LUZON, Philippines—A benchmarking activity gives the national officers of rural-based organizations (RBOs) a chance to unlearn and level up on their knowledge and determination to help improve agricultural productivity.
Rural Improvement Clubs
Empowered women of this generation have the capacity to change the world through their own vital ways of developing a society and promoting social change. These were the words expressed by OIC-Director Luz Taposok as a reflection of her utmost respect for the rural women of the Philippines.
Women have made outstanding contributions in the lives of many since the early years up to this date. They served as essential motivators who traditionally have the obligation to nurture a child, take care of the home and family, alongside leading communities.
DILIMAN, Quezon City - Mushroom products were on showcase during the Free Seminar on Mushroom Production and Processing held by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI).
Participants of all ages watched and learned how to produce and process mushroom with the help of the Rural Improvement Club (RIC) of Burgos in Sto. Domingo, Nueva Ecija.
SAN ILDEFONSO, Bulacan – The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), together with members of Rural Improvement Clubs from various regions in the Philippines celebrated the last hurrah of the Women in Agriculture Symposium through a farm tour at Duran Farm on March 3, 2017.
The 53 participants were briefed and toured by the owner herself, Desiree Duran. Starting off with an orientation, Duran shared how she started farming, which has proven to give inspiration to other women farmers.
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.