DOST Caraga trains team of experts on cleaner production tech

/news/images/CPT-article-04-1024x570.jpg

A total of 22 engineers, environmental management and agriculture experts from different institutions in Caraga were trained on Cleaner Production Technology (CPT) from September 11-13, 2017.

The participants went through lectures, workshops, and company visits for three days to help them learn the steps in conducting and applying integrated environmental strategies, such as reducing wastes, assessing and changing input materials, improving plant layout and production flow, and modifying equipment.

/news/images/CPT-06-1024x570.jpg

Group 1 members interviewing Mrs. Flora Martirez, the proprietor of Flora's Cakes and Pastries in Buenavista, Agusan del Norte

Participants were split into two groups for the site visit of the firms (who are DOST's clients for the SETUP Program)—Efren Panganiban Farm Traders and Flora's Cakes and Pastries—located in Buenavista, Agusan del Norte. They consolidated the data gathered from the firms and came up with CPT reports.

Engr. Andre Paolo Lim, an accredited ASEAN industrial engineer and one of the facilitators of the training, recalled the participants were very cooperative in the process. He encouraged them to be more research-oriented and to continue learning the process and new strategies in CPT.

/news/images/news/images/CPT-06-1024x570.jpg

Group 2 members with Engr. Lim discussing the data they collected from the company visit.

In his note, DOST Caraga Assistant Regional Director Ricardo Varela further highlighted the  importance of CPT Team in the region. "DOST is ready to help them (the participants) in capacity building of skills and knowledge while they commit themselves to be available for the consultancy program," says Mr. Varela.

The participants were composed of five (5) personnel from the Provincial Science and Technology Centers, 15 faculty and staff from Caraga State University, one (1) faculty from Father Saturnino Urios University, and one (1) staff from Caraga State University-Cabadbaran Campus.

The same participants were also trained on Energy Audit last May 2017. They will create the Energy Audit and Cleaner Production Technology Team in the region and will provide technical service to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the region to help increase their productivity with less energy input, materials, and waste in the process.

 

Source:https://news.oneexpert.gov.ph/news/dost-caraga-trains-team-experts-cleaner-production-tech/

Other News from Region 13

Mga produktibong barayti ng utaw sa Rehiyon 10 at 13, natukoy sa programa
Posted: Monday, January 27, 2020
Natukoy ang mga produktibong barayti ng utaw sa Rehiyon 10 at 13 base sa inisyal na resulta ng mga isinagawang pananaliksik. Ang mga serye ng eksperimento na bahagi ng Soybean R&D Program ay isinagawa...   read full story

Soybean R&D project launched in Surigao del Sur
Posted: Monday, January 20, 2020
MANILA, Philippines — The country’s soybean industry is threatened by tight competition with other crops such as rice and corn in terms of production area. This is further challenged by unfav...   read full story

Soybean R&D project launches in Surigao del Sur
Posted: Friday, January 03, 2020
Dr. Jocelyn B. Panduyos, project leader from SDSSU , presenting the project overview and objectives to the attendees of the inception meeting. The country’s soybean industry is threatened by ti...   read full story

R&D on soybeans reaps promising results
Posted: Monday, December 09, 2019
MANILA, Philippines — Taking off from a fruitful first year of implementation, projects on soybean continue to reap promising results. On-farm field trials of projects in Bukidnon and Agusan ...   read full story