DOST 8 through the Northern Samar Provincial Science and Technology Center, in coordination with the Local Government Unit of Biri, Northern Samar, conducted Community Life Competence Process with Gender Sensitivity Session and Seminar on Disaster Risk Reduction and Management at Biri Municipal Covered Court, Biri, Northern Samar last September 21-22, 2021. The CLCP is an activity that the DOST conducts on site to obtain data on the priority needs of the community. Scientific and technological needs identified by the community include Eco-friendly Septic System, Plastic Styro-densifier, and STARBOOKS. The CLCP was conducted by Dr. Evelyn B. Tablante, Head of Training and Consultancy Services of the DOST VIII. Mr. Aivan Lloyd Calonia conducted the Gender Sensitivity Session. Mr. Raymund Xavier C. Naboya presented the programs and services of the DOST. Mr. Lito Araojo served as the resource speaker during the seminar on DRRM. Engr. Anorly R. Narca delivered the closing remarks. The two-day program was attended by representatives from different sectors of the community like students, out of school youth, senior citizens, farmers, fisher folks, women, people's organizations, teachers, LGBTQ+ and Officials of Barangay and Municipal Local Government Unit of Biri, Northern Samar.
DOST VIII through Northern Samar PSTC conducts CLCP with Gender Conscientization in Biri, Northern Samar