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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 www.e-extension.gov.ph/eleearning) to have a background knowledge about the course. This served as pre-requisite before the face-to-face training.
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.
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.
“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.
In celebration of the National Women’s Month, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) held a three-day Symposium of Women in Farming themed “Honoring Trailblaizing Women in Agricultural Enterprise” which showcased the first- hand experiences of women farmers from their family farm proving how agricultural innovation leads them to success and empowerment.
Said symposium was participated by women from different regions who have great contributions in agriculture.
Capacitating Agricultural Extension Workers and farmers to become agripreneurs while addressing concerns with the “new normal climate”, the Agricultural Training Institute - MiMaRoPa conducted 10-day Intensive Trainers’ Training on Climate Smart Farm Business School (CSFBS) on February 14 - 24, 2017 at Barcenaga, Naujan, Oriental Mindoro.
The ten-day TOT is a rollout of the modality at the regional level which consisted of six modules related to both climate change and Farm Business School (FBS) including the re-entry planning.
RIZAL, OCCIDENTAL MINDORO - A total of 22 farmer-scientists from the Municipality of Rizal graduated from Farmer-Scientist RDE Training Program (FSTP) in a Corn-based Production System for Sustainable Agricultural Development Phase III last February 9, 2017 at Brgy. Malawaan, Rizal, Occidental Mindoro.
“To deliver quality services to our clientele, we need to assess the programs and activities we implemented last year and there is a need to plan our trainings for this year”.
This was an important statement that Training Center Superintendent II, Mr. Pat Andrew B. Barrientos said during the 2016 Annual Review and Assessment and Planning Workshop for 2017 on January 12-13, 2017 at ATI-MiMaRoPa Training Hall, Barcenaga, Naujan, Oriental Mindoro.