DOST unveils efforts to back National Socio-Economic Agenda

Professor Fortunato T. dela Peña (in rostrum) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) discusses in his message the agency's efforts to support the four out of 10 National Socio-Economic Agenda of their department during the Science for the People DOSTKusyon Press Conference held at Sulo Riviera, Diliman, Quezon City on Monday (Feb. 13, 2017). The DOST responds to the national agenda by optimizing outcomes from investments in research and development, implementing environmental sustainability and disaster risk reduction, mitigation and adaptation initiatives, hastening countryside development, and developing capability relevant to technology-based economic activities. With him is Dr. Carol M. Yorobe, Undersecretary for S&T Services of DOST. (PNA photo by Ben Briones)