“Personally seeing ripened fruits of CFCST today is truly an honor for me. Yes, I liken graduates to ripened fruits. Equip enough to share knowhow and contributions for the betterment of the community. Ready enough to spread and plant seeds of change and new hope for a brighter future.”



KORONADAL CITY – The Department of Science and Technology XII (DOST XII) in response to Bayanihan Bakunahan Ligtas Lakas Buong Pilipinas COVID-19 National Vaccination Days (NVD) November 29, 30 and December 1 2021 together with partner agencies- the Department of Budget and Management XII, Department of Social Welfare and Development XII, Department of Health XII, Commission on Higher Education XII, Department of Human Settlement and Urban Development XII and Department of Interior and Local Government XII under the Regional Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (RIATF-IED) formed a Vaccination Immersion Team to visit the top 3 lowest vaccinated barangays in South Cotabato to monitor the vaccination process, and provide assistance.


In response to the request of the Office of Congressman Ferdinand Hernandez and 11th and 12th Special Forces Company, DOST XII Regional Director Engr. Sammy P. Malawan, CESE sent Engr. Tamano S. Sacar, SRS II, to present the STARP (Science, Technology Aqua Ram Pump) Project on June 23, 2021 at the Congressional Office, Koronadal City.



IN PHOTOS: DOST XII Regional Director Engr. Sammy Malawan and MIAP V-Pres. Engr. Jeremy Aguinea paid a courtesy meeting to South Cotabato 1st District Cong. Shirlyn Bañas-Nograles on August 17, 2021, at Metallic Pisces Engineering Works, Calumpang, General Santos City.



The Department of Science and Technology Region XII in partnership with DOST-Technology Application and Promotion Institute (TAPI) has conducted recently a webinar on Invent School Program (ISP) for College via Zoom platform.

After the series of project visits and assessment to the Indigenous People (IP) communities initiated by the Office of 2nd District of South Cotabato Congressman Ferdinand Hernandez together with Department of Science and Technology Regional XII in coordination with Lt. Col. Zandro Alvez, Battalion Commamder Special Forces Battalion, Capt. Erwin Villanueva, Company Commander of 11th Special Forces Company and Capt. Michael Clememte, Company Commander of 12th Special Forces Company of Philippine Army (PA), at least 5 sitios in the barangay of Ned, Lake Sebu and Laconon, T’boli, South Cotabato, will receive Ram Pump from DOST XII.


In response to request of the Philippine Army 39th Infantry Battalion, 10ID, DOST XII conducted site visit and evaluation for the proposed installation of Hydraulic Ram Pump to address limited potable water supply among residents of Brgy. Paraiso, Tulunan, North Cotabato.


Personnel of DOST XII in collaboration with 11th & 12th Special Forces Company and Office of 2nd District Congressman Ferdinand Hernandez of South Cotabato conducted site visit and evaluation to the geographically-isolated and disadvantageous Indigenous People (IP) communities in Sitio Lamdel, Sitio Blit & Sitio Bago in Brgy. Ned, Lake Sebu, South Cotabato last June 26, 2021.



Hon Congressman Jose "Ping-Ping" I. Tejada of the 3rd District of Cotabato graced the event together with USM President Dr. Francisco Gil N. Garcia represented by Vice-President for RDE Dr. Edward A. Barlaan, and CFCST President Dr. Ali K. Dilangalen.