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It’s another great year for another big award to Dr. Imelda A. Agdeppa and Ms. Marcela C. Saises and team.
The 2017 CSC Pagasa Award was conferred to the COMVAL iRICE Team of the Department of Science and Technology Regional Office XI composed of team leader Dr. Anthony C. Sales, Director, DOST Region XI with members Mr. Kenneth D. Barroga, Provincial Science and Technology Officer, DOST Region XI, Dr. Imelda A. Agdeppa, DOST Assistant Scientist, Ms. Marcela C. Saises, Senior Science Research Specialist, DOST-FNRI, and Governor Tyron L. Uy of Compostela Valley.
In the recently concluded Philippine National Health Research System Week, the Food and Nutrition Research Institute Institutional Ethics Review Committee (FIERC) was awarded Level 3 Accreditation by the Philippine Health Research Ethics Board (PHREB) effective until May 2019. The awarding was held in August 25, 2017 at the Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay City.
The Food and Nutrition Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-FNRI) in coordination with DepEd-Laguna conducted a simple launching ceremony cum signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the program entitled Forging Public-Industry-Society Alliance: A Program united for healthy kids on July 19, 2017 at the Lucidel Fishing Resort and Restaurant in Calauan, Laguna.