2019 World Food Day Underlines Healthy Food For All

ATI Gives Glimpse on Potentials of Tilapia Farming

BFAR aquaculturist Corazon Dela Cruz during ATI's Free Seminar on Fish Production and Processing

DILIMAN, Quezon City—To impart proper and sustainable ways of fish farming and boost its industry, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) led a free seminar on fish production and processing.

In this event, the potentials of tilapia farming were discussed. Known as the “aquatic chicken” because of its high protein content and lower market price, tilapia has become the second widely cultivated fish species in the country.

Students in 2 QC Schools are First Breed of AgriKids

The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) launched “AgriKids: Illustrate, Formulate, and Demonstrate.”

QUEZON CITY—In response to the declining number of youth interested in farming, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) launched “AgriKids: Illustrate, Formulate, and Demonstrate.”

The project is made possible in partnership with the Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation. It aims to promote the importance of agriculture not only to children but also to every Filipino household.

2019 World Food Day Underlines Healthy Food For All

The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) expresses its support to the celebration of the World Food Day (WFD) this October 16.

WFD 2019 calls for action across sectors to make healthy and sustainable diets affordable and accessible to everyone. Furthermore, it asks everyone to start thinking about what they eat.

In support to the celebration, agri-exhibits will be held at the Department of Agriculture (DA) grounds on October 14-16. These will feature products from different parts of the country.

DA, ATI to set up entrepreneurship program for the youth

The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) is now on the drawing board for the development of a Youth Agri-Entrepreneurship Program, which aims to encourage the Filipino youth to venture into agriculture.

Agriculture Secretary William Dar, announced during a meeting with the local chief executives of Bicol, that the DA through ATI, will allocate funds to support young farmers to develop their own agricultural enterprise.

ATI Today

Extension services continue to evolve. With the challenges that extension workers and farmers face, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) continues to explore various strategies to improve its efforts as the extension and training arm of the Department of Agriculture. In over 30 years, the ATI has celebrated various successes and learned from the lessons during hard times. Nonetheless, we are proud to be standing the test of time through the support of our partners and the clientele themselves. This is the ATI Today, more committed to bring you extension services beyond boundaries.

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