SEAFDEC/AQD exhibits DOST-funded projects

by Development Communication Section

SEAFDEC/AQD joined the Super National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) celebration of  the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (DOST-PCAARRD) held last July 25-29, 2016 at the DOST-PCAARRD Innovation and Technology Center in Los Baños, Laguna.

During the NSTW, SEAFDEC/AQD exhibited DOST-PCAARRD-funded projects on mangrove crab, blue swimming crab, oysters and abalone.

DOST Secretary Fortunato dela Peña, DOST Undersecretary Rowena Cristina Guevara, Former DOST Secretary Engr. Mario Montejo, former Deputy Executive Director for Research and Development Engr. Ma. Teresa de Guzman, and Acting Executive Director of PCAARRD Dr. Reynaldo Ebora visited SEAFDEC/AQD’s booth and were updated of the progress of the projects.

With the theme “Juan Science, One Nation”, this year’s NSTW featured various technologies and services implemented under the DOST system. The celebration aimed to recognize the roles and contribution of personalities in the field of science and technology.

The 5-day event was open to all Science and Technology enthusiasts, academicians, researchers, inventors, innovators, professionals, students and the general public.

(L-R) SEAFDEC/AQD Scientists Dr. Ma. Rowena Eguia, Dr. Emilia Quinitio, and Dr. Fe Dolores Estepa with former DOST Secretary Engr. Mario Montejo, Acting Executive Director of PCAARRD Dr. Reynaldo Ebora, and former Deputy Executive Director for Research and Development Engr. Ma. Teresa de Guzman
(L-R) SEAFDEC/AQD Scientists Dr. Ma. Rowena Eguia, Dr. Emilia Quinitio, and Dr. Fe Dolores Estepa with former DOST Secretary Engr. Mario Montejo, Acting Executive Director of PCAARRD Dr. Reynaldo Ebora, and former Deputy Executive Director for Research and Development Engr. Ma. Teresa de Guzman

 

SEAFDEC/AQD Scientist Dr. Emilia Quinitio explains the progress of the mangrove crab and blue swimming crab projects funded by PCAARRD
SEAFDEC/AQD Scientist Dr. Emilia Quinitio explains the progress of the mangrove crab and blue swimming crab projects funded by PCAARRD

 

SEAFDEC/AQD’s Research assistant Ms. Valerie Lorraine Tan explains to the students the experimental set-up of the oyster project
SEAFDEC/AQD’s Research assistant Ms. Valerie Lorraine Tan explains to the students the experimental set-up of the oyster project

 

SEAFDEC/AQD’s Research assistant Ms. Mary Dianne Grace Arnaldo discusses the hatchery set-up of abalone to DOST Undersecretary Rowena Cristina L. Guevara
SEAFDEC/AQD’s Research assistant Ms. Mary Dianne Grace Arnaldo discusses the hatchery set-up of abalone to DOST Undersecretary Rowena Cristina Guevara

 

SEAFDEC/AQD’s Research assistant Mr. Jonas Mediavilla explains to students the abalone culture experimental set-up in a reef flat using PVC pipes
SEAFDEC/AQD’s Research assistant Mr. Jonas Mediavilla explains to students the abalone culture experimental set-up in a reef flat using PVC pipes

 

DOST Secretary Fortunato dela Peña (in white) and PCAARRD Acting Executive Director Reynaldo Ebora (in green) have a taste test of the abalone product while SEAFDEC/AQD’s Training and Information head Dr. Ma. Junemie Hazel Lebata-Ramos (in white) explains the updates about the abalone project funded by PCAARRD
DOST Secretary Fortunato dela Peña (in white) and PCAARRD Acting Executive Director Reynaldo Ebora (in green) have a taste test of the abalone product while SEAFDEC/AQD’s Training and Information head Dr. Ma. Junemie Hazel Lebata-Ramos (in white) explains the updates about the abalone project funded by PCAARRD

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