4-H Club

JAECAAP Sets New Organizational Directions

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.

Brew and Bottle: The Unique 4-H Way of Herbal Medicine Processing

In the 4-Hers’ hands are dirt, branches, twigs, flowers, fruits and leaves that have much potential in making our health, life and world better.

Chemical research has shed the light upon many superstitious practices that have been thought effective cures for human illnesses. Some select few practices and traditions are encouraged to be done because, as it turned out, chemical research proved that they are indeed effective and correct.

Alleviating Lives Through Adopt-A-Family Program

In Calape, Bohol, a small barangay called Banlasan awaited for little miracles to happen.
The 7.2 magnitude earthquake on October 15, 2013 has shaken not only the land but also the lives and hopes of people in the simple and mountainous community in Banalasan. Almost two years had passed and the scars from that fateful event are still fresh in the memory of the people. As we tread the steep slopes to the barangay center, Edilberta Curambao or Aling Berta, one of the beneficiaries of the Adopt-a-Family program, relayed to us the horror they have experienced during the earthquake.

63rd Farm Youth National Convention Leans Towards ASEAN Integration

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol--- The 4-H Clubs are potent forces that have the desire, strong will and energy to take action and spearhead towards a sustainable advancement in the agricultural sector. Given many opportunities, necessary support and acquisition of essential competencies and skills, the 4-H Club members have greater chances to emerge from increasingly, fast-paced and highly motivated competitive world.

18 Filipino Young Farmers Off to Japan to Learn New Farming Techniques

Diliman, Quezon City--- Eighteen young Filipino farmers are preparing for an intensive on-farm training in Japan to learn new farming techniques, agricultural management skills and participate in farm youth activities.

ATI, FPD Turnover ‘Seeds of HOPE’ for Yolanda Victims

DILIMAN, Quezon City – Eight months after Typhoon Yolanda hit the Philippines and caused major damage to the provinces of Samar and Leyte, humanitarian aid to the victims are still abundantly coming in from the different organizations. However, the focus now is giving aid that will have a more sustainable effect that will benefit the victims for a longer period of time.

Regional 4-H Camp in Zamboanga del Norte

ROXAS, Zamboanga del Norte -- With the theme “Youth empowerment for food sufficiency and sustainability,” the gathering of approximately 200 4-H Club members paved way in bringing out the talents and skills possessed by each of the participants. They have shared their expertise emphasizing on their roles as youth in the achievement of food sustainability through the different contests held in the three-day activity. The Institute likewise gave them the experience of what real agriculture and actual camping is by having the venue located in a remote barangay near the mountains.

ATI Holds National Consultation and Networking on Rural-based Organizations

 DILIMAN, Quezon City--- "Reach out to people in the hinterlands and uplands who are deprived of almost all comforts in life, go where few dare go and with God`s grace you will make a big difference in your organizations", urged Agricultural Training Institute Director Asterio P. Saliot to the participants of the National Consultation and Networking for Rural-based Organizations (RBOs) held recently. 

2013 Farm Youth Congress Held in Palawan

PUERTO PRINCESA, Palawan---"Produktibong Kabataan: Kaagapay sa Kabuhayan at Kaunlaran" is this year`s theme on the 61st Farm Youth or 4-H Club National Congress.

ATI Holds Training on Gender-Based Effectiveness Skills

TAGAYTAY CITY--- The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) had just concluded the Gender-Based Effectiveness Skills Training or G-BEST for its focal persons and coordinators for the 4-H Youth Development Organization. 

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