PCAARRD wraps up research monitoring and evaluation training
Twenty-three project leaders and researchers flocked to Cebu City on April 17, 2017 for a five-day training initiated by the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD).
Titled as “Outcomes-Based Research Monitoring and Evaluation for Industry Strategic S&T Plans (ISP) as well as programs and projects,” the training aimed to enhance the skills of the participant-stakeholders of the ISPs.
Balik Scientist winds up engagement with exit report
Dr. Michael Y. Roleda, a scientist under the Balik Scientist Program (BSP) concluded his short-term engagement recently through an exit report presentation at the University of the Philippines-Marine Science Institute (UP-MSI), his host institution.
Roleda gave a lecture titled “Red, Blue, and Green and Shades in Between: Environmental or Genetic Control in Color Expression in Kappaphycus?”
The lecture focused on the color chromatic adaptation (CCA) of Kappaphycus, commonly known as red algae, the seaweed used in the production of irradiated carrageenan, a plant growth regulator.
Training on persuasive communication and presentation held
Twenty-six project implementers joined a three-day training, which taught them the art of effectively selling their project ideas.
Held in Cebu City recently, the training was titled “How to Get Key Decision Makers Say Yes to Your Project Ideas: A Training Course for Project Implementers.”
The training, which was provided for 16 partner institutions of the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic, and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD), was coordinated by PCAARRD’s Institution Development Division (IDD).
Darag native chicken production gains momentum with STMF
The Science and Technology Model Farm (STMF) is one of the technology transfer modalities conceptualized and developed by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD). It showcases the requirements and effects of applying the full package of technologies (POT) or “technology convergence” for identified priority commodities under the PCAARRD’s Industry Strategic S&T Program (ISP).