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The annual spending on research

Requested from DOST by Jess Gambe at 11:07 AM on Oct 01, 2019.
Purpose: for research purposes on national budget on research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2018 - 12/31/2018
Tracking no: #DOST-994908451931

Jess 11:07 AM, Oct 01, 2019

 I am Jess Gambe from MSU-IIT, I would like to inquire on the budget for research on our country. Specifically, I would like to ask the ff.

1. Areas in Research we are spending on; and 
2. Universities that are being funded.

Thank you.
October 10, 2019

Dear Jess,


Thank you for your request dated Oct 01, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for The  annual spending on research.

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We were able to determine that this particular information is already available online and therefore cannot be counted as a valid FOI request. You may retrieve your requested information from

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Thank you.

Jhoven G. Litana
FOI Officer

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