Latest S&T News in REGION 3

Proper pig management promoted in San Simon, Pampanga
Posted: Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Participants and project team members of the Nipple Drinker and Creep Box Day (Image credit: Livestock Research Division (LRD), PCAARRD) SAN SIMON, Pampanga– The Pig Health – Eco Health Project, a collaborative project by Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) and Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources and Research and Development (PCAARRD), conducted the Nipple Drinker and Creep Box Day. The event was held at San Simon, Pampanga, which is the pilot site of the project.  The event aimed to promote proper pig management through the use of simple yet critical technologies in maintaining the proper health of pigs. These technologies include the nipple drinker, which provides clean water for the pigs at all times; creep boxes, wh...   read full story

DOST-assisted product lands in France
Posted: Monday, July 16, 2018
The humble pamaypay (fan) has gone a long way, literally. At the Philippine Independence Day Reception organized by the Philippine Embassy in Paris on 15 June  2017, Philippine made fans were distributed as souvenir items, with dignitaries and guests being photographed carrying the fan with the iconic Eiffel Tower in the background. The fans were produced by Mene Crafts and Things, based in Baler, Aurora. Mene's owner Memerissa Espa?a is a small-time entrepreneur in the remote village of Suklayin in Baler, a small village miles away from the center. The business used to rely mainly on customers from Baler and nearby towns. Because of the owner's desire to grow her business, Espa?a sought the assistance of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) through the Small Enterprise ...   read full story

DOST-TAPI, MINDS push young inventors' club in Pampanga
Posted: Thursday, May 10, 2018
Angeles City, Pampanga – The Technology Application and Promotion Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-TAPI) in collaboration with the Manila Innovation Development Society (M...   read full story

Safe products key to growth of Bulacan pyro industry
Posted: Monday, January 15, 2018
In Photo: Bulacan Gov. Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado (fourth from right) hands to Science Secretary Fortunato de la Peña (third from right) the certificate of appreciation during the seminartraining on saf...   read full story

TAPI conducted Series of Techno-Demo/Fora on Agri-Related Technologies
Posted: Friday, January 05, 2018
Bocaue, Bulacan – The Technology Application and Promotion Institute (TAPI) conducted the first of the Series of Techno-Demo/Fora on Agri-Related Technologies at the Livelihood Productivity and Trai...   read full story

Producers turn to packaging sweet plant to increase food health choices
Posted: Sunday, December 17, 2017
In Photo: A Bulacan-based exhibitor's booth displays packed powdered sweetener from Stevia plant. Producers have turned to packaging a formerly ignored sweet plant into an alternative to sugar and ...   read full story

Firm adopts DOST technologies to step up green charcoal production
Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017
A Pampanga-based green technology firm recently acquired technologies from the Department of Science and Technology's Forest Products Research and Development Institute (DOST-FPRDI) to improve its gre...   read full story

DOST-FPRDI training upcycles woodwastes
Posted: Monday, November 06, 2017
DOST-FPRDI recently trained members of the Quezon Furniture Makers and Workers Association (QFMWA) in Quezon, Nueva Vizcaya how to make attractive handicrafts and small f...   read full story