Lutong Pinoy in Focus this Filipino Food Month

KADIWA Offers Farmers’ Produce During Quarantine Period

Farmers' produce will be on sale in various points in Metro Manila and other parts of the country as the Department of Agriculture (DA) rolls out KADIWA ni Ani at Kita.

KADIWA, which stands for “Katuwang sa Diwa at Gawa para sa Masaganang Ani at Mataas na Kita”, is a marketing strategy of the Department which directly connects food producers to consumers, thereby lessening the cost of the products up to 20 percent than those at the market.

Getting Started

Young Farmer Eyes Agribusiness after Training in Japan

DILIMAN, Quezon City—More young farmers are on their way towards shaping the agricultural sector as a more innovative and business-centric industry after learning different local and international farming practices.

After his 11-month on-farm training in Japan, 24-year-old Jay Intes said that he will explore agribusiness further for their family farm in Calinan, Davao City. Intes is one of the 2019 trainees under the Young Filipino Farm Leaders Training Program in Japan (YFFLTPJ).

Door-to-door delivery of vegetables, fruits as agri dept taps e-commerce

MANILA -- The Department of Agriculture partnered with an online shopping platform to deliver produce to Metro Manila homes during the COVID-19 lockdown, DZMM reported Monday.

Consumers can shop on the website (https://homegrown-organics.myshopify.com) and have fruits and vegetables delivered to their doorstep. Nearby areas such as Antipolo are also covered, according to the report.

DA Taps Private Sector, Employs Tech Solution to Expand Kadiwa

The Department of Agriculture (DA) is fine-tuning its “Kadiwa ni Ani at Kita,” a flagship agri-fishery marketing program, to serve more consumers in urban areas and improve market linkages between them and farmer-producers amid the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Luzon.

Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar said that the DA under its Kadiwa ni Ani at Kita program will launch a multi-platform system to include “Kadiwa Express” and “Kadiwa Online.”

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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