Coffee processing community in NegOcc to benefit the CEST Program

In the mountainous part of the Municipality of E.B. Magalona locates Brgy. Canlusong, a community with an ideal and privileged place to grow coffee trees. With its potential to participate meaningfully in the economy, it faces the challenge of strenuous and costly marketing of their coffee as they are producing hundreds of sacks per harvest continue reading : Coffee processing community in NegOcc to benefit the CEST Program

DOST’s Balik Scientist developing ‘kadios’ as skin antibiotic

What is locally considered a minor crop grown in backyards or on a small amount of farm acreage in Panay Island has a very promising anti-bacterial activity against different types of skin diseases. Traditionally, Kadios is a popular, functional Ilonggo food that has long been an ingredient in the Ilonggo cuisine known as “KBL”, a continue reading : DOST’s Balik Scientist developing ‘kadios’ as skin antibiotic

DOST VI lab determines shelf life of food products in new testing services

Ensuring the welfare concerns and consumer protection concerning to water and food safety and quality, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Western Visayas adjoined the newly established Shelf Life Testing Services in the existing laboratory services of its Regional Standards and Testing Laboratory (RSTL). The DOST VI RSTL also houses the Microbiological Testing Laboratory continue reading : DOST VI lab determines shelf life of food products in new testing services

DOST VI empowers barangays in Capiz through CEST program

Aligned with the agenda to alleviate poverty and provide livelihood by empowering the marginalized segments of society, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) VI continues to address the prevalent issues in communities through its Community Empowerment through Science and Technology (CEST) program in the barangays of Timpas, Capagao, and Tinigban in Panitan, Capiz. The continue reading : DOST VI empowers barangays in Capiz through CEST program

e-Nutribun tech prompts call for squash suppliers

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in Western Visayas encourages squash suppliers to contribute for the adopters of the developed Enhanced Nutribun or e-Nutribun.  Currently, there is a shortage of supplies amid the production and distribution of the project. There are now six e-Nutribun technology adopters in Western Visayas, namely Waffle Time Incorporated in continue reading : e-Nutribun tech prompts call for squash suppliers

DOST grants STARBOOKS through DepEd’s Adopt-A-School Program

Tandang Sora Elementary School in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental seals agreement with DOST’s STARBOOKS or the Science and Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly-Operated Kiosks. The alumna of Tandang Sora Elementary School Batch 1970 coordinated with the Department of Education through its Adopt-A-School-Program for the donation of 3 units of laptops plus another unit donated continue reading : DOST grants STARBOOKS through DepEd’s Adopt-A-School Program

DOST deploys first mobile contactless CoViD-19 specimen collection booth

The first mobile contactless specimen collection booth for CoViD-19 testing was developed by the Department of Science and Technology Region VI (DOST VI) in collaboration with the Iloilo Science and Technology University (ISATU) Main Campus. The unit was deployed at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol last December 14. Designed and fabricated by DOST Philippine Council for Industry, continue reading : DOST deploys first mobile contactless CoViD-19 specimen collection booth

Access travel permits, pass-throughs the fast, easy and smart way

Dealing with the CoViD-19 outbreak for several months has pushed us in adopting ways of tailoring interventions into local settings, from finding each infected person, tracing close contacts, and placing them under quarantine, to promoting basic hygiene measures to the public.  As we open our community and allow people to go on with their daily continue reading : Access travel permits, pass-throughs the fast, easy and smart way