Cash rewards, research grants and trophies await winners in the search for the well-deserved recipients of the PANTAS and TANGLAW awards. The search is led by the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).
Filipino scientists and researchers, research administrators and institutions that have made exemplary contributions for the advancement of agriculture, aquatic and natural resources (AANR) in the Philippines are welcome to submit their entries.
The PANTAS award seeks for the outstanding scientists/researchers and research administrators, while the TANGLAW award looks for the laudable research institutions in the areas of agriculture, aquatic and natural resources.
The scientists/researchers will be evaluated for their significant contributions to the advancement of Philippine agriculture, aquatic and natural resources. Research administrators and institutions, on the other hand, are evaluated for their effectiveness and efficiency in the identification and pursuit of relevant research agenda with the end-in-view promoting national development through the creative use of S&T. These awards are also a way of thanking those who have shown commitment, dynamism and hardwork in doing various R&D activities.
This year’s winners will be joining the roster of great achievers in research and development including 2010 Tanglaw Awardee: Philippine Rootcrops Research and Training Center, and 2010 Pantas Awardees: Dr. Roberto Guarte, Visayas State University’s (VSU) vice president for administration and finance (scientist/researcher category) and Dr. Jose L. Bacusmo, VSU President (research administrator category).
Interested parties must submit six (6) copies of duly endorsed PCAARRD PANTAS and TANGLAW nomination forms with justification, comprehensive bio-data, and other supporting documents to the Office of the Executive Director, PCAARRD, Los Baños, Laguna on or before January 31, 2013.
Nomination forms are available at the Department of Science and Technology Regional Office No. IX (DOST-IX) at Pettit Barracks, Zamboanga City or you may download them from the PCAARRD website www.pcaarrd.dost.gov.ph. (DOST-IX Press Release)