ATI in MiMaRoPa

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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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4H and RBOs Gather for Regional Summer Youth Camp and Farm Family Forum

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 9:09am

With the theme “Together Towards Tomorrow”, the Agricultural Training Institute - Regional Training Center MiMaRoPa spearheaded the Regional Summer Youth Camp and Farm Family Forum of MiMaRoPa in collaboration with the Regional Field Office MiMaRoPa and Provincial Government of Occidental Mindoro. This aims to give the youth and rural-based organizations opportunity to showcase their talents and skills, rebuild camaraderie and kinship and also motivate them further to continue their greater contribution in nation building.

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Blended Course on Training Management: Adhering to the "Tatak ATI"

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 2:42pm

Geared to systematize the procedure in facilitating training and other activities the “tatak ATI” way, the Agricultural Training Institute - Regional Training Center in MiMaRoPa conducted a Blended Course on Training Management among its staff - both technical and administrative personnel.

Prior to the training proper, the staff enrolled in Training Management (TM1), an online course in e-Extension (please log on to have a background knowledge about the course. This served as pre-requisite before the face-to-face training.

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SOA on OA on Air

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 11:25am

Agriculture is very important to human life. However, it is also a major source of environmental degradation through fertilizer and pesticide use. With this, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) in MiMaRoPa launched its School-on-the-Air (SOA) Program on Organic Agriculture (OA) for vegetable farmers in the province of Romblon.

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Promoting GAD and Food Safety for IPs

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 11:07am

Indigenous people (IP) carry a fragile but essential part of our common humanity. As individuals and societies, they represent an irreplaceable diversity. The experiences of and challenges faced by indigenous people in terms of food safety and health should not be deserted. Understanding how to achieve food safety is equally important for indigenous people, who often experience the poverty and health disparities. They should also be aware of their rights, especially the women indigenous people.

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34 IPs Trained in White Corn Production

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 11:11am

The Agricultural Training Institute - Regional Training Institute MiMaRoPa trained 34 Indigenous People (IP) from the municipality of Quezon, Palawan in white corn production technology on March 13 to 15, 2017.

The training aims to edify the IPs in corn farming to increase their production and teach them of the Sloping Agricultural Land Technology (SALT), one of the technologies being promoted in the upland areas, particularly for IPs.

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First Collaborative Meeting of SOA on OA

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 2:07pm

“Before anything else, preparation is the key to success”.

This statement from Alexander Graham Bell is truly applies to the recently concluded “collaborative meeting” headed by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) in MiMaRoPa in partnership with the Office of the Provincial Agriculture and the Municipalities of Tablas Island in the province of Romblon such as Alcantara, Sta. Fe, San Andres, San Agustin, Odiongan, Calatrava, Looc, Ferrol and Romblon, Romblon.

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