DOST XI to assist two barangays in Paquibato District
DAVAO CITY – The Department of Science and Technology Region XI (DOST XI), through the Davao City Science and Technology Center (CSTC), is set to provide Science and Technology (S&T) assistance to two Geographically Isolated and Disadvantaged Areas (GIDA) in Paquibato District to help alleviate poverty.
Davao CSTC has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on May 7, 2021 with the Local Government Units (LGUs) of Barangay Paquibato Proper and Barangay Lumiad , and the 27th Infantry Action Battalion, 10th Infantry Agila Division, Philippine Army for the implementation of the Community Empowerment Through Science and Technology (CEST) Project in the two areas.
DOST XI Forges Agreement with DepEd Davao Occidental for Community Empowerment Project
DAVAO OCCIDENTAL – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region XI, through its Provincial Science and Technology Center in Davao Occidental, signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Department of Education (DepEd) - Davao Occidental Division for the S&T interventions to be implemented under its Project, Community Empowerment thru Science and Technology (CEST).
Ata-Manobo Tribal Youth Joins CEST Seminar on Product Packaging and Labeling
DAVAO DEL NORTE - Ata-Manobo traditional corn-coffee is set to be introduced to the mainstream market in Davao Region. As a springboard, twenty-four (24) individuals mostly members of the Dagohoy Ata-Manobo Kabatan-onan Organization (DAMKO) were trained on the basics of Product Packaging and Labeling at Bagsakan Center, Purok 4 Sitio Mangga, Barangay Dagohoy, Talaingod last April 30, 2021.
Lectures were reinforced with a simulation-workshop on developing a sample product packaging and label for raw eggs. Participants acknowledged its significance in maintaining the goods quality and in gaining competitive market advantage. “Packaging of the product is the silent seller because its presentation on the shelf creates a Buy Me psyche to the consumers”, DOST XI’s Technology Innovation and Packaging Innovation head, Mr. Arnel M. Rodriguez emphasized.
DOST XI inks MOA with LGU Tarragona for Community Empowerment Project
DAVAO ORIENTAL – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region XI, thru its Provincial Science and Technology Center in Davao Oriental, entered into a partnership with the Municipal Local Government Unit (LGU) of Tarragona for the implementation of the Community Empowerment thru Science and Technology (CEST) Project.
Mayor Nestor L. Uy of LGU Tarragona and Provincial Science and Technology Center-Davao Oriental Director, Ms. Sharon M. Alegado led the ceremonial signing of the Memorandum of Agreement held on April 27, 2021 at the Municipal Building of Tarragona, Davao Oriental.
Mindanao discusses efforts and initiatives to achieve SDGs
Mindanao sustainability requires the collective and united efforts of all stakeholders, staying true to the aspiration and vision: “A Land for all, today and tomorrow”, regardless of cultural and socioeconomic background, where no one is deprived. To attain this, knowledge and responsible governance will be imperative.
With this, the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP), together with the DOST Mindanao Regional Offices (IX, X, XI, XII, CARAGA, and BARMM), held the two-day virtual Mindanao Regional Future Earth Philippines Community Mobilization Workshop on April 26 and 28, 2020.