CALOOCAN CITY, Metro Manila—Recognizing the role of teachers in developing a child’s skills and values, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) continues to partner with them to help ensure food security for the future generations.
The 100 teachers from Cielito Zamora Memorial School are now also among these partners as they took part in a knowledge-sharing activity on urban farming held by the ATI in the school. Here they found new ways of growing vegetables in the small space and with the materials have in their campus.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—Organic agriculture continues to boom in the country and people living in the cities are starting to take interest in farming. Taking advantage of this trend, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) conducted two seminars on organic agriculture for the urban setting this year.
Following the free seminar on organic concoctions held in February, Duran Agribusiness and Training Center farm and training manager Luis Bausa returned to ATI to share about the vermiculture technology for organic farming.
TARLAC CITY – The involvement of every member of the society in creating sustainable food systems is necessary to address the most pressing concerns on food security. Relative to this, OIC-Director Luz Taposok of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) encouraged the soldiers of the Northern Luzon Command (NoLCom) and their families to help gear up for combat against the long-term problem of poverty and hunger.
QUEZON CITY – To draw interest and gather more followers in organic farming, OIC-Director Luz Taposok of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) discussed the benefits of producing organic food during an interview with Ms. Winnie Cordero and Mr. Ariel Ureta in DZMM’s Todo-Todo Walang Preno segment.
With her was Mr. Brian Belen of Ato Belen’s Farm who demonstrated the process of making Fermented Fruit Juice (FFJ), an organic fertilizer composed mostly of overripe sweet fruits and molasses.
KORONADAL, South Cotabato – The 3rd National Organic Agriculture Scientific Conference marks another year of innovations, researches, developments, and milestones for the organic agriculture industry in the Philippines according to Dr. Luz Taposok of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI).