Happening Now: DOST X RSTW, FIESTA, RICE, & RSRDH
By EDD K. USMAN
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VALENCIA, Bukidnon (SDN) — FOUR events are happening starting today here in Mindanao, all of them in relation with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).
Not in particular order, are the DOST X Regional Science and Technology Week (RSTW), the Farms and Industry Encounters through the Science and Technology Agenda (FIESTA) of the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (DOST-PCAARRD), the Regional Invention Contest and Exhibition (RICE), and the Regional Symposium on Research and Development Highlights (RSDH).
The head of the DOST, Science Secretary Fortunato de la Pena is here to provide an inspiration to the participants coming from the academe, stakeholders, students, other participants and guests, as well as officials of DOST agencies and regional offices.
Also here, among others, are DOST Undersecretary for Regional Operations Dr. Brenda Nazareth-Manzano, Director Edgar I. Garcia of the Technology Application and Promotion Institute (DOST-TAPI), DOST Regional Director Rowen Gelonga, PCAARRD Deputy Executive Director Dr. Melvin B. Carlos, PCAARRD Director for Applied Communications Division Marita Acompanado Carlos, and many others.
Here’s the events in photographs:
DOST Secretary Fortunato T. de la Pena (center) is flanked by Central Mindanao University (CMU) President Dr. Jesus Antonio G. Derije (left) and DOST X Director Alfonso P. Alamban.
DOST Undersecretary for Regional Operations Dr. Brenda Nazareth-Manzano (right) and at her left Valencia, Bukidon, Mayor Azucena P. Huervas.
PCAARRD Executive Director Dr. Melvin B. Carlos.
PCAARRD Director for Applied Communications Division Dr. Marita Acompanado Carlos entertains a visitor at the PCAARRD booth.
To be updated.