January 29, 2023

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – In sync with the virtual celebration of the Cordillera Month this month, the Department of Science and Technology in CAR in convergence with the Department of Agriculture, Department of Trade and Industry, and Technical Education and Skills Development Authority hosted two webinars featuring investment opportunities for micro, small, and medium enterprises on July 2 and 7.
Anchored on the theme, “One resilient Cordillera embracing the new normal towards recovery,” the webinars seek to motivate MSMEs while they strive to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic and adjust their operations to the new normal. It will showcase new opportunities for local MSMEs as it presents the latest innovations and technologies.
The DOST-CAR webinar titled, “Bouncing forward: Repositioning business for a better normal” last July 2 highlighted business strategies, resiliency amidst the pandemic, and opportunities in the new normal. Resource speakers were Elmer Macalingay of Health 100 Restoreant and Setup cooperator, and Rebecca Josiah from the Covenant Consultants International, Inc.
The second webinar is a feature on vacuum frying technology through the DOST-BSU Food Innovation Center on July 7. The webinar aims to show opportunities on value-adding for vegetables into processed products. It will be especially helpful when oversupply and low prices occur in the market. A virtual forum and demo on vacuum fried carrot, potato, and squash will be presented.
The free webinar will be conducted for free via Google meet and live streaming at the DOST- CAR Facebook page, facebook.com/dostcar.gov.ph. Interested individuals may register at bit.ly37WDCQT. – Press release

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