ATI Director Asterio Saliot

Apr 06 2015

BASILAN -- Muslim fishers with bonnets on their heads and a rifle hanged on their chest speedily...

Mar 17 2015

“Learning by doing,” - a phrase constantly reiterated by Dr. Asterio P. Saliot, Director of...

Mar 13 2015

"I fear that our culture, the Filipino culture will be put to oblivion,” a matter which...

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Apr 15 2015

DILIMAN, Quezon City- “Willing ba tayong gumawa ng mga bagay at magplano para sa ibang tao, sa ating kapwa at sa bansa?” a challenge given by ATI Director Asterio P. Saliot to the stakeholders who attended the National Consultation- Workshop on the Development of the National Extension Agenda and Programs (NEAP) for 2017-2022.

Apr 06 2015

DILIMAN, Quezon City – One of the foremost challenges that the agriculture and fisheries sector now is the delivery of needed knowledge to the countryside. From the Philippines to the majority of the Southeast Asian nations, bringing the needed knowledge to the grassroots have been proven to be a daunting task. Taking advantage of the technology breakthroughs and innovative practices to solve this problem is the primary focus of agricultural countries.

Apr 01 2015

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – Seven new online courses on Slaughter goat production is set to be offered through the e-Learning for agriculture and fisheries later this year.

Mar 25 2015

DILIMAN, Quezon City--- In its pursuit to develop and strengthen the corn industry in the Philippines through the Agri-Pinoy Corn Program, the Department of Agriculture (DA) came up with the National Quality Corn Achievers Award (NQCAA) that aims to recognize the top performing Local Government Units (LGUs) and DA-Regional Field Offices (DA-RFOs) in their initiatives to uplift the welfare of smallholder farmers.

Mar 25 2015

DILIMAN, Quezon City---In order to develop the agriculture and fishery strategic plan for 2017-2022,Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) held the third batch of Training of Trainers on Agricultural and Fishery Extension Strategic Planning for 2017-2022.

The workshop was attended by participants from the different ATI Regional Training Centers and their partner state universities and colleges represented by their planning officers and technical staff.

Mar 19 2015

BOHOL -- e-Learning Courseware Developer Dr. Merrian P. Soliva has been recently awarded for Excellent Poster during the 6th International Conference on Environmental and Rural Development (ICERD). Dr. Soliva is one of the six awardees for the poster presentation competition representing Philippines, while the other winners came from Cambodia, Japan, Thailand, and Lao PDR.

Dr. Soliva's poster presentation is in relation to her dissertation entitled "Determinants of Learners' Intention to Continue Using the e-Learning Program of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI)."


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