07 April 2016-Twenty (20) Senior Officials from the Philippine Department of Science and Technology (DOST) attended a “Food Safety and Technology Program” organized by Nanyang Polytechnic International under a grant from the Temasek Foundation. The three (3)-year project consisting of eight (8) programs, aims to provide capability and capacity building to officials and experts from the DOST in the area of food safety and technology.
A total of 120 officials will participate in the project organized for the participants at three (3) levels:
- Forty(40) senior officials and leaders from DOST and Department of Health(DOH) will attend two(2) sets of a one-week Leaders’ Program;
- Sixty(60) middle management staff from the DOST and DOH will undergo a two(2)-week Managers’ Program; and
- Sixty (60) specialists will attend a three (3)-week specialist program.
The training will be organized by the Nanyang Polytechnic International and the Department of Food and Pharmaceutical Sciences of Nanyang Polytechnic’s School of Chemical and Life Sciences.