARRD, delivered a message on behalf of Dr. Reynaldo V. Ebora, PCAARRD Acting Executive Director during the opening ceremonies of the Mungbean FIESTA. (Image credit: Andres Serdan A. Dimasapit, ACD, PCAARRD) The country's mungbean production falls short of its annual domestic requirement with a self-sufficiency ratio of only about 52%.  This was explained by Dr. Reynaldo V. Ebora, Acting Executive Director of the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD), in a message delivered for him by Marita A. Carlos, Director of the Applied Communication Division (ACD) of PCAARRD during the Mungbean Farms ...   read full story

Batanes flying fish get new portable dryer
Posted: Friday, May 04, 2018
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has tapped a locally developed post-harvest solar drying tray to help fisherfolk in the coastal town of Uyugan in Batanes increase production of their native dried flying fish called "dibang." Engineer Sancho Mabborang, DOST Region 2 director, said that the Portasol developed by inventor-entrepreneur Francisco Pagayon, president and CEO of the Filipino Inventors Society Producers Cooperative, would enable efficient drying of the dibang with a high level of food safety and product quality. "The Portasol would allow efficient and also sanitary way of drying the dibang in multiple trays and not the same way as before when they dried it on streets and other wide cement surfaces around town," Mabborang said. DOST Region 2 ...   read full story

DOST empowers CagVal researchers
Posted: Thursday, March 22, 2018
TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, March 21 (PIA) -- At least 80 researchers regionwide participated in the ELSEVIER's Science Direct and Scopus Databases Orientation and Author Writeshop spearheaded by the ...   read full story

DOST opens 'mobile science' in Isabela
Posted: Tuesday, March 20, 2018
ECHAGUE, Isabela, March 19 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST), in partnership with the Philippine Foundation for Science and Technology and the local government unit here, rece...   read full story

DOST and PCAARRD jointly kick off NICER Program at Isabela State University
Posted: Friday, March 02, 2018
PCAARRD, DOST, and ISU staff during the Inception meeting of the NICER Program at ISU. (Image credit: Inland Aquatic Resources Research Division (IARRD), PCAARRD) The Isabela State University ...   read full story

DOST-2 brings program closer to farmers, brgy officials
Posted: Thursday, February 01, 2018
LAL-LO, Cagayan, Feb. 1 (PIA) -- Some 200 barangay officials and farmers here attended the orientation and training of science and technology programs and services of the Department of Science and Tec...   read full story

DOST-Isabela inks partnership with TESDA
Posted: Thursday, February 01, 2018
CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela, Feb. 1 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in this province recently forged a partnership with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authori...   read full story

DOST 02 to support Gawaygaway-yan Festival of Cauayan City
Posted: Monday, January 29, 2018
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region 02 through its Regional Director Sancho A. Mabborang has committed to support the upcoming Gawaygaway-yan Festival in Cauayan City, Isabela as pa...   read full story