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ATI Thanks e-Extension Partners thru ‘InTENsity’ Summit

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).

ATI, Partner Agencies Mark the 10th Year of e-Extension in the Philippines

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.

ATI, BPI Partner Up for Communication Skills Training for PhilGAP Inspectors

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.

Young Farmers Get Certified on Organic Agriculture Production

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.

OFW and Family Summit Showcases Opportunities in Agriculture

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.

ATI Holds Back-to-Back Exhibits This Week

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.

ATI Promotes Rice-based Products thru Free Seminar

DILIMAN, Quezon City – Filipinos love rice so much, having it for every meal and some more for snacks like the 'kakanin'. Rice-based products like this not only create variation for rice but can also serve as an alternative source of income for rice producers.

The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) showed its support to this notion by conducting a free seminar on rice-based processing that showcased ways of bringing a different color to rice.

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