FITS Centers

Recognizing the Magsasaka Siyentista's Crucial Role in Agricultural Extension

DILIMAN, Quezon City -- Magsasaka Siyentista (MS) or farmer-scientist is a title earned by a farmer who has been successful in his/her use of science and technology-based indigenous technologies in his farm. Complementing the Farmers' Information Technology Services (FITS) Center in farming technology dissemination, the MS plays a critical role in sharing his farming knowledge and experiences as proliferated in the framework of the Techno Gabay Program (TGP).

FITS Centers in Cebu: Monitored and Assessed

DILIMAN, Quezon City – A total of 22 Farmers Information and Technology Services (FITS) Centers in the province of Cebu were visited and evaluated by a team from the Information and Services Division of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI-ISD) last May 20 to 23, 2014.  The activity was set to determine the current status of the FITS Centers in terms of providing extension services to their respective clientele, which will later serve as basis for the Institute in proposing future projects and budget specifications for the Techno Gabay Program (TGP).

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