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Bilang pagpupugay sa dating tagapamuno ng 39th Infantry Battalion (IB) ng Hukbong Sandatahan ng Pilipinas at pagkilala sa bagong pamunuan nito, pinaunlakan ni DOST XII Regional Director Sammy Malawan ang imbitasyon sa Change of Command Ceremony ng nasabing grupo ng militar sa North Cotabato.



Representatives from partner agencies for the installation of Hydraulic Ram Pump in Puti Bato convened in a MOA signing held at barangay Midtungok recently that sought to provide water supply that is safe and waterborne disease-free for the community.


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.


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.



Eight proponents from the region signed Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Department of Science and Technology Region XII for technology upgrading of processing equipment and other assistance through the DOST’s Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP).



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.



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.


Due to the increasing number of reported COVID19 cases in the region, The Department of Science and Technology Region XII in partnership with the Regional IATF for Emerging Infectious Disease (RIATF-EID) and the Region XII Task Force on Covid19 (RTF-COVID19), hold S-Pass Orientation cum Training for Provincial and Local Government Unit (LGU) of Region 12 last May 5, 2021 via Zoom Meeting.


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.


Processors of Kidapawan City Pasalubong Center were informed of DOST XII package of assistance during the said establishment’s Grand Reopening on 28 April 2021 at Kidapawan City Integrated Overland Terminal.


“Salamat sa DOST” {Thanks to DOST}, Ms. Mary Grace Clar, owner of R&G Food Products repeatedly said during the recently concluded DOST XII Stakeholders Forum for the 2nd District of Cotabato Province.

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