Accomplishments on Soybean R&D presented during review Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Mr. Elmer E. Enicola, Program Leader, provides an overview of the Soybean R&D Program and highlights of program accomplishments (Image credit: Gabriel Paolo L. Peralta, Crops Research Division (CRD), PCAARRD).
Four projects under the Soybean R&D Program reaped significant deliverables in support of the programs objectives.
The accomplishments were realized despite the project only nearing its first year.
This was reported by the the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) team of the Crops Research Division (CRD) of the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD) based on the recently conducted Soybean R&D Program Review at CB Perez Room, DOST-PCAARRD.
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1st Filipino hybrid train runs from Calamba to Manila Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 CALAMBA CITY, Laguna -- The first Filipino-made hybrid electric train went on its test run from this citys Philippine National Railway (PNR) station on Wednesday morning, amid concerns about aftershocks in the aftermath of Mondays Magnitude 6.1 earthquake that shook Metro Manila, Central Luzon and Calabarzon Region.
Touted as an efficient solution to the country's traffic woes, it was assembled by the Dept. of Science and Technology's Metal Industry Research Development Center (DOST-MIRDC).
In an interview with the Philippine News Agency (PNA) on Wednesday before its pre-validation test run, DOST-MIRDC Hybrid Electric Train Project Head, Engr. Pablo Acuin said the hybrid electric train is considered the first mass transport vehicle of its kind made in this country.
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