Tubho: A Wonder Fern

A traditional tea of Ivatan, Tubho is believed to have antioxidant properties. It is a local fern dried and used as a substitute for coffee. In 2017, DOST introduced the powdered tubho packed in tea bags in the One Town, One Product of the municipality in collaboration with the Provincial Government of Batanes and other line agencies. And from then onward, the Sabtang Tubho Processors, an affiliate group of the […]


DOST Conducts Virtual Orientation of New Iska and Isko

The Department of Science and Technology Region 02 adopting the new normal, has conducted its first virtual orientation for the new scholarship qualifiers from the province of Batanes and Nueva Vizcaya through the Zoom platform on June 4, 2020. Eight students from the different schools in the province were able to qualified after passing the 2020 S & T Undergraduate Scholarship Examination held in the province. Even though the orientation […]


INAHS Food Pro Students Completed Work Immersion at PSTC Batanes

Work Immersion is one of the course requirements for graduation for Senior High School. Relative to this, INAHS, TESDA and DOST works hand-in-hand with an over all goal to better prepare SHS students for their future goals and careers, helping the students to familiarize themselves with the workplace simulation and apply their competencies in the particular areas. Relative to this, the Itbayat National Agricultural High School partnered with DOST-PSTC Batanes […]


BIFASA partners with DOST for the OSH in Mahatao

In order to raise awareness and strengthen compliance with OSH standards, the Department of Science and Technology Regional Office No. 02 in collaboration with the Batanes Isles Food and Accommodation Services Assoc, Inc. conducted a Training Course for Safety Officer I in Mahatao, Batanes last March 5, 2020.  The training aimed to prepare participants: SETUP beneficiaries, government employees and other small businesses, to formulate and implement occupational safety and health […]


PSTC-BSC Gearing-up for the 2020 S&T Caravan

S&T Caravan is being conducted every year in the province of Batanes. This intends to conduct activities to present programs, projects and services of DOST to the Ivatan and Ipula alike in the islands of the province. Activities like technology fora, technology trainings, clinics, consultancy services, exhibits and other technical assistance will entice potential clients and improve productivity and process of MSMEs. To finalize details for this year’s upcoming S&T Caravan, […]