BANGA, Aklan – COVID-19 pandemic is not a hindrance for ATI Region 6 in accrediting farms as Learning Site for Agriculture (LSA) in Western Visayas through its Center Director Dr. Eden DLR. Bautista together with Chief of Partnerships and Accreditation Services Section (PASS) Mavillo Z. Villorente, and Lyn Bantigue, Agriculturist II of PASS. They award financial assistance to the three newly accredited LSAs on November 18, 2020, at ATI Administration Building.
The three new LSAs namely Damires Hills Leisure Farm Training Center Inc., at Damires, Janiuay, Iloilo managed by Jonel Bautista; Caraecle Farm Corporation/Ranger Farm at Castor, Sara, Iloilo owned by Dennis E. Caraecle; and Lezo MPC Farms & Gardens at Sta. Cruz, Lezo, Aklan, managed by Venus J. Carrillo received Php 300,000.00 cash, LSA Certificates, and tarpaulins. They are now part of 61 accredited LSAs in the Region.