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).
DOST’s assistance was sought by DepEd for its food processing center to offer food product development equipment and chemical, physio-chemical, microbial and sensorial laboratory analysis all for senior high school students and faculty who are into product development in the Province of Davao Occidental.
The funding assistance to procure equipment for the establishment of the facility is part of DOST XI’s roll-out of the CEST Project in Barangays Demoloc, Pinalpalan, Little Baguio, Manuel Peralta, Mana, Lais, Fishing Village, in the said Province to focus on all components, ensuring access to quality information that can be used to empower education and teaching techniques, and provide opportunities to the marginalized sectors.
Schools Division Superintendent, Dr. Lorenzo E. Mendoza, CESO VI of DepEd Davao Occidental and Provincial Science and Technology Center – Davao Occidental Director, Ms. Maria Victoria I. Dado led the ceremonial signing of the MOA on May 4, 2021 at Lacaron, Davao Occidental. (Text and Photo by PSTC Davao Occidental)
DOST XI S&T Promotion