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