PHILIPPINES—With the continued partnership between the Philippines and Thailand in empowering rural women to sustain agricultural growth, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) hosted a learning activity for Thai women farmers and agricultural entrepreneurs this year.
PHILIPPINES—With its continued efforts to provide fast access to updated agriculture-related information, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), through the Information Services Division (ISD), conducted “In Focus: A Training on Photography” for its staff.
The training served as an avenue to elevate the staff’s skills in terms of documentation and, ultimately, the development of various knowledge products.
QUEZON CITY, Metro Manila—Government agencies and offices showcased their programs and services to the public at the Kabisig Philippine Government Expo and Trade Fair 2018.
With the theme "Pamahalaan at Mamamayan: Kapit-bisig sa Pagbabago at kaunlaran", the event served as a one-stop government information exhibit that featured profiles, services, programs, and accomplishments of the participating agencies.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—With the growing demand for coffee and the ongoing efforts of the government and private sectors to boost the coffee industry, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) conducted a free seminar on coffee production and processing.
DILIMAN, Quezon City - In line with the shift from subsidies to easy access financing of agricultural and fisheries production support programs, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) met with officials of the Agricultural Credit Policy Council (ACPC) for an orientation on the Agri Credit or Easy Financing Access Program.
MANDALUYONG CITY, Metro Manila—Two of the organic farms supported by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) were front and center during the 2018 Food Garden Congress held as part of the launching program of the 44th Nutrition Month of the National Nutrition Council and ABS-CBN-DZMM.
With the theme "Ugaliing magtanim, sapat na nutrisyon aanihin", the Agricultural Training Institute supports the celebration of Nutrition month 2018.
This is a yearly campaign held every July to create greater awareness among Filipinos on the importance of nutrition. Presidential Decree 491 or the Nutrition Act of the Philippines mandates the National Nutrition Council to lead and coordinate the nationwide campaign.
BAGUIO CITY, Cordillera Administrative Region—With the government’s thrust to increase investment on research and development (R&D) to improve farm productivity, representatives from the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) and the Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR) convened to draw up interventions to strengthen the complementation of the R&D and extension functions in the agriculture sector.
QUEZON CITY, Metro Manila—Recognizing the important role of family farming, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) spearheaded the first National Farm Family Congress.
With the theme “The Role of Family Farming in Meeting the Food Security Challenge”, the congress served as a way to further promote family farming as farmers and their families shared their stories on their journey to becoming farmer leaders and agricultural entrepreneurs.
CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija—Farmers supported by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) underscored the lucrative side of agriculture as they shared their good practices during the 2nd AgriTalk.
Desiree Duran, president of the Bulacan-based ATI Learning Site (LS) Duran Farm Agribusiness and Training Center Association, Inc., showed how agriculture can be a viable source of income through farm tourism.
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.