Numancia, Aklan – The Western Visayas Agriculture and Resources Research and Development Consortium (WESVARRDEC), is one of the 14 regional consortia of the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCARRD) opened its 39th Farmers’ Information and Technology Service (FITS) or Techno Pinoy center on December to, 2009 at the Numancia Town Hall in Poblacion in this town.
Leading the launch of the center were Numancia Mayor Elverita Templonuevo, and Dr. Alicia Lustica of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).
Templonuevo expressed gratitude to WESVARRDEC and its partner member institutions for the opportunities given to them. “Indeed, dreams do come true. After six years, the dream of the Municipality of Numancia to have a FITS center became a beautiful reality,” Templonuevo said.