DOST holds S&T caravan in Aglipay

  • March 16, 2017
  • Thelma C. Bicarme

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, March 16 (PIA)-- The Department of Science & Technology (DOST)  regional office, through its Provincial Science and Technology Center here, recently conducted a two day  Science and Technology Caravan in Aglipay town with the theme "Science for the People".

 

Provincial Director Lucio Calimag said the caravan was attended not only by the Aglipayanos but also some residents from nearby towns. 

 

The two day S&T caravan was highlighted with various activities such as exhibits from the different SET-UP adaptors in Cabarroguis and Aglipay, presentation of different DOST programs and services through S&T fora, livelihood trainings, S&T services and consultancy.

 

Calimag said DOST Regional Director Sancho Mabborang has personally awarded projects under the Grant-In-Aid (GIA) program.

 

Some of these projects include STARBOOKS, Automatic Weather Station for Maddela, complementary food for the children aged 6 to 23,  months, dairy for Nagtipunan, technology center for Maddela, coffee processing machine and vaccum fryer for QSU Diffun, among others.

 

"A livelihood project worth P100,000.00 under the Community Empowerment thru Science and Technology was also awarded to Sangbay in Nagtipunan," Calimag added.

 

Training workshops on Good Manufacturing Practices and Food Safety, cassava processing, home care and alternative renewable energy (biogas, solar) were also conducted. (ALM/TCB/PIA 2-Quirino)       


Other News

PNP, water district sign MOA to protect Isarog watershed in Bicol
  • August 17, 2017
NAGA CITY, Aug. 16 (PIA) – With its mandate to protect, manage, develop and conserve the Mt. Isarog Natural Park (MINP) in Camarines Sur, the Metro Naga Water District (MNWD) had the Naga City Police Station as its newest stakeholder in the collaboration to protect and conserve the MINP. On Aug. 7, the Naga police and the MNWD signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) to firm up the cooperation and collaboration between the two entities.   MNWD Board Chairman Jorge T. Palma said the MOA intends to address the protection, conservation and rehabilitation of a portion of the MINP wate...Read more
Surigao delegates join global waste management confab in Bangkok
  • August 17, 2017
SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, Aug. 17 (PIA) – In an effort to gain insights and learn best practices of proper waste management abroad, Governor Sol F. Matugas led the Surigao del Norte delegation who participated in the Global Waste Management Conference 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand last August 1-2. With the theme, “Building Sustainability in an Urbanized World through Strategic Waste Management,” the International Global Waste Management Conference 2017 is the first in Asia, designed to provide a platform to address the rising issues in relation to the negative impacts of waste on h...Read more
DepEd School Building Program: A Briefer
  • August 17, 2017
PASIG CITY, Aug. 17 -- On par with the President’s directive to “Build, Build, Build”, the Department of Education (DepEd) has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to outline the strategy for the implementation of the Basic Education Facilities Fund (BEFF).   Part of the agreement was for DepEd and DPWH to jointly conduct the validation of proposed school building to determine: a) buildable spaces, b) classroom building types, and c) actual project costs. An important part of this strategy is the conduct of geo-technical...Read more
Congressman Bordado highlights achievements in State of the District Address
  • August 17, 2017
NAGA CITY, Aug. 17 (PIA) –Camarines Sur Rep. Gabriel H. Bordado Jr. (third district) delivered the first ever State of the District Address last Saturday, Aug. 12, at the Eurotel Convention Center here.   Before a well-attended gathering of local officials and civil society leaders in his district, Bordado presented a summary of his accomplishments for July 2016  to July 2017.   For his legislative work, Bordado had a perfect attendance during sessions in Congress where he was present 97 times in 97 session days.  He also authored and co-authored 93 Bills, made five manife...Read more