METRO MANILA, Philippines—Caritas Manila, Inc. joins the roster of Urban Agriculture Garden Sites (UAGS) supported by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) as the urban agriculture project expands further in the metro.
Following the series of partnerships established with various stakeholders on setting up UAGS, Caritas Manila, Inc. sealed an agreement with the ATI to join the effort of enhancing access to food among urban families.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—The latest free seminar of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) offered the public an opportunity to gain knowledge, skills, and attitude (KSA) necessary in mushroom production and processing.
With the help of experts from the Laguna State Polytechnic University (LSPU) Siniloan Campus, some 490 individuals learned about the importance of KSA in growing and processing mushroom.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—To improve the Quality Management System of the organization, key officials of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) convened for the 2019 Quality Objectives and Risk Assessment Planning Workshop based on the requirements of ISO 9001:2015.
The activity gave way to the formulation of the 2019 Quality Objectives, finalization of the 2019 Risk Assessment Plan, and resolution of the issues that resulted from the audit findings since last year.
LUZON, Philippines—Former trainees of the Young Filipino Farm Leaders’ Training Program in Japan (YFFLTPJ) took the opportunity to express their gratitude and showcase their farming practices to Japanese officials and farmers who helped them improve their skills.
This was during the monitoring visit of Japan Agricultural Exchange Council (JAEC) officials, together with Japanese farmers who serve as host families to YFFLTPJ trainees.
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.