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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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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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RCM training in Region 02 rolls out to Nueva Vizcaya AEWs

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 10:52am

SAN MATEO, ISABELA. The first batch of the regional roll out of the Training on Rice Crop Manager Use and Operation for agricultural extension workers (AEW) commenced last February 21-24, 2017 for Nueva Vizcaya AEWs.
The Agricultural Training Institute Regional Training Center is conducting 10 batches of the training to AEWs, local farmer technicians, and farmer leaders of Cagayan, Isabela, Quirino, and Nueva Vizcaya from February to April 2017.

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ATI hones extension agents on resource generation

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 10:49am

SAN MATEO, ISABELA.  The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center 02 (ATI-RTC 02) conducted two trainings on Project Proposal Development and Resource Generation on February 13-16 and February 20-23, 2017 for extension managers and extension workers, respectively.

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Serving Beyond Boundaries with Indigent Families

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 10:41am

San Mateo, Isabela.  Kindness and generosity are always part of the values of ATI-RTC 02 family.  A community service was held for the indigent families of Malasin, San Mateo, Isabela. 

Each family received a pack of goods, clothes and toys as a simple souvenir from ATI-RTC 02.  As Training Center Superintendent Renato Maguigad said that it is not the recognition and the value that count but the feeling of joy in sharing.  

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Renovating Guesthouse for Better and More Comfortable Accommodation

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 10:08am

SAN MATEO, ISABELA. The Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 02 (ATI-RTC 02) puts efforts in developing the physical structure of the Center for a better and more comfortable accommodation of the participants during training. 

The guesthouse and staff house also called apartment, which have been used for more than 30 years in trainings and other events, had undergone major renovations.

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Belongingness and Camaraderie Felt in IS Team

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 11:44am

by: Jonabelle C. Taggueg

Quezon City.  For the first time, I have attended a national training and I felt being part of a family in the Information Services (IS) team.  

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Appreciation Forum on RCM Conducted for Nueva Vizcaya

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 11:26am

Bagabag, Nueva Vizcaya.  In support to the large scale dissemination of the Rice Crop Manager (RCM) and getting the support of the Local Chief Executives, an Appreciation Forum on Rice Crop Manager was conducted.   

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ATI-RTC 02 Celebrates Significant Events and Sets Directions during its Meeting

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 10:53am

San Mateo, Isabela.  It is not the Valentine’s Day but the momentous events were celebrated during the monthly meeting of the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 02 (ATI-RTC 02). 

The ISO 9001:2008 certificate was finally handed to ATI-RTC 02, a proof of passing the ISO quality management system requirements. 

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ATI RTC 02 Receives Award for Being Most Active in Promoting the Institute’ Program and Services

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 10:49am

Quezon City.  It was a surprise that the Information Service Division of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) awarded the regions who are most active in social media in promoting the Institute’s programs and services. 

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“Beyond Dreams,” A Tribute to All Farmers and Fisherfolk of Region 02.

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 11:43am

SAN MATEO, ISABELA.  To recognize the contributions and innovations of our farmers and fisherfolk in Region 02, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center II published the “Beyond Dreams: Stories of Farming Champions of Region 02.”
The book is a collection of inspiring stories of farming champions represented by all sectors - youths, women, farmer-scientists, farmer’s organizations and agripreneurs.

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GEF Meets the PhilCCAP Implementers in Region 02

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 4:37pm

Tuguegarao City. After the five-year implementation of the Philippine Climate Change Adaptation Project (PhilCCAP) in the Philippines, the Independent Evaluation Office of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) based in Washington DC visited region 02 to have a dialogue with the implementers and beneficiaries of the project.

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ATI Celebrates Pearl Anniversary

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 3:22pm

The Agricultural Training Institute celebrates its 30 years of significant contribution to the agri-fishery industry last January 23-27, 2017.

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New Batch of Agri-Business and Agri-Tech Students as Interns in ATI-RTC 02

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 3:17pm

SAN MATEO, ISABELA.  As part of the internship program of the students of Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business and Bachelor in Agricultural Technology, two batches of students from the Isabela State University (ISU) Echague and San Mariano Campus are undergoing the on-the-job training (OJT) at ATI-RTC 02 San Mateo, Isabela. 

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ATI-EP Scholars Undergo NC II on OA

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 3:07pm

SAN MATEO, ISABELA. Building the capabilities of the Agricultural Training Institute’s (ATI) Academic and Technology Integration - Educational Program (ATI-EP) scholars, they have undergone the Organic Assessment Program for TESDA National Certificate (NC) II. 

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ATI-RTC 02 1st Staff Meeting for CY 2017: An Assessment for 2016 and Target Setting for 2017

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 1:14pm

SAN MATEO, ISABELA.  “A good beginning makes a good end,” this is the theme of the two-day intensive meeting of staff of the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 02.  It is a good start for 2017 center operations assessing what had been done in the past year, preserving the strengths of the Center and improving the weaknesses for another success in the pursuit of addressing the ch

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Online Course on GAP for Veggies set to launch

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 11:33pm

The ATI-RTC 02 will be offering a new online course on  The online course on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for Vegetable Production will guide the enrollees to understand and learn more on the elements and principles of GAP for vegetables.
The Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) is a set of recommended standards and regulations that will help growers to produce safe and quality vegetables. 

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5 LGUs win NQCAA, get million worth of projects

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 11:26pm

SAN MATEO, ISABELA.  The winners of the National Quality Corn Achievers’ Awards (NQCAA) in region 02 received their cash prizes from the Department of Agriculture through the Agricultural Training Institute- Regional Training Center II last December 20 and 21, 2016.

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RAFEN: Planning towards a Common Vision

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 11:20pm

CORDON, ISABELA. “Decision-making and planning towards a common vision is a shared commitment to achieving improved results for our clients,” a statement of Mr. Renato A. Maguigad, Training Center Superintended II of the ATI-RTC 02 in his message in the Year-end Consultation Workshop of the Regional Agriculture and Fisheries Extension Network (RAFEN).

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