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National training activities, issues and concerns

ATI Trains 4-H Club Officers on Web Writing

BAGUIO CITY--- The 4-H Clubs are into web writing!
The Youth is gaining popularity not only through national awards and supporting the Department`s program on food self-sufficiency and now as partners in regaining their image over the net.

Internal Control System for Organic Agriculture: ATI Trains Trainers for Small Holder Groups

DAVAO CITY--- The Department of Agriculture through the Agricultultural Training (ATI) held recently a training that focused on the importance on certification and labelling in marketing organic products.
Dubbed as the Trainers' Training on Organic Agriculture Internal Control System (ICS) For Smallholder Groups, the certification system is a device to reduce cost for farmers with low income towards a system of combined internal and external controls applicable to all types of groups, as well as a model for all organic certification.

ATI Goes for Organic Agriculture

BACOLOD CITY--- As the extension and training arm of the Philippine Department of Agriculture, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) held a trainers' training that aimed to promote organic agriculture in the country.
Based on the Republic Act 10068 or the Organic Agriculture Act, Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala tasked the ATI to lead in the implementation of organic agriculture extension, information, trainings and education activities in the country. 

ATI Assesses Rural Development Program for the Youth

In assessment, "the perfect is the enemy of the good".
Let`s keep striving for the good.

- Tom Angelo-

MAKATI CITY--- On its second year of program implementation, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) recently held its mid-year assessment to determine its progress and attainment of their goals and objectives relative to the 4-H Club Youth Development Program (FYDP), a rural-based organization (RBO) that helps attain Food Security and Self-Sufficiency of the Department of Agriculture. 

Added Function, Enhanced Capability; e-Extension Coordinators Undergo Techno Gabay Appreciation Course

BOHOL -- From an added responsibility to an enhanced functionality!
With the institutionalization of the Techno Gabay Program (TGP) at the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), the frontline people at the regions will have their hands full in continuing to implement the program.
TGP is one of the major programs of the Department of Science and Technology through its Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources Research and Development (DOST-PCARRD).

Alcala Urged Agriculturists to Look Into Regions' Preferences to Reduce Hunger, Poverty

DAVAO CITY --- Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala urged the city and municipal agriculturists to look into the preferences of each region in terms of rice and other major crops and livestock, thus reducing hunger and poverty among the Filipino people especially on the the grassroots level.

DA-ATI Davao Hosts 59th 4-H Club's National Convention

TORIL, Davao City -- In its efforts to empower the youth to reach their full potential, the Department of Agriculture (DA) through the Agricultural Training Institute (DA-ATI) recognized the youth's significant contributions to the nation's development during their national convention held recently.

Understanding New Trends in Climate Change and Biofuels: A Symposium Held

DILIMAN, Quezon City – The adverse impacts of climate change has been devastating more and more countries each year.  According to a report from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Philippines is among the four Southeast Asian countries where economics backslide is at its worst.  This is attributed to the country’s being agriculture-driven, its dense population in coastal areas and frail adaptation backbone.
Considering that agriculture is one of the main contributors in greenhouse gases emission and land use that causes climate change, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) organized the "Symposium on Biofuels and Climate Change” to update the public extension providers about the trends, issues and recommended actions to ease the impact of climate change to the agriculture and fisheries sector.

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