ATI in Cagayan Valley

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We manage innovative agricultural extension systems and knowledge management for the Local Government Sector and other agri-extension stakeholders to facilitate knowledge management and other services that empower AEWs, farmers, fisherfolk and consumers to become more self-reliant and competitive. 
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Workplace mentoring for the ATI-RTC 02 social media presence

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 4:28pm

SAN MATEO, Isabela.  Social media presence is one avenue for corporate image building.  Mentoring staff guarantees the presence of ATI-RTC 02 in Instagram, Twitter and Facebook as well troubleshooting and maintenance of the website. 

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PWDs of Enrile Trained on Meat Processing and Food Products Packaging and Labeling

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 4:24pm

ENRILE, Cagayan.  As a continued support to the persons with disability (PWD) of Enrile, Cagayan, they were trained on meat processing and food packaging and labelling.   

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Good Practices of Uyugan Farmers Makes them Resilient in Any Situation

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 4:19pm

UYUGAN, Batanes.  The province of Batanes is known as the gateway of typhoons entering the Philippine area of responsibility.  But farmers have good practices to combat the effects of this calamity. 

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ATI-RTC II discusses the NEAP with PAEPI members

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 3:03pm

ISU Echague, Isabela.  “Empowering communities toward globally-competitive and climate-resilient agriculture and fisheries sector through harmonized and unified extension service delivery” is the central theme of the National Extension Agenda and Programs (NEAP).  There is a need to really unify and harmonize the extension services of agencies since every agency or institution, public or private, have its own extension programs to implement, more often duplicating each other in service

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Information Officers and RCM Focal Persons nationwide attend the 2nd RCM National Updating and Planning

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 4:22pm

Puerto Princesa, Palawan.  The 2nd National Rice Crop Manager (RCM) Updating and Planning was conducted to review the result of deployment and capability development during the first quarter 2017 and also to assess the implementation of agreements made in the January 2017 National Updating at Cagayan de Oro City.  This was attended by 30 DARFO RCM Focal Persons and 15 Information Officers of ATI-RTCs on April 18-21, 2017 at Puerto Princesa, Palawan.
 

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AEWs Attend Training on Animal Disease Diagnosis and Management

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 4:42pm

SAN MATEO, Isabela. Thirty five participants across Region 2 attended the Training on Animal Disease Diagnosis and Management on April 24-26, 2017 at ATI-RTC 02 San Mateo, Isabela.

Livestock productivity is threatened all over the country by numerous infection microorganisms that lead to economic losses of farmers in the countryside. When the outbreak attacks, the livestock inspectors are always blamed. The training was organized to update their laboratory knowledge and skills for better service delivery.

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4H Member Won the Gawad Saka Search for Outstanding Young Farmer Regional Level

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 4:35pm

ANGADANAN, Isabela. Winning the Gawad Saka search for the outstanding young farmer in the regional level is one of the biggest achievement of Mr. Christian Valdez of Angadanan, Isabela. After seven years of being hands-on on their field helping his parents, their unproductive farm now became a diversified farm.

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The Essence of a True Leader and Building a Team Instilled to 4H Campers

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 3:26pm

CABAGAN, Isabela. As part of the activities of the Regional Summer Youth Camp, campers were given lecture on leadership and team building during the second day. Dr. Corazon dela Cruz, dean of the College of Accountancy of the St. Paul University, Tuguegarao City, shared her leadership experiences.

Dr. dela Cruz helped the participants to define what is a true leader, tactics to be an effective leader and different types of leadership.

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4H Members Convene in Isabela for the 4th Regional Summer Youth Camp

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 3:24pm

CABAGAN, Isabela. Members of the 4H Club of region 02 convened at ATI-RTC 02 Cabagan Center, Cabagan, Isabela for their annual Regional Summer Youth Camp held on April 18-21, 2017.

The four-day convention was composed of series of lectures, teambuilding activities, and different competitions.

At least 140 participants attended the camp consisting of 4H members, 4H coordinators, Volunteer Leaders’ Association of the Philippines (VLAP), Youth Empowerment through a Sustainable Program (YES) scholars from the five provinces of Region 02.

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RAFEN at Work: Harmonizing AFE Programs and Activities of NGAs, NGOs and LGU

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 3:41pm

CLAVERIA, Cagayan. “Collaboration, coordination and harmonization is the objective of the Regional Agriculture and Fisheries Extension Network (RAFEN)”, said Ms. Imelda M. Guillermo, the Training Center Superintendent I of ATI-RTC Region 02 in her opening message during the 1st Sem 2017 RAFEN Meeting.
 

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PAA organizes new local chapters in R02

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 2:51pm

SAN MATEO, Isabela.  The Philippine Association of Agriculturist (PAA) have now a regional chapter and provincial chapters in Region 02.

More than 100 agriculturists from the different parts of Region 02 responded to the call of the ATI-RTC 02 to officially form the local chapters of the PAA.

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Appealing Project Proposal Calls for Funding: A Training on Project Proposal Development and Resource Generation

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 10:08pm

BASCO, Batanes.   “Isang karangalan ang makasama sa pagsasanay tungkol sa project proposal at resource generation.  Tamang-tama ito sa plano ng aking grupo, ang 4H Club ng Itbayat  dahil nais po naming mag-establish ng learning site sa susunod na buwan,”  these are the words of Mr. Noel Cano, Jr., Itbayat 4h Club President and participant of the Training Workshop on Project Proposal Development and Resource Generation. 

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Sharing Extension Activities: RAFEN Strategies

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 10:07pm

 CLAVERIA, Cagayan.  After harmonizing the extension activities of the members of the Regional Agriculture and Fisheries Extension Network (RAFEN), it is just timely to share best strategies in the implementation of extension activities of the RAFEN in 2016.

The first quarter meeting was held for the RAFEN members, which each representative shared their accomplishments and best practices for the past year.  They likewise presented their activities for this year and held a workshop on the convergence plan. 

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Four Batches of Appreciation Forum Conducted for Municipal Agriculturists and Sangguniang Bayan Committee on Agriculture Chairmen in Region 02

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 7:58pm

SAN MATEO, ISABELA. The goal of Philippine Agriculture is food sufficiency and poverty reduction. To attain these goals, food producers – the farmers, must be encouraged to be productive and to increase their production to support the growing population of the country.

Moreover, strategies to increase production and income of the farmers as a result of series of researches are being implemented in support to this endeavor.

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Becoming Climate Resilient Communities

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 7:22pm

Quezon City.  As Dr. Luz Taposok, ATI Director said in her video message during the opening program that climate change is already an acknowledged phenomenon in the country, that’s why different agencies have its strategies and interventions in mainstreaming climate change.

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A Call for a Harmonized High Value Crops Development Program with Stakeholders

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 5:22pm

SAN MATEO, ISABELA.  “We are looking forward for a more dynamic cooperation and more productive HVCDP program implementation,” this was the statement of Mr. Renato Maguigad, TCS II  of ATI-RTC 02 during the Consultation and Harmonization Workshop of the High Value Crops Development Program (HVCDP). 

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