Bagong Silang San Juan Batangas Farmers Association, Inc. (BSSJBFAI) received training on food safety and packaging technology as well as labeling requirements from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-Batangas in partnership with Batangas State University’s (BatStateU) Graduate School of College of Accountancy, Business, Economics and International Hospitality Management (CABEIHM). The training was conducted at Sitio Bagong Silang, Brgy. Escribano, San Juan, Batangas, last 28 May 2022.

Two weeks before the end of his term, Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña made sure that his predecessor would have a lot to build on in terms of the implementation and the enhancement of various research and development (R&D) programs and technical services of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).

On the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic two years ago, we quickly realized that having enough local experts in various fields related to science, technology, and innovation or STI is a big help to address pressing problems and issues.