agripreneurship

Young Farmers Trained to Advance Agripreneurship

METRO MANILA & SOUTH COTABATO—Some young farmer-leaders from different parts of the country are now equipped to advance the agribusiness sector after completing the National Training on Agripreneurship.

The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) convened selected regional and provincial officers of the 4-H Club of the Philippines for the said training to further their entrepreneurial skills.

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.

OFW and Family Summit Showcases Opportunities in Agriculture

PASAY CITY, Metro Manila – Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), together with their families, convened for the 7th OFW and Family Summit led by the Villar Social Institute for Poverty Alleviation and Governance (Villar SIPAG).

With the theme "Kabuhayan sa Agrikultura para sa Pamilyang OFW", the summit featured OFWs who succeeded in agripreneurship. Discussions on mechanization, modern farming, microfinancing, and farm schools were also conducted to provide livelihood opportunities to OFWs in the field of agriculture.

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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