To strengthen the implementation of agri-credit programs of the Department of Agriculture among farmers and fisher folk, the DA expanded its financial literacy trainings across the country through the Agricultural Training Institute, as training arm of DA in collaboration with the Agricultural Credit Policy Council.
Geared to ensure food and feeds self-sufficiency in corn and cassava as well as guaranteeing the crops produced are safe and of superior quality, the Department of Agriculture has been conducting National Corn and Cassava Achievers Awards.
With its theme "Sustaining Vibrant Agricultural Productivity through Harmonized and Proactive Extension Service", the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center MiMaRoPa celebrated its 32nd Anniversary of ATI on January 28-30, 2019 at ATI, Barcenaga, Naujan, Oriental Mindoro.
The Agricultural Training Institute- Regional Training Center MiMaRoPa under the Organic Agriculture Program is conducting two batches of Farmer’s Field School. The first batch of FFS themed “Kabataan ay Hikayatin, Organikong Pagsasaka ay Palaganapin” is participated by 25 selected K-12 students of Porfirio G. Comia Memorial National Highschool, Brgy. Barcenaga, Naujan, Oriental Mindoro.
After one month of intensive training, finally, 18 participants composed of Rice Machinery Operation NC II and Agri-Related NC II holders graduated on Trainers Methodology Level I last October 26, 2018 at ATI, Barcenaga, Naujan, Oriental Mindoro.
Empowering farmers, agricultural producers and food processors in safe food production through the integration of Food Safety Management System, two (2) batches of Training on Safe Food Practice in Early Stage On-Farm Production: Integration of Food Safety Management System (FSMS) for Local Farmers and Food Producers were conducted last October 24-26 and 29-31, 2018 at ATI RTC MiMaRoPa, Barcena
To address the lack of veterinary services among other areas in Mindoro specifically in the rural areas, the 1st batch of Training on Animal Health Care and Management for Barangay Animal Health Worker (BAHW) was conducted at Imeldas Garden Hotel and Restaurant, Poblacion, Bansud, Oriental Mindoro on October 23-25, 2018.
Aiming to sensitize Gender and Development among the AEWs in the implementation of the program in their respective localities and be refreshed and more productive thru a team building activity, the ATI MiMaRoPa conducted the 5-day activity themed “Be Informed, Be Energized: Sensitizing AEWs in Gender and Development on October 22 – 26, 2018 at Lush Green Camp Site and Resort, San Teodoro, Orien
SABLAYAN, OCCIDENTAL MINDORO— Participated by 60 participants coming from staff of Farmer’s Information and Technology Services (FITS) Centers, Magsasakang Siyentista and Partner-Member Agencies from MiMaRoPa, the ATI MiMaRoPa spearheaded the 3rd Techno Gabay Program Summit on October 15-19, 2018 at Adventure Camp Beach and Resort, Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro.