DOST-MIMAROPA HOLDS R&D CONFERENCE FOR MIMAROPA STATE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES
Posted: Friday, November 09, 2018
Speakers, guests, and participants during the Regional R&D Conference
To enhance research and development (R&D) capabilities of faculty-researchers so as to increase the innovativeness of state universities and colleges (SUCs) in the MIMAROPA region, DOST-MIMAROPA held an R&D conference entitled "Towards Enhancement of the R&D Ecosystem of MIMAROPA SUCs: A Conference" last October 10-11, 2018 at the Seasons Hotel and Convention Center in San Jose, Occidental Mindoro.
The conference served as one of the major activities of DOST-MIMAROPA's Regional Science and Technology Week celebration, "Changing Lives through Science". Attended by more than 80 participants from local government units, private sector, other government agencies, and from the six (6) MIMAROPA SUCs, the co...
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DOST BACKS VIRGIN COCONUT OIL PRODUCTION IN BROOKE'S POINT, PALAWAN
Posted: Monday, October 01, 2018
Left photo) Brooke's Point Essentials main product, Virgin Coconut Oil, (Right photo), Brooke's Point Essentials VCO-Based Products including oil pull, herbal cream, herbal rub, sebo demacho, and ginger vaporizing rub
"With Brooke's Point Coco Product Producers Cooperative's success comes more opportunities for the Palaw'ans," BPCPPC President Daniel Sabuya mused.
Dubbed as the "Coconut Capital of Palawan," teeming 21, 073 hectares of coconut plantation and thus, their livelihood centers on exploiting this abundant supply.
However, due to the fluctuating prices of copra, other products that can be produced using coconuts is a welcome idea for Brooke's Point.
In 2012, LGU-Brooke's Point partnered with ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation, Inc. (AKLFI) to identify potential higher add...
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