The Hydrology for Environment, Life and Policy (HELP)-Davao Network (HDN) is a River Basin Organization (RBO) committed to advocate Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) for the sustainability of the river basins in Davao City. As a member organization of the Network of Asian River Basin Organizations (NARBO), it was chosen as one of the two (2) RBOs in the Philippines subjected to NARBO’s RBO Performing Benchmarking Process to assess its level of performance.


(S&T Media Service, DOST-STII) The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) launched the first ever food processing innovation center  in the country last May 15, 2014 at the Philippine Women’s College (PWC) of Davao in Matina, Davao City. The launch formally ushered a more dynamic food industry whose gains will cascade down to micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises, especially for those based in the region.


Sec. Montejo demonstrates the use of hazard map, particularly in rebuilding the Yolanda-ravaged Tacloban City. The map is acquired and processed by the DOST-UP project  “Disaster Risk and Exposure Assessment for Mitigation.


S & T Media Service - The Department of Science and Technology and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources jointly launched last May 17 the Yolanda Rehabilitation Scientific Information Center (YoRInfoCenter) to provide scientific data to national agencies and humanitarian organizations concerned with the rehabilitation of areas in Eastern Visayas ravaged by typhoon Yolanda.