Latest S&T News in REGION 4A

'Geospatial technology,' makatutukoy ng mga lugar na maaaring pag-alagaan ng tahong
Posted: Thursday, August 02, 2018
Para sa mga taong naninirahan sa tabing dagat, ang tahong ay isa sa mga mahahalaga at murang pinagkukuhanan ng protina. Bagama't kaunting capital lamang ang kailangan, hindi pa rin tumataas ang produksyon ng tahong sa nakaraang sampung taon.  Upang matugunan ang kakulangan ng produksyon ng tahong, gumamit ang isang proyekto ng ‘geospatial technology' upang matukoy ang mga lugar kung saan maaaring pag-alagaan ng tahong. Ang proyektong ito ay pinangungunahan ni Dr. Carlos Baylon at Ms. Armi May Guzman ng University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) at Dr. Gay Jane Perez ng UP Diliman.  Ang ‘geospatial technology,' katulad ng ‘geographic information system' o GIS at ‘remote sensing,' ay makapagbibigay ng mga impormasyon na makatutulong para sa mas maayos na pamamahala ng mga luga...   read full story

PDAO-CANLUBANG MEMBERS GETS TRAINING ON UBE PROCESSING AND GMP
Posted: Thursday, August 02, 2018
The Provincial Science and Technology – Laguna (PSTC-Laguna) conducted a Technology Training on Processing of ube and other root crops with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Awareness Seminar last May 25 at DORENIES Food & Beverage,  Brgy. Mabacan, Calauan, Laguna. A total of 21 participants from the Persons with Disability Affairs Office (PDAO) Canlubang, Calamba City attended the seminar-training. The program started with Ms. Wilma Del Rosario, SRS II from PSTC-Laguna, explaining how the CLDD requested DOST's support to establish a livelihood opportunity for PWDs, senior citizens, and women. Ms. Agnes Soriano from DORENIES then proceeded with explaining the steps in ube processing from paring to slicing the ube tubers. Ms. Amor Chozas talked about GMP principles and demonstr...   read full story

DOST LAUNCHES NATIONWIDE UNIFIED TRAINING MODULES ON FOOD SAFETY
Posted: Thursday, August 02, 2018
    Through the collaboration and efforts of different agencies, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Unified Food Safety Training Modules for MSMEs were launched on June 8, 2...   read full story

INVENT SCHOOL PROGRAM SEMINAR-WORKSHOP HELD FOR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS OF LAGUNA
Posted: Thursday, August 02, 2018
Fifty two senior high school students from 17 schools in Laguna participated in the Invent School Program of the Department of Science and Technology- Technology Application and Promotion Institute ...   read full story

Convergence of DOST-PCAARRD and DA-BAR roadmap discussed
Posted: Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Officials and staff from DOST-PCAARRD and DA-BAR held a meeting to discuss the convergence of R&D initiatives on Philippine agriculture. (Image credit: Leandro C. Lameyra, Office of the Exe...   read full story

UP Professor challenges FPRDI researchers: Create "positive societal change"
Posted: Friday, July 27, 2018
University of the Philippines professor and former DOST-PCIEERD Executive Director Dr. Carlos Primo C. David stressed the importance of creating impact on the lives of the people thru publicly funde...   read full story

DOST-FPRDI Testing Lab Serves Construction and Wood-based Sectors
Posted: Friday, July 27, 2018
For 61 years now, the DOST-Forest Products Research and Development Institute (DOST-FPRDI) has been helping players in the construction and wood-based industries assess how strong their materials are ...   read full story

Root trainer technology to promote better rubber plant growth
Posted: Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Good root development is important in the growth of rubber seedlings. To accomplish this, the University of Southern Mindanao (USM), together with various regional agricultural field offices in Mind...   read full story