DR. WILLIAM D. DAR: Agribusiness Center Named After Him In India

The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), in Patancheru, India, honored former agriculture Secretary William D. Dar, who served as its Director General from 2000 to 2014, by naming a new building after him. Known as the ‘William D Dar Agribusiness Centre,’ the facility houses ICRISAT’s Agribusiness […]

Filipino Scientist Wins Awards In Japan

Filipino Scientist Wins Awards In Japan

A senior science research specialist of the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has won three awards, one at the Interdisciplinary Workshop on Science and Patents during the Tsukuba Global Science Week held in Tsukuba, Japan and in two other events in that […]

JESS DOMINGO REVISITED: Gustatory Delights & New Projects

JESS DOMINGO REVISITED: Gustatory Delights & New Projects

On Nov. 26, 2016, we visited our good friend Jess Domingo who runs Rancho Domingo, an organic farm that will soon become an accredited technology provider on Organic Agriculture. Even before the official documents are finally signed, he has already been allocated 900 trainees to undertake 28-day training on organic […]

PANDAN QUEEN: Dr. Maribel G. Nonato Bags Science Award

PANDAN QUEEN: Dr. Maribel G. Nonato Bags Science Award

Dr. Maribel G. Nonato, Vice Rector for Research & Innovation at the University of Sto. Tomas, recently received the Dr. Gregorio Y. Zara Award for doing groundbreaking research on the genus Pandanus. The award was conferred by the Philippine Association for the Advancement of Science and Technology (PhilAAST) headed by […]

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