Mayor Lantion of LGU Bayombong together with his counselors receiving the check from RD Mabborang and PD Nuestro of DOST R02.

February 14, 2019. The Local Government of Bayombong received 2M grant from DOST R02 for the establishment of BEST Hub (Bayombong Enterprise thru Science and Technology). The BEST Hub building is located at Barangay La Torre, Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya. Moreover, 20 units of Portasol were also distributed to different barangays in the Municipality.
Engr. Mabborang, the Regional Director of DOST R02, said that it would just be the start. Another 2M will be granted to the LGU for the next two years.
RD Mabborang explained that this project was granted as one of DOST R02’s commitments to contribute to countryside development and poverty alleviation and establish a livelihood hub is one way of helping the marginalized sector. The project will run for three years. The first year implementation will be focusing on the establishment of Bakery Learning Center, Health & Wellness Learning Center, Textile & Fashion Learning Center through the purchasing of equipment, skills training of personnel and product analysis of initial products.
Atty. Ralph Lantion thanked DOST for the support and for partnering with them in attaining the Vision of the Government 2040 “Matatag, Panatag at Maginhawang Buhay.” He further said that he will make sure that the 1st year-budget of the project will be implemented so the succeeding year will be granted as well. By FDS


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