PHILIPPINES—“Going Mobile: Making e-Learning for Agriculture & Fisheries More Accessible”, a project of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), is one of the three nominees for best national digital solution from the Philippines for the World Summit Awards (WSA) 2018.
The project aims to offer e-Learning courses through mobile learning or m-Learning. This is so that the course content can become more adaptive to smart devices, thus, making it more accessible to the learners.
The country’s agriculture sector continues to face a big challenge as farmers are getting old and their children are not taking on agriculture-related careers. However, many young farmers in the countryside are trying to change this by grabbing every chance to improve their skills and sharing their knowledge to others.
SOUTH COTABATO—Lifestyle bloggers and online influencers intensify the call for organic farming after experiencing sustainable and environment-friendly agriculture during an expository tour led by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) in SOCCSKSARGEN.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—The skills and knowledge on mentoring and coaching of staff in the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) were put to test during the “Leadership Training Course: Mentoring and Coaching for Leaders” held in collaboration with the Civil Service Institute (CSI) of the Civil Service Commission.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—Local produce and food products from different farms and rural-based organizations were front and center during the launch of “Piyesta ng Pagkaing Pilipino” by the Department of Agriculture (DA), National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), and Philippine Culinary Heritage Movement (PCHM).
Knowledge on farming is meant to be shared and, as the extension arm in the agriculture sector, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) is creating the means for people to do so. With the rising food prices in Metro Manila, the ATI launched a series of free seminars on different agriculture and fisheries technologies featuring experts from public and private organizations.
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.