Dr. Chito F. Sace (foreground) of the Hydroponics and Aquaponics Technology of the Central Luzon State University (CLSU) in Muñoz, Nueva Ecija shows officials of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) led by Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña (3rd from left) soilless vegetable farming using hydroponics technology. The project of Dr. Sace is being funded by the DOST-Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources and Development (PCAARRD) to address new and sustainable technologies to help ensure food security in the country. Dr. Sace recently gave a comprehensive lecture on hydroponics as a smart agriculture technology during the celebration of the recently concluded Regional Science and Technology Week of DOST Region III held at the CLSU campus. (Photo by CLSU Hydroponics Aquaponics FB account/Text by Rodolfo P. de Guzman/S&T Media Service)