DOST XI’s DRRM Team first to be trained on DOST-ASTI’s Flood Mapping Technology
The Information and Communications Technology - Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (ICT-DRRM) Section from the Department of Science and Technology Region XI (DOST XI) successfully completed the three-day virtual Flood Mapping Training Series on October 12-14, 2021.
DOST XI’s ICT-DRRM Section, composed of ICT practitioners, Mr. Jonathan Victolero, Mr. John Paolo Boniel, Mr. Ephraim Franco, Mr. Rey Suarez, and Mr. Sukarno Sukarno, was the first DOST Regional Office to be trained on the use of the flood mapping methodology of DOST-Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI).
DOST XI kicks off pre-RSTW festivities with back-to-back activities
The Department of Science and Technology Region XI (DOST XI) officially commenced its pre-Regional Science and Technology Week (RSTW) festivities through the conduct of back-to-back events aimed to benefit students, and rural health units, respectively.
DOST XI PROMOTES BREADFRUIT AS EMERGENCY FOOD SOURCE IN TARRAGONA, DAVAO ORIENTAL
DAVAO ORIENTAL– The Department of Science and Technology Region XI (DOST XI) continues to lead the way in battling the adverse effects of climate change and strengthening the disaster preparedness of the people in Davao Region. Through its Provincial Science and Technology Center in Davao Oriental (PSTC DO), DOST XI successfuly conducted the Training on Breadfruit Propagation and Seedling Distribution at the Municipal Hall, Tarragona, Davao Oriental on October 7, 2021.
The activity was participated by key personnel from the Municipal Agriculture Office (MAO), the Municipal Mayor's Office and the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources (MENRO) of Tarragona Davao Oriental who spearheaded the propagation of breadfruit in their locality.
DOST XI CONDUCTS GMP AWARENESS FOR SEAWEED PROCESSORS IN DAVAO DEL SUR
DAVAO DEL SUR – With the aim of promoting the safety and quality of food products as well as to help small food processors earn the trust of consumers, the Department of Science and Technology Region XI (DOST XI), through its Provincial Science and Technology Center in Davao Del Sur (PSTC DS) and in collaboration with the Provincial Governor’s Office-Public Employment Service Office (PGO-PESO), conducted a Good Manufacturing Process (GMP) Awareness Seminar for Sta. Cruz Seaweed Processors at Lawis Bato, Sta. Cruz Davao del Sur last September 29, 2021.
Experts from the Davao Food and Safety Team – Ms. Eva Jean Villaceran, RSI and Engr. Harleen Moya U. Jao, trained a total of 36 seaweed processors on topics such as the importance and principles of GMP in all facilities , how to lessen waste in their production, and many more.
DOST XI EMPOWERS DEMOLOK COMMUNITY AND WOMEN ASSOCIATION THRU VARIOUS LIVELIHOOD TRAININGS
DAVAO OCCIDENTAL- Empowering communities, especially those in geographically isolated and depressed areas (GIDAs), thru sustainable livelihood is one of the flagship programs of the Department of Science and Technology XI (DOST XI). Through its Provincial Science and Technology Center in Davao Occidental (PSTC-Davao Occidental), DOST XI conducted various technology trainings for the Demolok Valley NHS Community Association and the Demolok Valleys Women last September 15, 2021 in Brgy. Demolok Valley, Malita, Davao Occidental.