ATI in Eastern Visayas
Baybay City, Leyte- Wherever you are in the world, it has become common to find a woman behind successful businesses. This is also true for women in the agricultural sector. Women are finally being recognized for the roles they play in the farm.
STA. RITA, Samar - Most Filipino small hold farmers face various challenges in running their enterprise. This is due to the failure of practicing key activities especially in a business such as keeping farm records, monitoring their personal and business finances, and keeping track of their production cost.
GUIUAN, Eastern Samar - ATI-RTC 8 continues its advocacy in helping farmers develop their small businesses through financial literacy trainings. As it moves towards other municipalities in Eastern Samar, many participants now value the importance of financial literacy and learned the different characteristics of a successful agri-enterprise.
Borongan, E. Samar - As ATI-RTC 8 continues to educate and strengthen the knowledge and capabilities of its stakeholders on financing and credit, the Center conducted its first training on Financial Literacy for 2019 to widen the awareness of more farmers and fisherfolk in the region in organizing their budget especially in the development of an agri-enterprise.
Baybay City, Leyte – They come from far and wide. They come dedicated. They come ready to serve. They are the Local Farmer Technicians (LFT) of Eastern Visayas under the rice program. They are partners in progress of ATI RTC 8 and its mother agency, the Department of Agriculture.
One institute, one mandate, one vision. Why have different procedures?
The differences in the implementation of its various programs and activities could create nonconformities. As an ISO 9001:2015 –certified institute, the Agricultural Training Institute is in the pursuit of continuous improvement of its quality management system.
BAYBAY City, Leyte - ATI-RTC 8 highly values its partnerships to ensure that its extension services reach more people. Forging alliances facilitates the convergence of ideas, opportunities, and services between ATI RTC 8 and its stakeholders.
Baybay City, Leyte. The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) celebrated its 32nd Anniversary on January 29-30, 2019. This year, the center took its celebration to its clients by conducting a Seminar on Container Gardening for students and parents in Gabas Integrated Elementary School.
Kawayan, Biliran – There is always something new to learn. This is a realization of Mr. Ram Chan Miculob saying, “I didn’t know that we can produce milk from goat, now I can say that goat as a business has a potential.”
Baybay City, Leyte - As an ISO 9001:2015 certified organization, ATI 8 aims for continuous improvement of its extension programs and services. Hence, it conducts management reviews twice a year. Management reviews are done to evaluate the effectiveness of the Center’s Management System so as to assess how suitable and adequate it is vis-à-vis the Center’s goals.
Baybay City, Leyte - Giving back is one of the driving forces of ATI 8 and the Organikong Magsasaka ng Rehiyon Otso’s (OMRO) Lakbay Alay.
Biliran – Pig farming continues to be a lucrative endeavor for Biliran farmers. However, with the challenges posed by various factors in the environment and the market, most swine raisers cannot sustain production. This shows that there is always a need to capacitate them with the essential knowledge and skills in sustainable pig farming management.
BAYBAY CITY, Leyte - The production of Free-range chicken has become prevalent in some provinces in the Philippines due to programs conducted by the government promoting the production of meat and eggs that are safe and healthy as well as to preserve and promote native breeds of chicken. However, production of these animals are at risk, one would be due to Climate Change.
BAYBAY CITY, Leyte –Staff development programs create opportunities for technical and administrative members of an organization to enhance their knowledge and skills. With the Individual Development Plan (IDP) of each staff at ATI RTC8, activities are made to meet these targets.
DILIMAN, Quezon City. It has been one of the Agricultural Training Institute’s initiatives to encourage its training centers to strive for excellence especially in the delivery of services to their clients.
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.