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DOST ROADSHOW HIGHLIGHTS SCIENCE IN LIVELIHOOD | Woven bags and other products such as those made by The Sarakat Women Weavers of Cagayan and Loom Weavers Association of Kayapa in Nueva Vizcaya, were among those on exhibit during the Cagayan Valley leg of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) nationwide roadshow dubbed “Science Nation: Agham na Ramdam” held in Tuguegarao City from March 24-26, 2015. The said weavers associations are beneficiaries of the DOST program called CEST or Community Empowerment through Science and Technology. CEST assists small enterprises by providing technology and innovation support, training, and consultancy to boost production and efficiency. Held at the Cagayan State University-Carig Campus’ Red Eagle Gymnasium, the exhibit was one of several activities during the roadshow which aims to highlight the fruits of the various DOST programs in every region of the country and showcase the key role of science and technology in livelihood and poverty alleviation.  “Science Nation: Agham na Ramdam” makes its third and next stop  in Butuan City, CARAGA region in May.  (Text by Espie Angelica A. de Leon / Photos by Henry A. de Leon, S&T Media Service, DOST-STII)

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