Baybay City, Leyte – Sweet potato is one of the most common root crops in the Philippines. It is packed with nutritious goodness as it is high in fiber and potassium. It can be processed into various products such as wine, jam, candy, and as ingredient in pastries.
Melinda P. Petalcorin
Maydolong, Eastern Samar – There are many opportunities out there. With a simple training, one can venture into a small business to earn an income. A good example is food processing which prolongs the shelf-life of food products. It also increases the income of the family for its value-adding strategies.
Ormoc City, Leyte – Agripreneurs become unsuccessful in their business ventures not because of poor product quality. Often times, the problem lies in the marketing of their products. Many engage in business ventures but few really equip themselves with the necessary business skills.
Catubig, N. Samar – Teaching children about agriculture is one way to ensure a better tomorrow for the country. Agriculture can be made simple so the young can easily grasp its concepts.
Basey, Samar – Busy as they are with farm work, Basey farmers took time to learn about financial literacy.
ATI RTC 8 conducted 2 batches of the Training on Financial Literacy to enhance participants knowledge and skills in financial literacy particularly on its importance in achieving a successful agri-enterprise. The training also emphasized the importance of certain Filipino values.
Borongan City, E. Samar – In far-flung barangays in the country, people rely on the services of the barangay animal health worker (BAHW) when it comes to problems on their livestock. Without veterinarians in their areas, the BAHW is able to give immediate care for livestock health problems.
Baybay City, Leyte – More and more are getting enticed to learn about the many uses of corn husks including making flowers which can be used in various floral arrangement.
Maria, Siquijor – For countries to reach its development goals, there is a need to support and provide opportunities for farm families.
Merida, Leyte - Who would ever think that ‘banana peel’ is fit for human consumption? What’s more, it can be made into a burger patty! This was one of the products processed during the ATI RTC 8- conducted Zero Waste Banana Processing.
Baybay City, Leyte – Feed the soil all the organic nutrients it needs. In return, it will feed your crops to become the healthiest produce we can feed our families. The organic agriculture concept of nourishing the soil is something most people should realize. Oftentimes, the belief is that the nutrients should be feed directly to the plants. However, this is not so.