The Agricultural Training Institute, the apex organization for a harmonized agriculture and fisheries extension (AFE) system, is leading the way in the development of the AFE Results-Based Monitoring and Evaluation (RBME) system that ensures the relevance and alignment of extension interventions to the goals of the agriculture and fisheries sector of the country.
Jayvee P. Masilang
This Agricultural and Fisheries Extension Grant System Manual was formulated to enable the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) to effectively administer the grant system and to ensure transparency.
This document presents a more comprehensive costing of AFE products and services as it involved inputs from a wider group of multi-stakeholders throughout the country. Moreover, this document serves as a platform to harmonize AFE costing despite its pluralistic nature.
The Agricultural Training Institute is one with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in celebrating the World Food Day this October 16.
The celebration for this year will center on #ZeroHunger. This means working together to ensure everyone, everywhere, has access to the safe, healthy, and nutritious food they need. To achieve it, FAO urges everyone to adopt a more sustainable lifestyle, work with others, share knowledge, and be willing to help change the world for the better.
In recognition of the critical role of policy research in the socioeconomic advancement of the Philippines, the month of September is celebrated as the Development Policy Research Month (DPRM).
Pursuant to Malacañang Proclamation No. 247 issued in September 2002, DPRM aims to cultivate a strong culture of research and use of data and evidence among the country's national and local decision-makers in policymaking and program planning.
Nakikiisa ang Agricultural Training Institute sa pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa na may temang "Filipino: Wika ng Saliksik". Ang tema ay kumikilala sa wikang Filipino bilang midyum sa paglikha at pagpapalaganap ng pambansang karunungan at kaunlaran.
Sa pamamagitan ng Proklamasyon blg. 1041 na pinirmahan ni dating Pangulong Fidel V. Ramos noong Hulyo 15, 1997, itinalaga ang Agosto 1-31 bilang Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa. Ang pagdiriwang ay pinangungunahan ng Kagawaran ng Edukasyon at Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KMF).
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.