DINGLE, Iloilo - About seven million children across the Philippines suffer from hunger and malnutrition. This is due to inadequate access to nutritious food, lack of nutrition education, and poor health and sanitary services (Ciriaco, 2017).
MAKATO, Aklan - With its vision of empowerment and building capacities of agriculture and fisheries stakeholders for sustainable development, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 6 (ATI-RTC 6) in coordination with the Municipal Agriculture Office of LGU-Makato launched the PalaYamanan Plus Project and Farmers Field School on Sustainable Pig Farming (FFS-SPF) last Janua
PASSI CITY, Iloilo - In support to the government’s climate change adaptation and mitigation initiatives, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 6 (ATI-RTC 6) in partnership with the City Agriculture Office of LGU-Passi City and Barangay Council of Gegacjac launched the Climate Resilient Agriculture (CRA) Project last January 18, 2018.
DINGLE, Iloilo - To raise awareness among students the importance of planting vegetables and encourage families to establish their own home gardens for continuous and improved nutrition, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center VI (ATI-RTC VI) reached out to Libo-o Elementary School, Dingle District, Iloilo and launched the Gulayan sa Paaralan.
KALIBO, Aklan - Aimed to raise awareness on the programs and services of the Center in the Region, the Agricultural Training Institute Regional Training Center VI (ATI-RTC6) took the opportunity to hold a promotional campaign during Kalibo’s all-time famous Ati-atihan Festival.
Colorful banners showcased infographics on programs and services of the Center while ATI staff distributed promotional materials to both local and foreign tourists who have also joined in the parade last January 19, 2018 at the Kalibo Plaza.
BANGA, AKLAN - To help micro entrepreneurs scale up their businesses thru coaching and mentoring by business owners/practitioners the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center VI conducted a 3-day training on Kapatid Agri Mentor Me Program(KAMMP). The 3-day training was conducted at ATI-RTC VI Training Hall, Banga, Aklan from November 15 to November 17, 2017.
LA CARLOTA CITY, Negros Occidental - A livelihood assistance of Php 50,000 has recently been granted by the Agricultural Training Institute Regional Training Center VI (ATI RTC VI) to Outstanding Young Farmer Jason S. Pelayo, 22 years old, of Brgy. Ara-al,La Carlota City, Negros Occidental.
PASSI CITY, Iloilo - The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), in its efforts to create a Climate Resilient Agriculture Livelihood and Communities, engaged in educating vulnerable communities on various assessment tools that are used to assess their own areas, identify their vulnerability level as well as their capacities and risks, and take action points that are applicable in their areas.
PASSI CITY, ILOILO- The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center 6 (ATI-RTC 6) headed by Dr. Eden DLR Bautista, Training Center Superintendent II, initiated a partnership with the Local Government Unit of Passi City, Iloilo and Hon. Jesry Palmares, City Mayor, through the Climate Resilient Agriculture (CRA) Project.
Aimed at empowering women especially teachers, parents and AEWs on various statutory mandate that provide protection and development especially to women, Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center VI conducted a 3-day training on Gender and Development cum Herbal Production and Processing. The activity was attended by a total of 30 participants.