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.
As part of the continuing phase in ICS, a 5-day training of Internal Control System for Smallholder Groups Phase II for Farmer’s Organization for Rural Upliftment of Mindoro (FORUM) was conducted on on June 25-29, 2018 at Jopat’s Resort, Poblacion, Bongabong, Oriental Mindoro.
As certification in organic agriculture booms, another three (3) smallholder groups, namely, Mina de Oro Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Multi-Purpose Cooperative (MAREBEMCO), Samahan ng Magpapatubig ng Mansalay, Inc.
After completing the Phases I and II of the Internal Control System (ICS), SIKAP Agriculture Cooperative has undergone Phase III of ICS. It is the last phase in order for the smallholder group to qualify for the installation and eventual certification of Organic Agriculture.
Being in the twilight of their lives, the Senior Citizens still need to optimize their potentials and access all available services and opportunities and be able to address their day to day challenges. One of its means is supporting them to engage in a worthwhile activity which can also augment their income such as meat processing.
To strengthen and nourish the implementation of Organic Agriculture Act in the Philippines and provide quality extension services beyond boundaries, the Center in collaboration with ATI-RTC Region VIII conducted “Agriculture Knowledge Inputs Technology Sharing (KITS)” last May 24-25, 2018.
Aiming to build the capabilities and skills of farmers in farm mechanization and to raise the level of awareness and adaptability in farm machineries the Training Course on Agricultural and Fishery Mechanization for Farmer Leaders: “Kakayahan ng Magsasaka’y Linangin, Mekanisasyon ng Agrikultura’y Palaganapin” was conducted last May 16-19, 2018.
The Training on Edible Landscaping: “Combining Beauty with Bounty” was conducted last May 22-24, 2018 at Gasan, Marinduque. This was participated by 31 AEWs, farmers and other agriculture enthusiast.