DOST Region 1 forges MOA with the NRCP and LGU of Burgos, La Union.

The Department of Science and Technology Region 1 (DOST 1) forges Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) and the Local Government Unit of Burgos, La Union for the implementation of the Bridging the Utilization of R&D results through Awareness and dissemination for Community Empowerment through Science and Technology (BURDA) for the Community Empowerment thru Science and Technology (CEST) Program of DOST.

In attendance during the momentous activity are DOST 1 OIC-RD Teresita A. Tabaog, NRCP Executive Director Bernardo N. Sepeda, Municipal Mayor Delfin C. Comedis, Jr., Provincial S&T Director Jonathan M. Viernes, CEST Project Leader Decth-1189 P. Libunao, NRCP Researchers, staff and DOST 1 team.

A Ceremonial Awarding of the materials for the project was also undertaken to formally seal the collaboration of the parties.

The BURDA Project aims to strengthen the promotion and use of research-based knowledge products in the regional and municipal level, capacitate regional, municipal, and community members with basic concepts and appreciation of science popularization and skills in facilitating the use of knowledge products and increase awareness and improve the attitude of members of DOST Region I, LGU-Burgos and relevant communities toward basic research, science concepts, and science popularization.

Lined activities are set for the following days in the municipality of Burgos, La Union to further strengthen STI in the locality. #doSTInRegion1 #dostPH #DOSTOneSciglat #ScienceForThePeople