PANABO CITY – Davao del Norte State College arranged a tour around its Complementary Food Production Facility for some of the regional directors of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) on September 24, 2023. The directors travelled to the region to attend the Third Quarter Regional Directors’ Meeting hosted by DOST Region XI.

The welcome party from DNSC was headed by College President Joy M. Sorrosa, Vice President for Research, Extension, and Production Eliseo F. Huesca Jr., and Complementary Food Production Project Team Leader Jesebel R. Besas. Among the regional directors who graced the short visit were Dir. Teresita A. Tabaog of DOST I, Dir. Virginia G. Bilgera of DOST II, and Dir. Emelita O. Bagsit of DOST 4A. They were accompanied by DOST XI Assistant Regional Director Elsie Mae Solidum and Davao del Norte Provincial Director Judy Donna Nueva Ecija.

DNSC is one of the partners of DOST in promoting innovation in the region, specifically through the technology adaptation of DOST Pinoy Foods developed by the DOST Food and Nutrition Research Institute. The partnership is born from the need to combat malnutrition in identified areas.