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JAECAAP Sets New Organizational Directions

JAECAAP members and ATI staff participate in open discussions during the team-building sessions at the 7th national convention.

CEBU CITY — The 7th Japan Agricultural Exchange Council Alumni Association of the Philippines (JAECAAP) National Convention served as a way to strengthen support among its members as they laid out new plans for the years to come. The convention was spearheaded by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) as one of the activities supported by the Institute for rural-based organizations.

ATI, ASSIST Hold Hands in Introducing CSA to Smallholder Farmers

Sen. Cynthia Villar with ImPACT partners from both public and private organizations lead the unveiling of the METOS instrument.

DILIMAN, Quezon City—“If we really wanted to make a significant mark in poverty reduction, helping them is the best way to start.” These were the words of Senator Cynthia Villar, Chair of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food during the project launch of “Improving Productivity in Agriculture through Climate-Smart Technology” or ImPACT Philippines. Villar stressed the need to support our farmers and fishers since about two-thirds of the country’s population is involved in the agriculture sector, directly or indirectly.

Isang Pagpupugay sa Ating Magsasaka at Mangingisda

Pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Magsasaka at Mangingisda 2017 sa temang "Masaganang Agrikultura at Pangisdaan, Masaganang Bansa."

DILIMAN, Quezon City -- Ang Agricultural Training Institute ay muling nakikiisa sa pagpugay ng ating bansa sa mga Pilipinong magsasaka at mangingisda lalo na ngayong Buwan ng Pagdiriwang mula ng nailabas ang Proclamation no. 33 noong Marso 21, 1989. Ang ating mga kasama sa agrikultura at pangingisda ay patuloy nating kinikilala at pinupuri sa kanilang mahalagang kontribusyon para sa ikauunlad ng ating bansa. Dahil sa kanila, may pagkain tayo sa ating hapag-kainan araw-araw. Mabuhay ang ating mga magsasaka at mangingisda!

Women in Agriculture Celebration Caps Off with Farm Tour

Desiree Duran, owner of the Duran Farm, briefing the participants during the farm tour.

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.

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