Locals learn from DOST’s technology interventions

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Nov. 24 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) recently trained students and women on food processing using crops are abundant in the area.


Provincial DOST head Jasmine Donaal said they trained 39 students of the Kalinga State University (KSU) on vegie cookies making 26 KALIPI members of Dugpa in Pinukpuk on taro and banana chips processing. DOST provided trainers while the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority provided the training materials.

This week, the DOST will conduct training on guyabano and coffee wine making for members of the Antonio Canao Multi-Purpose Cooperative in Lubuagan. The provision of support services to the cooperative is in convergence with the Department of Agrarian Reform which provided a building for the group, Donaal said.

Meanwhile, Donaal bared that the DOST will help KSU students patent their invention   which won first runner up under the Creative Research (Likha) category in the recent Regional Invention Contest and Exhibits. The entry was Design of KSU River-Hydrokinetic Turbine by Amado P. Imper, Rafael J. Padre, Ernesto Sayson, Christian Adora, and Lope T. Buen. This is a show-window of S&T innovation, she said. By: Peter Balocnit (JDP/PAB-PIA CAR, Kalinga)


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