Techno Gabay Awards Launched in Bilar, Bohol

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Techno Gabay Awards Launched in Bilar, Bohol
« on: December 10, 2007, 09:47:18 PM »
By Villa M. Inguito

The provincial government through the Provincial Agriculture Office (PAO) will launch the Techno Gabay Awards on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at CVSCAFT main campus in Bilar town.

Gov. Erico B. Aumentado is slated to grace the event together with Vice-Gov. Julius Herrera, Richard M. Juanillo, executive deputy director- PCARRD, Liza M. Quirog, provincial agriculturist, and Dr. Jose F. Quitazol, consultant on agricultural affairs.

The contest aims to encourage the different Farmers' Information and Technology Services (FITS) Centers under the Techno Gabay Program of PAO to raise the level of their performance as they compete against other FITS Centers in various categories.

This also aims to enhance the functionality of all FITS centers; improve the level of commitment of the FITS Center staff operating in the province and increase the level of awareness of the public on the services of the FITS center and its functions.

The categories include Best FITS Center, Most Outstanding FITS Manager, Most Outstanding Information Services Specialist (ISS), Most Outstanding Technology Services Specialist (TSS), Most Outstanding Magsasaka Siyentista(MS), Best FITS Products, Best MS Farm, Most Creative Information, Education and Communication (IEC) Materials and Most Cooperative LGU. The contest will be participated in by all 29 FITS municipalities in the province.

CVSCAFT FITS Center will also be showcased with the different FITS MS products. Other FITS centers will bring products for display and for sale.

Several Information, Education and Communication materials or flyers will be distributed during the event.

Techno Gabay Program is one of PCARRD's banner programs to bring science-based information and technology services to the end users in agriculture, forestry and natural resources sectors. --

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