Tuguegarao City - At the forefront of development and innovation, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) R02 led by Dr. Virginia G. Bilgera in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme in the Philippines (UNDP PH) and DOST XI conducted a SalikLakbay Solutions Mapping Trainer's Training today, March 13, 2023.
The primary goal of the project is to promote Grassroots Innovation (GI) as a strategy for creating a circular economy, particularly by supporting informal innovators and entrepreneurs, especially women, in upscaling their innovations and enterprises.
“Collaborations of the government and private institutions are an important factor for holistic progress” Dr. Bilgera highlighted in her welcome message.
“Let us be the catalyst to introduce the concept of Grassroots Innovation to the community and educate them on the importance of grassroots innovation in promoting economic development in the region” She added.
The first part of the series of activities was the GRIND SalikLakbay Solutions Trainer's Training which was conducted with DOST R02’s mobilizing partners from the academe, government, industry, civil society organization, and media.