Partnership towards Productivity
Through the DOST Local Grants-In-Aid Program known as Community Empowerment through Science & Technology (CEST) the Demolok Valley National High School Community Association received one (1) unit Industrial Food Dehydrator. It was turned over on December 10, 2020 by the Provincial S&T Director, Ms. Maria Victoria Dado together with the SPAMAST President, Dr. Ruth Lucero to the school’s and PTA officials headed by Ms. Josie Dela Cruz, the school head. The grant will lead an aspiring endeavor not just in honing the skills and interest of the students but also in improving the way of life of the indigenous community of Demolok Valley.
DOST XI turns over Provincial R&D Agenda to the Local Government
Davao Occidental- After a series of consultative meetings and revisions, the Davao Occidental Research for Development Agenda (DORDA) for 2020-2025 was already finalized and turned over to the Provincial Local Government of Davao Occidental on December 11, 2020 at the VIP Room of the Malita Gym, Davao Occidental. The province was the first in the Davao Region to craft its Research for Development (R4D) Agenda addressing the gaps and problems in the province.
DOST XI to hold first virtual NSTW Celebration in Davao
There’s no stopping the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in staging the National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) celebration in Davao Region despite the current COVID-19 pandemic.
The NSTW is an annual celebration that highlights the significant contributions of science and technology to national development and has become a platform for heralding S&T advocacy in the country.
This year, DOST XI will be hosting various online activities in line with this year’s theme “Agham at Teknolohiya: Sandigan ng Kalusugan, Kaayusan, Kabuhayan, at Kinabukasan”, which aims to highlight the power and contribution of Science, Technology and Innovation in the four areas.
The week-long celebration will kickstart with the online launching of Davao Regional Science and Technology Week Virtual Exhibit which will be held on December 7, 2020 at 9:00 A.M.
DOST XI is the new home of Artist Bong Perez’ 20 artworks
The Department of Science and Technology Region XI is the new home of the 20 pieces of framed art prints made by local artist and professor, Teody Boylie “Bong” Perez.
In a turnover ceremony on Wednesday, November 18, Prof. Perez, a faculty of the Department of Humanities of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences of UP Mindanao, a Datu Bago awardee (2016) and a National Commission for Culture and Arts (NCCA) 2020 Grantee officially handed over his artworks to the DOST XI represented by Regional Director Dr. Anthony C. Sales, CESO III.
FPIC-Davao among the 10 winners of GBPR 2020
The Food Processing Innovation Center-Davao’s best practice entry (FPIC-Davao) was hailed as one of the 10 winners for this year’s Government Best Practice Recognition (GBPR).
The Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) declared the winning entries on Friday, October 23, 2020, after a two-day presentation of entries of the 26 finalists on October 22-23, 2020 which was streamed live via DAP’s YouTube Channel.