Erika Z. Vizcarra

ATI’s ‘Going Mobile’ Project Nominated in World Summit Awards 2018

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.

ACCESS | October-December 2018 Issue

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.

More Pinays Go into Agripreneurship

Dr. Annalie Paragas at ATI's Free Seminar on Poultry Production and Processing

DILIMAN, Quezon City—Despite the challenges in the agriculture sector, some women entrepreneurs in the country remain positive that the Philippine farming industry will thrive in the years to come.

One of them is 23-year-old Alyssa Guhiting of Guiguinto, Bulacan, who sees the big potential in farming even with the negative perceptions about it.

Risk Management Strategies Developed for ATI

ATI Region VII director Carolyn May Daquio and assistant director Gracia Arado

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.

Aton Takes Oath of Office as New ATI Director

New ATI Director Alfredo Aton with Department of Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol

DILIMAN, Quezon City—The Department of Agriculture (DA) officially welcomes the new director of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), Alfredo Aton, as he takes the reigns and steers the bureau in expanding its services nationwide.

In a short ceremony at the DA head office, Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol swore in Aton as the ATI’s Director IV. ATI division chiefs and training center superintendents were present and showed their full support as they witnessed the oath-taking rites.

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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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