Latest S&T News in REGION 4A

NAST PHL TOOK LEAD ON IMPROVING THE DEVELOPMENT OF DIAGNOSTICS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA
Posted: Tuesday, November 27, 2018
TAGAYTAY CITY, PHILIPPINES - The Academy of Medical Sciences (AMS) of the United Kingdom and the National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL), in partnership with the ASEAN Network for Drugs, Diagnostics, Vaccines and Traditional Medicines Innovation (ASEAN NDI), successfully organized the Joint Policy Workshop on Diagnostics in South East Asia on October 23-24, 2018 in Taal Vista Hotel, Tagaytay City, Philippines. With the theme "Improving the Development and Deployment of Diagnostics in South East Asia", this activity was conducted to: 1) explore the current and potential impact of diagnostics in South East Asia; 2) consider the state of the art, in terms of some of the key platforms and technologies under development in the region; 3) identify barriers and challen...   read full story

Video on proper pig management to encourage backyard pig farming among the youth
Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
A screenshot of the title scene of the backyard pig farming video released by the Pig Health – EcoHealth project (Image credit: Anna Korina H. Cacho, DOST-PCAARRD) An animated video featuring proper pig management for backyard pig farming was recently developed and uploaded online by a project. The said project is being supported and coordinated by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) and the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD). The video aims to raise awareness on backyard pig farming among the youth and encourage them to venture on this kind of livelihood. Aside from imparting the benefits of backyard pig farming as a source of income, t...   read full story

DOST-PCAARRD at IPOPHL nagtutulungan sa pangangasiwa ng ‘intellectual property'
Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Upang mas patibayin at pahusayin ang pangangasiwa ng mga ‘intellectual properties' sa sektor ng agrikultura, pangisdaan at likas na yaman, isang proyekto ang magkatulong na isinasagawa ng Philippine C...   read full story

FPRDI FURNITURE TESTING CENTER ACQUIRES NEW MACHINES
Posted: Tuesday, October 23, 2018
To cater to the growing demand of the local furniture industry, the DOST- Forest Products Research and Development Institute (DOST-FPRDI) has acquired new machines to further beef up its Furniture Tes...   read full story

PCAARRD partners with IPOPHL to boost IP Management
Posted: Friday, October 19, 2018
The DOST-PCAARRD staff with IPOPHL during the 3rd Patent Landscape Report Presentation held at E.O. Tan Hall, DOST-PCAARRD Los Banos, Laguna. (Image credit: John Christopher M. Polinar) As ...   read full story

DOST-FPRDI BAGS MAJOR AWARDS IN STAARRDEC'S 31ST REGIONAL SYMPOSIUM
Posted: Friday, October 19, 2018
The DOST-Forest Products Research and Development Institute (DOST-FPRDI) won the top prizes at the recently concluded 31st Regional Symposium on Research, Development and Extension Services (RSRDEH) o...   read full story

Carrageenan growth promoter for peanut and mungbean delivers promising results
Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2018
Mr. Fernando B. Aurigue, Project Leader from DOST-PNRI, lectures on the Carrageenan PGP Technology for Mungbean and Peanut to farmers in Ubay, Bohol. UBAY, Bohol—Aside from rice, the Carrag...   read full story

Training on sustainable cacao farming to address effect of climate change
Posted: Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Dr. Divina Amalin, facilitator of the training-workshop, discussing the integrated pest management against cacao pests and diseases Cacao growing in the Philippines is recently becoming more popula...   read full story