DOST-PCAARRD aims for higher coconut productivity through genomics projects
Two spin-off projects on coconut genetic and varietal improvement are expected to boost the country’s coconut industry.
The two projects kicked off following the success of the Industry Strategic S&T Program (ISP) for Coconut, particularly the use of genomics, genetics and molecular marker assisted breeding for a competitive and sustainable Philippine Coconut Industry.
Sowing S&T Innovations through the Press for Agri-Aqua Growth
The search is on for the first Ulat SIPAG Awardees. PCAARRD has opened its doors to nominations for the 2018 Ulat SIPAG award. Consisting of the print and broadcast categories, Ulat SIPAG, seeks to boost the promotion of the Council’s Strategic Industry (S&T) Program for Agri-Aqua Growth (SIPAG).
DOST-PCAARRD promotes health management for shrimps
The Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic, and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD) recently conducted a training on shrimp health management.
The training aimed to update participants on current trends in shrimp’s health management as well as technologies for disease detection.
PCAARRD farmer cooperators from Samar and Leyte launch sweetpotato products
Eleven People’s Organizations (POs) composed of farmer-cooperators from Leyte and Samar showcased their sweetpotato products during the Sweetpotato–Industry Strategic Program (SP-ISP) Business Launch and Product Exhibit held at Robinsons Place, Tacloban City in Leyte last January 26, 2018.