Sto Domingo, Ilocos Sur - A total of 34 Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS) of this town participated in the 2-day training on the Department of Science and Technology- Package for the Improvement of Nutrition of Young Children (DOST PINOY) through the initiative of the Department of Science and Technology Provincial S&T Center – Ilocos Sur (DOST PSTC-IS) last August 31 and September 1.

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, La Union - The Department of Science and Technology Region I (DOST-I), together with DZAG Radyo Pilipinas Agoo, featured the Metals and Engineering Innvoation Center (MEIC) on their weekly radio program titled, “Tekno Presyensya: Syensya ken Teknolohiya para kadagiti Umili,” on September 1, 2022.

Considered as the backbone of the Philippine economy, agriculture plays a critical role in pump priming the country’s economy but it is hounded by various challenges such as lack of fully mechanized equipment, high prices of farm inputs, and damaging natural calamities, to name a few, that affect the income of farmers.