A grant worth ₱700,000.00 was given by the Department of Science and Technology Region IX (DOST-IX) to the Bomba and Baroy Seaweeds Farmers Association, composed of two groups of seaweed farmers in the coastal communities of the Municipality of Dumalinao and Pagadian City in Zamboanga Del Sur.



After bagging a bronze medal in last year’s International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI), the organizers behind the country’s participation in the prestigious plum are wasting no time—pandemic and all—to put together the best team to challenge the world in programming.

DOST initiatives

A full month into the 2nd semester of 2020, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) through the leadership of Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña continues to put forth its initiatives to fight COVID-19 under the 4-Ks categories under Kalusugan, Kaayusan, Kabuhayan, and Kinabukasan.