The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will be conducting a CEST Forum on November 25, 2020 at 9:00AM-11:00AM via ZOOM Video Conferencing.
Community Empowerment through Science and Technology (CEST) is one of the banner programs of the Department of Science and Technology with the aim of building empowered, progressive and resilient communities through the infusion of Science Technology and Innovation (STI). The CEST program is composed of five (5) major components i.e. Economic Development, Health and Nutrition, Environment Protection and Conservation, Human Resource Development and Disaster Risk Reduction Management. Each major component is a package of various S&T interventions such as provision of technologies and conduct of technical trainings to deliver inclusive development to its community beneficiaries nationwide.
Part of this activity is the Awarding of the 2020 Best CEST Community. A recognition given to a community beneficiary of the Community Empowerment through Science and Technology program of DOST who has excelled in various aspects in its implementation. The winner will be carefully selected out of all the entries submitted by the DOST Regional Offices Nationwide.
This is an opportunity for the CEST beneficiaries across the country to showcase their developments throughout the years and also in order to highlight the impacts of Science Technology and Innovation (STI) in the transformation of these communities.
The CEST Forum is open to the public. Interested participants may register at http://bit.ly/2020NSTW_CEST. Admission is free!
For inquiries, please contact Engr. Ramil T. Uy, CEST Regional Coordinator or Engr. Fernando D. Buzon, CEST Program Staff at 09562493471 or 09157260137, respectively. (Press Release, 19 November 2020)