With an average of 20 typhoons that hit the country every year, the DOST-PAGASA vigorously observes the Typhoon and Flood Awareness Week (TFAW) every 3rd week of June to give emphasis on the importance of early warning systems and early action in strengthening disaster action and preparedness to ensure the safety of communities during calamities.

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).