After years of pending construction due to scarcity of fund allocation, finally on November 30, 2017, the NIA Region 3 Farmers Training Center was completed. The 15-bedroom building was completed with complete amenities. It is likewise fully furnished and now is ready for use.

The Farmers Training Center was inaugurated on December 21, 2017 which was graced by the presence of the NIA Administrator GEN RICARDO R VISAYA (Ret) and Deputy Administrator for Administrative and Finance MAJGEN ROMEO G GAN (Ret).

The NIA Administrator led the ribbon cutting in partnership with the NIA Region 3 Federation of IA President Mr. Guillermo Mangalus. The blessings and sprinkling of holy water was made by Rev. Fr. Bobby Mariano, attended by the management and key staff of the NIA Region 3 headed by its ever beautiful and a hands on manager Josephine B. Salazar.

by Eliseo V. Bitangcol