Bethel John Sinon

German Development Worker shares insights and learnings as he ends his 2 year stint

BAYBAY CITY, Leyte - Two years ago, during the on-going partnership of ATI-RTC 8 and the Better Rice Initiative Asia (BRIA), a GIZ Agri-DPP Project, a GIZ technical expert came to support the institution in the conduct of capacity development programs for the efficient delivery of extension services.

Growing Swine the Sustainable Way

Tacloban City, Leyte - As the second leading contributor to Philippine agriculture, the swine industry has the potential to increase income opportunities and alleviate poverty among rural and agricultural households in the Philippines. However, due to the increase of the cost of commercial feeds, the challenge now is how to keep the industry sustainable.

Saving Corn thru Soil Nutrient Management

Paranas, Samar – As corn is a substitute staple crop for rice, there is a pressing need to increase its production to address increasing demand. However, one of the many constraints in corn production is soil-related. Yield is affected by the inadequacy of inherent soil nutrients needed to supply the required plant nutrition throughout the growth and development stages of corn.

New batch of E. Samar Farmers trained on Financial Literacy

Borongan, E. Samar - As ATI-RTC 8 continues to educate and strengthen the knowledge and capabilities of its stakeholders on financing and credit, the Center conducted its first training on Financial Literacy for 2019 to widen the awareness of more farmers and fisherfolk in the region in organizing their budget especially in the development of an agri-enterprise.


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