DILIMAN, Quezon City—Mango, the third most important fruit crop in the country next to banana and pineapple, has been getting huge market demand for both fresh and processed product.
To help boost this industry, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) once again highlighted mango in one of its free seminars this year.
Resource persons from the Bureau of Plant Industry-Guimaras National Crop Research, Development, and Production Support Center (BPI-GNCRDPSC) were invited to talk about mango production and processing.
This year marks the beginning of a yearly commemoration of the myriad benefits of safe food. As proclaimed during the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, June 7 is now the World Food Safety Day. This is a result of the initiative of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) in 2015, followed by intensive negotiations within the CAC, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, and the World Health Organization.
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.
With the vision to boost privacy safeguards and raise the sense of responsibility among entities that handle personal data, the National Privacy Commission (NPC) leads the celebration of this year’s Privacy Awareness Week (PAW), with the theme, “Protecting the Digital Filipino: Accountability, Compliance & Ethics in a Data-driven Philippines".
PASAY CITY, Metro Manila— The Department of Agriculture (DA), in cooperation with the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), will bring together top achievers in the rice industry for the 2018 Rice Achievers Awards (RAA) on May 30, 2019 in the Philippine International Convention Center.
Seven provinces, 15 municipalities/cities, eight Irrigators’ Associations (IAs), and six Small Water Irrigation Systems Associations (SWISA) are set to receive their awards including Php54 million worth of prizes during the ceremony.
The Agricultural Training Institute is one with the entire Department of Agriculture (DA) family in the celebration of the Farmers’ and Fisherfolk’s Month. With the theme, “Magsasaka’t Mangingisdang Pilipino, Saludo ang Buong Bansa sa Sipag, Tibay, at Lakas Ninyo,” the Institute recognizes the invaluable contributions of our farmers and fishers in nation-building.
To help market the products of our farmers and fisherfolk in the metro, the DA launched a month-long AgriTiangge. Likewise, the event aims to bring affordable and fresh food closer to consumers.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) continues to strengthen its partnership with different international organizations for the advancement of the agriculture sector.
In a meeting with officials from different agriculture-related organizations in Bangladesh, ATI showcased its Climate Resilient Agriculture (CRA) program and its initiatives to promote climate-smart technologies and practices.
ATI Director Alfredo Aton, together with Engr. Renato Dela Cruz and Manuel Dimalaluan of the Partnerships and Accreditation Division, led the said meeting.
VISAYAS & MINDANAO—Following the zonal briefing on corn and cassava industry awards in Luzon, Corn Program coordinators from Visayas and Mindanao convened for the presentation of the revised guidelines of the National Quality Corn Achievers Award (NQCAA), Cassava Cluster Management Excellence Awards (CCMEA), and Cornucopia.
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.