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RAFEN: Working Together for A Better AFE

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 3:21pm

Working towards a harmonized and unified agriculture and fisheries extension system in the region, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center MiMaRoPa spearheaded the organizational meeting of the Regional Agriculture and Fishery Extension Network (RAFEN) – MiMaRoPa.

Different sectors from Department of Agriculture (DA) and its attached agencies and bureaus, State Universities and Colleges, non-DA agencies, Local Government Units and private sectors gathered together to organize a RAFEN and strengthen the extension delivery system in the region.

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Launching of Garden in the School

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 1:37pm

CALAPAN CITY - “We would like to introduce farming, particularly the organic agriculture and appreciate it at an early age of a child, that’s why we are launching this Garden in the School Project,” said Engr. Cristina Puyat-Intong, 4H Focal Person.
Garden in the School is parallel to the “Gulayan sa Paaralan” which aims to promote vegetable production in public elementary and secondary schools and to have ready food basket or source of vegetables in sustaining supplementary feeding.

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ATI MiMaRoPa Holds Regional Corn Congress

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 11:06am

To ensure harmonization in the implementation of corn program in the region, the Agricultural Training Institute - Regional Training Center MiMaRoPa spearheaded the Regional Corn Congress themed “Addressing the Needs, Developing Innovation: Beyond all Limits” on July 25 - 26, 2017 at ATI, Barcenaga, Naujan, Oriental Mindoro.

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Farm Away from Home

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 4:54pm

Many people move away from home to study. But in case of Randy Lanot, a 21-year old out-of-school youth (OSY) and 4H member from Brooke’s Point, leaving his family and friends behind for a month while staying in a family you haven’t met nor heard before is hard. But for the sake of learning and experience, he responded to the call of Adopt-a-Youth Program of ATI-MiMaRoPa.

Together with their 4H Municipal Federation President and former Adopt-a-Youth Scholar, Ireneo Maestrecampo, they flew to Oriental Mindoro to attend the launching and be part of the program.

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Renewed, Rejuvenated and Ready

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 2:10pm

After six months of extending services to its clientele, the staff of ATI-MiMaRoPa took a break from work and enjoyed its team building activities as part of the 1st semester mid-year assessment and 2nd semester planning workshop held on July 3 - 7, 2017 in ATI, Barcenaga, Naujan, Oriental Mindoro and in Occidental Mindoro.

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Renewed, Rejuvenated and Ready

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 2:10pm

After six months of extending services to its clientele, the staff of ATI-MiMaRoPa took a break from work and enjoyed its team building activities as part of the 1st semester mid-year assessment and 2nd semester planning workshop held on July 3 - 7, 2017 in ATI, Barcenaga, Naujan, Oriental Mindoro and in Occidental Mindoro.

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Learning beyond prison walls

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 11:13am

“Being in jail did not stop me from learning. Indeed, it makes me even more determined to keep on learning,” said John Mark Forcado.

Forcado is one of the 60 detainees in Odiongan District Jail who enrolled in the School-on-the-Air (SOA) Program on Organic Agriculture (OA). He took the chance to learn for believing that he could apply all his learnings in the program once he will be freed from detention. Through perseverance and his active participation in SOA, the 27-year-old detainee graduated as topnotcher of his batch.

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ATI MiMaRoPa Launches Climate Resilient Livelihood Project

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 2:20pm

ROMBLON, Romblon - In order to help vulnerable families to recover and restore food security for their families and communities, ATI-MiMaRoPa launched livelihood opportunities to 25 farm families in Brgy. Macalas, Romblon, Romblon held on June 28, 2017 as part of the Climate Resilient Livelihood Project.

This project aims to operationalize a responsive training and extension initiatives that will contribute to building a climate-resilient Agriculture and Fishery livelihoods and communities amidst the challenges of climate change and an integrated ASEAN economy.

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AgRiDOC: A New Catalyst of Transformation

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 9:16am

The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) - Regional Training Center - MiMaRoPa has started the regional roll-out of training program entitled “Enabling AgriDoc: A New Breed of Agricultural Development and Extension Officers of the Community” on May 31, 2017 at ATI-MiMaRoPa, Barcenaga, Naujan, Oriental Mindoro.

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24 AEWs of Palawan Trained in RCM

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 1:44pm

Last June 7 - 9, 2017, the center conducted Training on Rice Crop Manager (RCM) Use and Operation in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. Aside from the lecture on basic operation and use of RCM, the participants had mock simulation activities among the group which served as their workshops. They experienced to operate the RCM in online and offline modes and printed the generated recommendation as part of their mock briefing. They also handled basic troubleshooting associated with the use of RCM.

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ATI-MiMaRoPa Holds Culminating Activity of DAT-BAT Scholarship Program

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 1:10pm

The two-year scholarship program under the Diploma of Agricultural Technology - Bachelor of Agricultural Technology of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) culminated last June 1, 2017 at ATI, Barcenaga, Naujan, Oriental Mindoro.

Thirteen (13) 4H scholars who studied at Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology - Main Campus received certificates and special awards. In addition, two scholars who passed the NC III on Agricultural Crop Production were also recognized.

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Empowering rural women thru writing

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 9:09am

BOAC, Marinduque - In 2016, the Province of Marinduque was severely hit by the Typhoon Nina resulting to damage in agriculture and fisheries, coastal and infrastructure. Thus, the people in Marinduque, particularly the farmers have been experiencing difficulties on how to recover from their losses. Some government and private sectors had already aided them with the basic needs; however, with the growing demand for agriculture and fisheries, farmers need resources such as financial, machineries, materials and inputs to sustain food sufficiency in the province.

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More than just training

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 7:53am

“An island that glimmers with natural luster.” This is how travellers describe Lubang Island. With its vast farmlands, virgin beaches, crystal blue sea and amazing marine life, no wonder, tourists cannot ignore its unparalleled natural beauty. In fact, for those who want to be alone, Lubang is a perfect place for a hideaway.

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ATI MiMaRoPa Provides Skills and Livelihood Training for Rural Women of Lubang

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 10:33am

Many government and non-government organizations have found new and interesting methods of empowering rural women and providing them with means to sustain a livelihood. Many of these women are either out of work, or work in low paid professions traditionally assigned to women like domestic help. We need to empower them socially, equip them with a range of skills and knowledge to enable them to build confidence and earn additional income.

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