DILIMAN, Quezon City – The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) obtained ISO 9001:2015 certification for the Quality Management System (QMS) of its Central Office and seven expansion training centers, further strengthening its drive for excellence in public service.
BAGUIO CITY, Benguet – The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) are now laying the groundwork for the upcoming turnover of the Rice Crop Manager (RCM) to the Department by 2020.
MALVAR, Batangas – From when it was launched in 2007, the electronic extension (e-Extension) Program has undergone rigorous refining processes through years of trying and testing as it continued to cleave to its purpose: to bring agriculture and fisheries extension to new heights through information and communications technology (ICT).
To mark the 10th year anniversary of the Philippine e-Extension Program, the Agricultural Training Institute gathers once again its partner agencies, e-learning experts and practitioners who have made relevant contributions in advancing electronic extension services in the country. Dubbed as e-Extension InTENsity Summit, the event is a venue for knowledge sharing on innovations and best practices as well as highlights in their deployment for the e-extension services across the country.
PASAY CITY, Philippines – Corn is front and center once again as the Philippine Maize Federation Inc., (PhilMAize) partners with the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) for the 13th Philippine National Corn Congress (PNCC) and the 5th National Quality Corn Achievers Awards (NQCAA).
METRO MANILA, Philippines – To improve the processes related to the certification for Philippine Good Agricultural Practices (PhilGAP), the Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) partnered with the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) to conduct a training on communication skills for PhilGAP inspectors.
With the title “Back to Basics: Training on Effective Communication Skills for PhilGAP Inspectors”, the activity was held for two batches of 67 PhilGAP inspectors from different agencies, units, and offices under the Department of Agriculture (DA) from different regions nationwide.
MAJAYJAY, Laguna – Twenty young farmers of the 2016 batch of the Young Filipino Farmers’ Training Program in Japan (YFFTPJ) passed with flying colors the latest Enhancement and Assessment on Organic Agriculture (OA) Production National Certificate II (NC II).
The training, conducted by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) in cooperation with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), was held as part of the Institute’s efforts to continually capacitate these young farmers even after their 11-month training in Japan.
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.
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.
The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) is holding back-to-back exhibits this week in support to two main events - one is the Department of Agriculture's 13th Philippine National Corn Congress and the other one is the 7th OFW and Family Summit organized by Villar Social Institute for Poverty Alleviation and Governance (Villar SIPAG). These events are simultaneously held at the Philippine International Convention Center and at the World Trade Center both in Pasay City.
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.