INTERVENTIONS
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Human Resource Developmment

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Economic Development

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Disaster Risk Reduction Management

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Environmental Protection and Conservation

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Health and Nutrition

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Community Empowerment thru Science & Technology

CEST is a package of S&T interventions which aims to build progressive, empowered and resilient rural communities.
The program is targeting to empower the poorest and most depressed communities in the country, via S&T interventions in health and nutrition, water and sanitation, basic education and literacy, livelihood/economic enterprise development, and disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation.

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FAQS

Frequently Asked Questions

Sir Ramil asking question

How the program works?

  1. Community Identification
  2. Community Needs Assesment Project Identificatin
  3. Project Evaluation and Approval
  4. Project Implementation
  5. Monitoring and Evaluation
  6. Weaning Stage

How to avail?

  1. Far far away, behind the word mountains
  2. Consonantia, there live the blind texts
  3. When she reached the first hills of the Italic Mountains
  4. Bookmarksgrove, the headline of Alphabet Village
  5. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right

Who are the beneficiaries?

  1. GIDA Communities
  2. Communities with Conflicts
  3. Women's Organizations
  4. Indigenous People
  5. Marginalized Sectors

NEWS & ARTICLES

Latest News Program

Turned over of check amounting to Php1,000,000.00

2021-01-18

Turned over of check amounting Php318,000.00 for the Corn Mill project in Balonai,Midsalip,Zamboanga del Sur

2021-01-18

During the conduct of the first testing of locally-developed mechanical rice harvester.

2021-01-18
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As part of the 2020 National Science and Technology Celebration, the Department of Science and Technology will be conducting a CEST Forum on November 25, 2020 at 9:00AM - 11:00AM.

Community Empowerment Thru Science and Technology (CEST) is one of the banner programs of DOST which aims to deliver sustainable development to various communities nationwide through the provision of S&T interventions along the five CEST entry points, i.e. Livelihood, Health and Nutrition, Environmental Protection and conservation, Education, and Disaster Risk Reduction Management.

Part of this activity is the awarding of the 2020 BEST Community. An Award given to the CEST Community beneficiary who has excelled in the implementation of the program which will be selected from several entries nationwide.

Registration link: http://bit.ly/2020NSTW_CESTforum

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