Philippines

Philippines is 95th in UN e-Government Survey 2014

QUEZON CITY, Philippines -- In the recent e-Government survey of the United Nations among its 193 member countries, South Korea ranked number 1 with best initiatives specifically on online public service delivery, e-participation of its contituents, collaborative governance, mobile delivery, digital inclusion and open government data.

Philippines is not lagging behind as it ranked 95th among these countries worldwide with best e-government initiatives and 54th in terms of citizen participation.

ATI Former Director now Executive Board Member of Global Crop Diversity Trust

PHILIPPINES -- The former director of Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), Dr. Mary Ann P. Sayoc, has been recently elected as one of the new members of the Executive Board of the Global Crop Diversity Trust (GCDT). GCDT is an independent international organization working to ensure conservation and availability of crop diversity essential for food and agriculture.
 

ATI Hosts 1st ASEAN ICT Exchange Visit Programme for Unified Knowledge Sharing for A & F

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Government has put a concerted effort into modernizing the agriculture and fisheries sector through the provision of Information and Communication Technology (ICT).  By establishing ICT-supported facilities the Government has started optimizing existing ICT infrastructures for an effective and efficient delivery of agricultural extension and training services.
 

Laos, Philippines hold Training Course on Business Planning for Provincial, District Officers

Rising trends in agricultural production instigate new challenges in agricultural marketing.  Thus, key players in agricultural development must be capacitated in order to develop sound and effective marketing strategies to be at par in global competition.
 

Philippines, One of the Top 10 Countries in the World for e-Learning

QUEZON CITY, Philippines -- In 2010, the Philippines has been cited as among the top 10 countries worldwide doing e-extension. Now, the Philippines has been cited as one of the top 10 countries in the world with a high growth of e-learning revenues, and even cited our e-learning for agriculture and fisheries as one of the contributors in this aspect. In the report "The Asia Market for Self-paced e-Learning Products and Services: 2011-2016 Forecast and Analysis," Philippines is in seventh place in terms of high growth in e-learning. 
 

Agri Chief: "Let's eat, promote our own fruits!"

MANILA -- Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala said  it is heartening to hear of the surging sales of round fruits as the most sought-after “lucky food” for ushering in the coming new year.  He urges the consuming public, however, to give preference to fruits produced by the nation’s farmers and orchard operators.
 

ATI, One of the Sponsors for GFRAS Main Event in Manila

MANILA, Philippines -- The Agricultural Training Institute, being the extension and training arm of the Philippine Department of Agriculture, recently served as one of the major sponsors for one big event gathering delegates from the different parts of the world for the Global Forum on Rural Advisory Services (GFRAS).
 

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