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The Complementary Food Processing Facility (CFPF) in Kidapawan is set to mass produce another kinds of healthy and nutritious research-based products especially formulated for children.

Located at Brgy. Magsaysay, CFPF is a collaborative project of the LGU-Kidapawan and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) through the DOST XII and the DOST-Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) to combat malnutrition in 40 barangays of the city.


โ€œ๐˜•๐˜ข๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ฌ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ฌ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜‹๐˜–๐˜š๐˜› ๐˜ด๐˜ข ๐˜ฃ๐˜ถ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜บ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ข๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ. ๐˜๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜จ๐˜จ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ฏ๐˜จ๐˜ข๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜บ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ข๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜ด๐˜ข ๐˜ฏ๐˜ข๐˜จ๐˜ข๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜จ๐˜ฃ๐˜ข๐˜ฃ๐˜ข๐˜จ๐˜ฐ ๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ด๐˜ข ๐˜ข๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ข๐˜ฑ๐˜ฃ๐˜ถ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜บ ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜ด๐˜ข ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ฌ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ช๐˜ฃ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜จ๐˜ข๐˜บ ๐˜ด๐˜ข ๐˜ข๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ฐ๐˜ด๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ. ๐˜”๐˜ข๐˜ฌ๐˜ข๐˜ฌ๐˜ข๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ข ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฐ ๐˜ฌ๐˜ข๐˜บ๐˜ฐ ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ถ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ฎ๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ถ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜‹๐˜–๐˜š๐˜› ๐˜ฏ๐˜ข ๐˜จ๐˜ข๐˜จ๐˜ข๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ข๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ข ๐˜ญ๐˜ถ๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜จ๐˜ฐ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ข๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜บ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฌ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ.โ€


A quoted statement from Ms. Ensia B. Amino, president of Mโ€™lang United Bangsamoro Women Association during the project monitoring of DOST XII - Cotabato Provincial Office.

Mโ€™lang United Bangsamoro Women Association (MUBWA) is composed of 233 women members from the different barangays of Mlang municipality located at P-8, Bialong, Mโ€™lang, is one of the beneficiaries of DOST-Community Empowerment thru Science and Technology (CEST) Program last August of 2021.



โ€œWe, in the DOST, will continue to be committed and aggressive in implementing our programs and servicesโ€.


The concluding message of OIC-Provincial Director Forester Nabil A. Hadji Yassin summed up Regional Director Engr. Sammy P. Malawan and the agencyโ€™s perpetual slogan as the Department of Science and Technology XII equipped the participants with indispensable knowledge in metrology through skills training held at Avior Hotel, General Santos City last August 2-3, 2022.



DOST-Science Education Institute (SEI) Scholarship as one of the most recognized banner programs of DOST, conducts the 2022 Virtual Undergraduate Scholarship Orientation last July 21, 2022. United in one purpose to be oriented, 188 Qualifiers and Parents attended the orientation which objective is to inform the qualifiers and the parents of the ways moving forward as they begin their scholarship journey.


Department of Science and Technology XII (DOST XII) Regional Director Engr. Sammy P. Malawan graced the Pre-Commencement Exercises of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics of the Mindanao State University-General Santos City (MSU-GSC) on July 7, 2022 at the MSU-GSC Gymnasium. With great pride and honor, RD Malawan together with the MSU-GSC Officials, personally awarded Plaque of Recognition and Medal of Excellence to BERRY PATONONGON LAURON, a DOST-Science Education Institute (SEI) Scholar, for his outstanding academic excellence by graduating the degree Bachelor of Science in Mathematics as SUMMA CUM LAUDE.


The Department of Science and Technology Region XII through the DOST Sultan Kudarat Provincial Office turned over 6 million worth of equipment to chosen beneficiaries in the province last 7 April, 2022 at the Department of Science and Technology Philippine National Halal Laboratory and Science Center, Brgy. Paraiso, Koronadal City.

The turnover, headed by DOST Regional Director Engr. Sammy P. Malawan CESE enjoined with DOST Sultan Kudarat Provincial Office Director Ms. Zenaida Guiano was attended by DOST staff and project leaders and beneficiaries of CEST and GIA Programs.


With the goal of empowering students who have little or no access to S&T information resources, the Department of Science and Technology Region XII, led by Regional Director Engr. Sammy P. Malawan, empowered learners by providing STARBOOKS in 34 elementary and secondary schools in North Cotabato.



As beneficiary of the DOST XII Grant-in-Aid Program for enterprise technology upgrading, members of Persons with Disability (PWD) of Mโ€™lang Association availed One Million (1M) pesos worth of equipment for their following projects: Upgrading of Bakery, Establishment of Water Refilling Station and Calamansi Juice Processing. Along with this, they also availed various trainings offered by DOST.



Heavy rainfall, long rough roads, and a topsy-turvy travel while observing fasting never slowed down the DOST 12 Regional Director Sammy P. Malawan, CESE together with OIC-Provincial Director For. Nabil A. Hadji Yassin in giving ๐—ฆ๐—–๐—œ๐—˜๐—ก๐—–๐—˜ ๐—”๐—ก๐—— ๐—ง๐—˜๐—–๐—›๐—ก๐—ข๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—š๐—ฌ ๐—”๐—–๐—”๐——๐—˜๐— ๐—œ๐—– ๐—”๐—ก๐—— ๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—˜๐—”๐—ฅ๐—–๐—›-๐—•๐—”๐—ฆ๐—˜๐—— ๐—ข๐—ฃ๐—˜๐—ก๐—ฌ-๐—ข๐—ฃ๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—”๐—ง๐—˜๐—— ๐—ž๐—œ๐—ข๐—ž๐—ฆ (๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—”๐—ฅ๐—•๐—ข๐—ข๐—ž๐—ฆ) computer units personally to Blโ€™aan residents in Purok Datal Salvan, a community in Brgy. San Jose, General Santos City under ๐—ก๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ง๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ธ ๐—™๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ-๐—˜๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—Ÿ๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—–๐—ผ๐—บ๐—บ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—”๐—ฟ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—–๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ณ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜ (๐—ก๐—ง๐—™-๐—˜๐—Ÿ๐—–๐—”๐—–) areas.



The Department of Science and Technology region XII spearhead by Regional Director Engr. Sammy P. Malawan CESE together with Provincial Directors of Sultan Kudarat, Ms. Zenaida Guiano, Sargen, For. Nabil Hadjii Yassin, South Cotabato, Engr. Mahdali Alonto and North Cotabato, Mr. Michael Mayo, DOST Staff and the new SETUP Cooperators convened for a signing of Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (DOST-SETUP) held in the Philippine National Halal Laboratory and Science Center in Brgy. Paraiso, Koronadal City today, April 12, 2022.



โ€œImagine teachers using their laptops, flashing STARBOOKS contents on the TV screen while delivering their lectures to the students. What a wonderful sight!โ€


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