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DOST Usec. Manzo to meet DOST V management and staff for the on-site review of 2018 performance and 2019 Target setting

The department of Science and Technology (DOST) Undersecretary for regional
Operation, *Usec. Brenda L. Nazareth-Manzano* and party is schedule to
visit the Bicol Region 12-13 February 2019. The First day is for a staff
Meeting management and heads divisions, provincial S&T Center (PSTCs) and
units at DOST Region V, and the second day for the project visit.

During the Regional Office Peer Review of 2018 performance and
2019 Target Setting, *Dir Tomas B. Briñas*, Regional Director, DOST V will
welcome the DOST guest and introduce the participants. Meanwhile, *Usec.
Manazano *will give the Rational of the Activity.

Dir. Briñas shall likewise present the 2018 Accomplishment,
2019 Target and the 2020 Proposed Budget, to be followed by an open forums.

Two (2) project under the Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading
Program (DOST –SETup) in the province of Albay to be visit are: HML Foods
Corporation (Bicol’s Best), DARAGA, Albay, the 2018 National Finalist and
Regional Winner for the BEST SETup Adoptor, and the Hillspring Bakeshop and
Catering Service Guinobatan, Albay.

Performance Review and Target Setting for the regional office
is important in the finalization of the entire plan of the department and
continued improvement in the delivery of S&T services. (Dr.
P.O.Lucena/Engr. S.B. Noguera, DOST V).


*PhilAAST holds 2019 S&T Caravan in Cavite

The Philippine Association for the Advancement of Science snd Technology
(PhilAAST) conducted this year’s first S&T Caravan at Cavite State
University, Indang, Cavite on February 1, 2019.

The S&T Caravan paved way for the induction of new PhilAAST members. It was
graced by the presence of Engr. Lydia Tansinsin, Dr. Teddy F. Tepora, Dr.
Reynaldo V. Ebora, Director of Philippine Council for Agriculture Aquatic
and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD), Dr. Hernando D.
Robles, President of Cavite State University, Dr. Alexander R. Madrigal,
Regional Director of Department of Science and Technology-CALABARZON, Dr.
Jaime C. Montoya, Executive Director of Philippine Council for Health
Research and Development (PCHRD) and President of PhilAAST, Sec. Fortunato
T. de la Peña, Secretary of the Department of Science and Techology and
Adviser of PhilAAST. Other members of PhilAAST were also present in the

Dr. Jaime C. Montoya oriented the new members on the activities of
PhilAAST. He expressed his gratitude towards the new members and assured
them that “[PhilAAST] will be able to do more with the participation of
passionate people. Meanwhile, Sec. Fortunato T. de la Peña presented the
major programs of DOST.

After the morning program, the guests were toured by Dr. Ruel M. Mojica,
Vice President for Research and Extension of CvSU, at CvSU’s Coffee Quality
Processing Center, Agriculture and Food Technology Business Incubator
Production Area and Coffee Genebank, and SciCAT for the Convergence of
Agriculture and Tourism (SciCAT) Site where CvSU showcased the aid of
Science and Technology in the development of commercialized products.

In the afternoon, Dr. Alexander R. Madrigal, joined by Bacoor Mayor Lani
Mercado-Revilla, toured Sec. Fortunato T. de la Peña and the guests at L.A.
Machineries Corporation, Bacoor Mussel Depuration Facility, and Bacoor Food
Processing Center, where they showcased Bacoor’s main product,
mussels/tahong. The tour also paved way for the brainstorming for future
projects and S&T interventions in Cavite.

Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña, DOST officials, and PhilAAST officials
pose with newly inducted PhilAAST members. Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña and Dr. Alexander Madrigal, Regional Director of DOST-CALABARZON tours the Dragon Fruit plantation of Silan AgriFarm.

Dr. Alexander Madrigal, Regional Director of DOST-CALABARZON, and Mayor
Lani Mercado-Revilla tours Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña at the Bacoor
Mussel Depuration Facility.By:Myrrh Caithlin Gutierez