ATI Director Asterio Saliot

Mar 11 2015

DIPOLOG, Zamboanga del Norte - Today’s generation has been focused on cellphones, gadgets with...

Mar 11 2015

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Recent news

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)."

Mar 18 2015

DILIMAN, Quezon City -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), together with other partners sign two memoranda of agreement today, March 18, 2015, for two projects that will primarily cater to abaca and rice farmers.

Mar 04 2015

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – Given the ever-changing needs of farmers and fishers in the country coupled with the dynamic development on today’s information and communication technology (ICT), the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) looks to provide its clientele with the latest ICT tools for agriculture.

Feb 16 2015

DILIMAN, Quezon City--- “Let`s not think of awards or rewards but think of your constituents who can`t speak nor defend themselves that is why they trusted you to be their “voice” for whatever clamor they have concerning the organization.”

Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) Director Asterio Saliot addressed this message to the 46 regional Rural-Based Organizations (RBO) focal persons, Farm Youth Development Program (FYDP) coordinators, and selected national RBO officers during the 2015 National Consultation and Planning Workshop for 4-H and Rural-Based Organizations held recently.

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ATI-4a Fri, 03/27/2015 (All day) Rabies Awareness Seminar
ATI-4a Fri, 03/27/2015 (All day) Credit Worthiness Briefing and Training (SIKAT-SAKA)


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