ATI in the Western Visayas
BANGA, Aklan – Blue Team dominates over the Green Team during the mini sports fest in celebration of ATI's 33rd Anniversary on January 29, 2020 at ASU Compound, Banga, Aklan.
BANGA, Aklan – Digital Farmers Program (DFP) winners are part of ATI’s 33rd Anniversary Celebration on January 29, 2019 at ATI RTC VI Training Hall, ASU Compound, Banga, Aklan as they receive their awards from Smart Philippines for their video output during the training on DFP101 in Tigbauan and Pavia, Iloilo.
KALIBO, Aklan - “We should keep raising the bar of excellence by providing quality services to our clienteles”. This is according to Ms. Mary Ann A. Ramos, Chief of the Career Development and Management Services Section (CDMSS) as she discussed the overview of the recently conducted Harmonization of FY 2020 Work and Financial Plan and Training Management Skills Enhancement.
BANGA, Aklan – Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) in Region 6 unlocks the doors of its new administration building and 4-H Learning Hub to continuously provide quality extension services to the farmers, fisher folks, rural women, and youths on January 17, 2020 after the Inauguration/ Dedication of the buildings in its new location inside the Aklan State University (ASU) Compound, Banga, Akla
KALIBO, Aklan - Under the loud beat of the drums, colorful banners showcasing infographics of the different programs and services of the Center were raised.
BANGA, Aklan – Fourteen ATI Managers (ATIMA) across the country assembled for the 2019 4th Quarter ATIMA Meeting at the ATI RTC VI Training Hall, ASU Compound, Banga, Aklan on January 15 to 18, 2020.
BANGA, Aklan – Selected representatives of Farmers’ Information and Technology Services (FITS) Center specifically FITS Managers in Region 6 gather for a year-start planning on January 16, 2020 at ATI Training Hall, ASU Compound, Banga, Aklan.
BANGA, Aklan – A total of 50 individuals coming from the different provinces of the Region attend the Forum on Environmental Protection and Climate Change Adaptation at ATI Training Hall on January 17, 2020.
BANGA, Aklan – Twenty-five Learning Site (LS) Cooperators in the region gather to attend the Assessment and Planning Workshop for Learning Sites for Agriculture (LSAs) on January 16, 2020 at ATI RTC VI Training Hall, ASU Compound, Banga, Aklan.
PRODUCTION LOAN EASY ACCESS (PLEA) BORROWERS GAIN FARM BUSINESS PRACTICES THROUGH FINANCIAL LITERACY TRAINING
BANGA, Aklan – Five batches of Financial Literacy Training were conducted from July to December 2019 in the provinces of Aklan, Antique, Iloilo, and Capiz with 159 Production Loan Easy Access (PLEA) borrowers that served as participants.
ILOILO, City – The Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund’s (RCEF) extension component in the region kicks off with the conduct of the Training on Inbred Rice Seed Production and Certification for Seed Growers of Region VI on October 7-11, 2019 at EON Centennial Hotel and Water Park, Iloilo City that was participated by 30 farmers from Iloilo, Negros Occidental, Antique, and Capiz.
SIGMA, Capiz- Three veterinarians of Aklan State University (ASU) together with the Climate Resilient Agriculture (CRA) Project Team provide valuable information on pig husbandry to 20 CRA farmers at Sitio Balud, Barangay Cogon, Sigma, Capiz on December 2, 2019.
LEZO, Aklan – Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center VI through the Rural-Based Organization (RBO) Program conducted a Farm Family Modelling Project from June to October 2019. The project provided a holistic support and interventions for the farm families which geared towards improved and uplift quality of life of the recipients to become model farms in the community.
SAN JOSE, Antique – “Nalipay ako tungod may pag asa na ang mga mangunguma.” [I am so happy that the (we) farmers have a hope.] This is the statement of Mr.
CAPIZ – Two batches of Provincial Information Caravan in the Province of Capiz were held to orient the farmers on the implementation of Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) at Nesta’s Hilltop, Roxas City for the first district and Mambusao, Capiz for the second district last November 27 and 29, 2019, respectively with 400 farmers participants.
ILOILO/CAPIZ – A total of 100 college students taking up Bachelor of Science in Agricullture and Veterinary Medicine were oriented on ATI’s e-extension services specifically on the e-learning component. e-Learning offers free online courses on crops, fisheries, social technology, sustainable agriculture, and livestock.
KALIBO, AKLAN – Twenty-one Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) from various Municipalities of Regions VI, VII and VIII identified as New Seed Inspectors for Visayas last November 22, 2019 at Bee Bee Lodge, Old Buswang, Kalibo, Aklan.
ILOILO PROVINCE – Two batches of Digital Farmers Program (DFP) training with 35 participants each composed of farmers and their youth partners were held at Tigbauan and Pavia, Iloilo last November 20 and 21, 2019, respectively.
BAGO CITY, Negros Occidental – Thirty new facilitators composed of 29 Agricultural Extension Workers and One Learning Site Cooperator are now ready to work together towards the goal of “Masaganang Ani at Mataas na Kita” of the Department of Agriculture during the recently concluded Training of Trainers on Inbred Rice Seeds Production and Farm Mechanization held at Negros First Organic Technolog
BANGA, Aklan – Thirty 4H Club Members learned the dynamics on food processing during the Training on Fruits and Vegetables Processing for Young Farmers last November 16 to 18, 2019 at ATI Region 6’s 4H Hub, ASU Compound, Banga, Aklan.
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.