The Agricultural Training Institute is one with the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) in the celebration of the 17th Development Policy Research Month (DPRM).
Pursuant to Proclamation No. 247, the DPRM is held every September to promote and draw nationwide awareness on the importance of policy research in the formulation of development plans, programs, and policies.
QUEZON CITY, Metro Manila—As the lead agency in capacitating agriculture and fisheries stakeholders in the country, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) ensures continuous capability-enhancement of its human resources for improved delivery of extension services.
This handbook aims to provide guidance to Planning Officers as well as Monitoring and Evaluation Officers of the Institute on how to properly target and address the agency’s programs, projects, and activities (PPAs). This also intends to create a set of uniform indicators to strengthen the link among the various offices or units working in the areas of planning, monitoring and evaluation.
QUEZON CITY, Metro Manila—Training center superintendents and supervisors from the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) central office and nationwide network of training centers were given the opportunity to further enhance their knowledge and skills as extension agents on the latest Refresher Course on Extension Delivery System (EDS).
MAKATI CITY, Metro Manila—Local farmers in Isabela, who have a land area of one hectare or less, can now avail themselves of an interest-free loan through the Bojie-Rodito Opportunities (BRO) Livelihood Assistance for Marginalized Farmers.
This effort, spearheaded by the provincial government of Isabela, is among the 13 sub-programs of the BRO livelihood assistance for marginalized farmers. These aim to provide the best quality of life in the province which is a leading rice producer in the country.
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.