DOST top exec visits DPITC
Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña is briefed on the raft method, a sustainable and environment-friendly technology for growing oysters, during his visit at the Department of Science and Technology- Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development Innovation and Technology Center (DPITC), PCAARRD Complex, Los Baños, Laguna. De la Peña visited the Center during the simultaneous holding of the National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) in four science community hubs and 16 regional offices of the Department of Science and Technology.
DOST officials visit Los Baños Science Community cluster exhibits for the 2016 NSTW
DOST Secretary Engr. Fortunato T. Dela Peña (left photo) visits the SIPAG ni Juan exhibits at the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (DOST-PCAARRD) Innovation and Technology Center (DPITC). DOST-PCAARRD Acting Executive Director Dr. Reynaldo V. Ebora and DOST-PCAARRD Marine Resources Research Division Director Dr. Mari-Ann M. Acedera explain the technologies under the National Abalone R&D program. Abalone, a fishery resource, has high commercial values worldwide as its meat is an important source of food, while its shell is used for ornaments and jewelries.
Los Baños Science Community joins 2016 NSTW
The Los Baños Science Community cluster joins this year’s National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) as it opens simultaneously on July 25, 2016 in 16 regional offices of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and in four major science hubs of the country.
Ebora bags 2016 UPAA Distinguished Alumnus Award for S&T
For any academic institution, nothing compares to seeing its alumni reap the fruits from the seeds that it has sown. The University of the Philippines (UP) takes this pride as it recognizes one of its outstanding alumni for his contribution in the country’s development through science and technology (S&T).
The Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD) Acting Executive Director Reynaldo V. Ebora has been honored with the 2016 UP Alumni Association (UPAA) Distinguished Alumnus Award in Science and Technology (Biotechnology).