Danica E. Melegrito

Recognizing and Strengthening Filipino Women’s Role in Agricultural Development

DILIMAN, Quezon City – Women play an essential role in the agricultural growth of our country but they still continue to face obstacles and receive limited recognitions for their valuable contributions to food production and food security.

Decoding QR Codes

DILIMAN, Quezon City – What is a Quick Response (QR) code and how does it work? This was the highlight of the 2nd Brown Bag Session of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) dubbed as “Using QR Codes for Corporate Communication”.

A QR code is a mobile phone-readable bar code that can store information about the item to which it is attached. QR Codes could be used in document management, product tracking and time tracking. They can also be used to link audience to websites, access information, initiate phone calls, send e-mails, send SMS, and even connect to Wi-Fi.

Gusto Ko Organiko - Farmer to Farmer Extension - Goa, Camarines Sur

To help farmers and fellow agricultural extension workers achieve sustainable agriculture in hard-to-reach areas in Camarines Sur, the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Goa, together with the Goa Agri-Producers and Processors Association (GAPPA), brought the trainings closer to the farmers by conducting them in the barangay level. In addition, set up training centers and learning sites that are accessible to both the lowland and upland farmers.

Gusto Ko Organiko - Urban Farming ni Leizl Jose

Leizl Jose reveals the joys of urban farming and shares her farming practice using aquaponics system. She likewise encourages people who live in the urban areas to grow their own organic food in their homes.

ATI Boosts Extension Programs for the Next Six years

DILIMAN, Quezon City - “We are investing, and we are making a plan for the future of our country” - a bold statement addressed by Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) Director Asterio P. Saliot during the recent stakeholders' consultation for the National Extension Agenda and Programs (NEAP) and the Agriculture and Fisheries Extension (AFE) Strategic Plan for 2017-2022.

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