Streaming the convergence of rice science and culture through the youth
Streaming the convergence of rice science and culture through the youth. Students in different schools in Central Luzon are in high spirits as they join in simultaneous activities, such as on-the-spot poster making contest, rice food art, and the palarong palay which featured the game jack en poy or rock-paper-scissors and bunong braso or arm wrestling, among other indigenous games. The activities were meant to inspire the youth on the importance of rice production by showcasing the convergence of rice science, technology, and culture.
Video on proper pig management to encourage backyard pig farming among the youth
An animated video featuring proper pig management for backyard pig farming was recently developed and uploaded online by a project.
The said project is being supported and coordinated by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) and the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD).
Nueva Ecija cheers rice awareness month through FIESTA
SCIENCE CITY OF MUNOZ, Nueva Ecija-- The Central Luzon Agriculture, Aquatic and Resources Research and Development Consortium (CLAARRDEC) conducts its Rice Farms and Industry Encounters through the Science and Technology Agenda (FIESTA) today and tomorrow at the Philippine Rice Research Institute, Central Experiment Station in time with the Rice Awareness Month.
The said event adopts the theme, Diwang Makabago at Tradisyunal na Teknolohiya sa Agrikultura at Pangisdaan, Handog sa mga Pilipinong Magsasaka. The same theme will also be adopted in the next leg of the event, which will feature the Goat FIESTA.
PCAARRD calls for nominations for Pantas and Tanglaw Awards
Are you a notable scientist/researcher or research administrator, or do you belong to an institution that has significantly contributed to the advancement of agriculture, aquatic, and natural resources (AANR) research and development in the Philippines? You could be the next Pantas and Tanglaw awardee.
The Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD) is now accepting nominations for the said awards.