By: Gilda S. De Jesus

Trece Martirez City, Cavite – A collaborative effort among DOST, DTI and DAR dubbed as “Forum on Entrepreneurship and Food Safety for Agrarian Reform Beneficiary Organizations (ARBOs) and other Stakeholders in Cavite took place on May 23, 2017 at DAR Office in Trece Martirez City.

By: John Maico M. Hernandez

Padre Garcia, Batangas – To raise awareness on the current technology on Decorticated Coconut Husks processing which converts “basurang bunots” to coconets and other crafts among the local processors from Dist. IV Women Coordinating Council (DWCC), Municipality of Lobo and Lingkod Barangay Livelihood Program, Inc. of Brgy. Gasang, Mabini, Batangas, “CocoTechKnowledge: Forum and Training on Current Technology on Decorticated Coconut Husk Processing” was conducted by DOST Batangas in partnership with the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) Zamboanga Research Center (ZRC), office of Cong. Lianda Bolilia and the local government of Padre Garcia, May 31 – June 01.

By: Rochelle L. Cruz

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The National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL) and Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Luzon Cluster (Regions I, II, III, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, V, NCR, and CAR) held the Luzon Regional Scientific Meeting (Luzon RSM) at CAP John Hay Convention Center, Baguio City last May 15-16. This is the last of the RSM series that kicked off in Davao City (Mindanao RSM) and followed by Visayas RSM in Cebu City. According to NAST, this was the first time they held regional scientific meetings as preparation for the 39th Annual Scientific Meeting on July.

DOST-CALABARZON cordially invites you to watch the FREE webinars (with Electronic Certificate of Participation) regarding Food Safety on June 6, 2017. Below are the titles and corresponding schedules (Manila time) of the free webinars (please see also the webinar banners):

- Food Labelling: Guides on Nutritional and Health Claims - 9:30AM
- Food Safety Laws and Regulations - 10:45AM

To join the free webinar, please see the instructions below:

By: Kat Bitao

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Through the aggressive pacing of our technology, we are becoming more and more tied to it. From the moment we open our eyes, we immediately go to check our phones, whether be it for messages or emails. It’s almost impossible to go in a day without using any of the devices all these technological advancements has created.