ILAARRDEC joins 2nd RAFEN 1 Symposium and 1st TGP Summit of ATI-RTC1
ILAARRDEC joined the 2nd Regional Agriculture and Fisheries Extension Networks (RAFEN) Symposium and 1st Techno-Gabay Program (TGP) Summit led by the Agricultural Training Institute-RTC 1 headed by Director Dr. Rogelio Evangelista. With the theme "RAFEN and TGP towards ASEAN Economic Integration, the two-day activity was held at Oasis Country Resort, San Fernando City, La Union last July2-3, 2015.
Attended by various extension workers/coordinators from the RAFEN member-agencies; municipal agriculture office and FITS center staff from various local government units (LGUs); Magsasaka Siyentistas, ILAARRDEC staff, farmers, and other guests from various agencies; highlights of this activity are: presentation of best extension projects from various agencies and LGUs and awarding of the Best FITS Center and Most Outstanding Magsasaka Siyentista in the region. The winners of the TGP awards shall be representing Region 1 to compete during the National TGP Summit.
Winners of the oral and poster presentation and TGP awardees received cash awards and plaque of recognition. It is expected that for the next symposium and summit, more entries will be competing in various category.
Hon. Francisco Emmanuel R. Ortega III, representing Abono Partylist served as guest speaker and one of the major sponsors of the activity.