Some National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) and the Department of Science and Technology – Region IX & XII personnel paid courtesy visit/meeting to Minister Engr. Aida Silongan, Thursday, May 25, 2023, at MOST Regional Office, Bangsamoro Government Center, Cotabato City.

NRCP personnel led by NRCP-NSTEP Project Manager Mr. Bonifacio Tamporong and Mindanao Cluster II Focal Ms. Nursida Jamsuri J. Julwadi updated Minister Silongan about their current activities on monitoring research projects in the Bangsamoro region funded under NSTEP R & D Funding Support.

The NRCP and its members successfully conducted research monitoring in the province of Tawi-Tawi for the research project of Dr. Richard Muallil from MSU-TCTO last May 23, 2023. NRCP will monitor the research project of Mr. Rayan Fabay from MSU-Maguindanao on May 26, 2023.

Also, two (2) research projects at MSU-Marawi and one (1) at Basilan State College were already monitored.  All monitoring activities of the 5 research projects in the Bangsamoro region are expected to be done this May 2023.

Furthermore, they have also discussed cooperation, collaboration, and strengthening engagements to boost research promotion, initiatives, funding support, and increase NRCP researchers and members in the BARMM region.


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