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La Trinidad, Benguet - - In sync with the virtual celebration of the Cordillera Month in July, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in CAR in convergence with the Department of Agriculture (DA), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), and Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) will be hosting two webinars featuring investment opportunities for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) on July 2 and 7, 2020.

Featuring 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” on July 2, 2020; 9:00am to 12:00 noon will highlight business strategies and resiliency amidst the pandemic as well as opportunities in the new normal. Resource speakers include Mr. Elmer Macalingay of Health 100 Restoreant and SETUP Cooperator, and Ms. Rebecca Josiah from the Covenant Consultants International, Inc.

 

The 2nd webinar is a feature on vacuum frying technology through the DOST-BSU Food Innovation Center on July 7, 2020 from 9:00 to 12 noon. This webinar aims to show opportunities on value-adding for vegetables into processed products. This 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 shall be presented.

 

The free webinar will be conducted for free via google meet and livestreaming at the DOST-CAR FB Page, https://facebook.com/dostcar.gov.ph. Interested individuals may register at https://bit.ly/37XxzLN for July 2 and https://bit.ly37WDCQT for July 7 webinar.// DOST-CAR S&T Promotion Unit