CABAGAN, Isabela. Gender and Development is one of the extension interventions of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) that aims to promote equality among men and women in agricultural development. The different programs of the ATI in Region 02 shares 5% of their budget for GAD interventions.
CABAGAN, Isabela. It is a reality that farming is highly vulnerable to climate change. It is one of the great challenges faced by our farmers today. Coping with this challenge, mono-cropping practice of farmers should be transformed into integrated farming system.
For the past year, Local Farming Technicians (LFT) play a key role in the development and promotion of modern agricultural technologies. LFTs are serving as partners of the Agricultural Training Institute and government as a whole in extension initiatives.
The ATI-Regional Training Center 02 conducted the livestock advocacy campaign entitled Back to Basics: Scientific and Sustainable Livestock and Poultry Production last August 23, 2018 at the New Community Center, San Mateo, Isabela.
The said activity aims to promote production and sustainability of poultry particularly free-range chicken and duck for livelihood and food production.
To sustain the interest and encourage participation among the members of rural-based organizations (RBO), the Agricultural Training Institute- Regional Training Center 02 conducted an information caravan on August 24, 2018 at San Mateo Center.
Innovative agricultural technologies is continuously emerging in the country. Farmers need to cope and have an access on these information.
CABAGAN, Isabela. Putting value chain as part of the systems and practices of farmers will help them add value to their products, address challenges in every phases of production and be more income generating. The two batches of the Onsite Training on Value Chain Analysis were conducted for the climate resilient agriculture project beneficiaries.
CABAGAN, Isabela. To strengthen the promotion of government programs on the production of healthy food, the Agricultural Training Institute in Region 02 (ATI-RTC 02) conducted Training of Trainers (TOT) on Free Range Chicken Production for Farmers' Poultry School (FPS) Facilitators.
ROXAS, Isabela. Farm mechanization plays an important role in enhancing the efficiency of both land and labor inputs that are essential in sustaining food production and increasing income of farmers.
SAN MATEO, Isabela. It has a total of P18.423 million extension grants.