TATLO ang nilikhang mga solusyon upang maibsan ang suliranin sa mass transportation nuong panahon ng dating DOST Sec. Mario Montejo. Ito ay ang Automated Guideway Transit System na dati ay nasa University of the Philippines at DOST Head Office sa Bicutan, ang Hybrid Train na nasa Testing stage ng Philippine National Railways ngayon at ang Hybrid Electric Road Train na unang pinatakbo sa Clark pampanga at Cebu.
Sa mga nakaraang panayam sa DOST sinabi nilang ia Adapt ng Panay railways ang nasabing sasakyan upang patakbuhin sa buong panay island gamit ang right of way ng kanilang mga dating railroad tracks na ngayon ay mga makikitid na lamang na mga kalsada.
Bago idaos ang World halal Assembly sa maynila ay nasa General santos kapwa ang www.diaryongtagalog.net, www.dzmjonline.net at ang www.diaryongtagalogdzmj.blogspot.com upang ikober ang isang malaking aktibidad ng mga Muslim at napansin namin na may pamilyar na sasakyan sa plaza ng GENSAN at malapit lamang sa aming venue.
Hindi nga kami nagkamali at ito ang Hybrid electric Road Train ng DOST, ang bus na may tatlong bagon at umaandar na parang tren. nakausap namain ang nagbabantay nito at sinabing naka iskedyul pa umano itong paandarin sakaling makapunta na duon ang driver nitong manggagaling pa ng Maynila.
Sakaling paandarin ngaito sa GENSAN ay unang dapat bigyan ng kredito ay ang masipag na Regional Director ng DOST Region 12 na si Dr. Zenaida Laidan na bukod sa pag aasikaso sa promosyon ng Halal sa bansa ay naisasabay pa niyang dalhin at ibahagi ang teknolohiya ng DOST na solusyon sa suliranin ng mass transport.///Michael Balaguer, 09333816694, firstname.lastname@example.org
Endangered tree species Makaasim and Batikuling being conserved in project
LUCBAN, Quezon – Endangered tree species, ‘Makaasim’ and ‘Batikuling,’ will soon have high quality planting stocks through a project.
The project, “S&T Interventions on the Production of Quality Planting Materials of Two Important Forest Tree Species [Makaasim (Syzygium nitidum Benth) and Batikuling (Litsea leytensis Merr.)] Indigenous in Mt. Banahaw de Lucban,” is being monitored and funded by the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD).
The project will provide a scientific way of producing high quality planting stocks of indigenous trees for tree plantation. It is expected to develop rooting protocols for cloned Batikuling and Makaasim tree species and produce high quality planting stocks of indigenous forest tree species by this year.
In relation to the monitoring activities of the project, a team from PCAARRD recently visited Southern Luzon State University.
During the visit, Forester Kathreena Gutierrez, project leader, reported that the maintenance and management of the hedge garden was 50% complete. She also reported that the enhancement of clonal nursery and rooting facilities was 60% complete, while the test on varying concentrations of rooting hormone and mycorrhiza formulation in rooting Batikuling and Makaasim stem cuttings is 73% complete.
The PCAARRD monitoring team lead by Dr. Leila America, Forestry and Environment Research Division (FERD) Director, visited the hedge garden, clonal nursery and rooting facilities, and recovery area of Makaasim and Batikuling tree species (Eirene Grace C. Zaragoza, DOST-PCAARRD S&T Media Services).
PCAARRD holds a sustainability planning workshop for the IP-TBM offices
The Technology Transfer and Promotion Division (TTPD) of the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD) held its first sustainability planning workshop for the Intellectual Property and Technology Business Management (IP-TBM) offices.
The workshop, which involved two batches of participants, was held on March 1, 2019 at the R.D. Guerrero III Room, DOST-PCAARRD Innovation and Technology Center (DPITC), Los Baños, Laguna.
The activity gathered all 26 IP-TBM offices from different state universities and colleges (SUCs) and research and development institutes (RDIs) to craft short- and long-term strategies that will advance the sustainability of the IP-TBM program.
PCAARRD Acting Executive Director Dr. Reynaldo V. Ebora advised the group to craft a sound commercialization plan of the agency’s intellectual property (IP) assets by taking into consideration the term of protection of the IPs, market considerations, business strategies, and technology commercialization mode (licensing, start-up, spin-off, or outright sale).
“Commercialization strategies should not be commodity-based but should focus on the IPs that can be generated from the technology/product, and it should be aimed at extracting the economic value from these IPs,” Ebora said.
A survey form helped assess PCAARRD’s impact on the IP-TBM offices’ operations before and during the implementation. It also detailed their concerns, plans, activities, and need for further assistance.
TTPD officer-in-charge Noel A. Catibog emphasized that the team aimed to produce more success stories from the IP-TBM program. The first step in this endeavor is ensuring that IP-TBM offices are adequately capacitated and well-equipped so that they can stand independently as an office in the future.
The first batch of the IP-TBM offices included: Cavite State University (CvSU), Bataan Peninsula State University (BPSU), Benguet State University (BSU), Bicol University (BU), Capiz State University (CAPSU), Central Luzon State University (CLSU), Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV), and University of Southeastern Philippines (USeP).
The agencies included in the second batch were: Forest Products Research and Development Institute (FPRDI), Ifugao State University (IFSU), Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU), Isabela State University (ISU), Nueva Vizcaya State University (NVSU), Philippine Carabao Center (PCC), Pampanga State Agricultural University (PSAU), Laguna State Polytechnic University (LSPU), Western Philippines University (WPU), Bohol Island State University (BISU), Samar State University (SSU), Western Mindanao State University (WMSU), Central Mindanao University (CMU), University of Southern Mindanao (USM), Caraga State University (CSU), Iligan Institute of Technology (IIT), and Mindanao State University (MSU) (Kariza M. Geminiano, DOST-PCAARRD S&T Media Services).