ASEAN and the Farm Tourism Industry in the Philippines

“ASEAN integration is not just about competition in fact it is about collaboration and cooperation.”

Dr. Asterio Saliot of Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) emphasized these words during the Training Course On Sustainable Agriculture Focused On Farm Tourism Industry held last May 17 to 30, 2015. The ATI in partnership with the Government of Japan through the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) conducted the activity as the second phase of the project for Strengthening Capacity Building in Agricultural Sector in ASEAN countries.

Pharmacy in the Backyard: The Philippine Agri-Herbal Tourism Project

The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) is collaborating with the Remnant Institute of Alternative Medicine Inc. (RIAM) for the Philippine Farm and Herbal Tourism project which is generally aimed to alleviate poverty and promote health care. The intervention focuses on improving conservation and sustainable use of medicinal and herbal plants that are of global importance with the rural based organizations (RBOs) as the herbal growers and main beneficiaries of the project.

ATI Joins 1st Farm Tourism Conference

SBMA, Subic, Zambales - "Agri-tourism is the most sustainable form of tourism," said Dr. Mina T. Gabor, President of the International School of Sustainable Tourism (ISST) during the First Farm Camp/ Farm Tourism Conference held in this city last May 22 to 25, 2013.

Aimed at transforming farmlands to become tourism destinations, private farm tourism players and government agencies like the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), Department of Tourism, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) collaborate to pursue this program

ATI Advocates Agri-Tourism as an Agribusiness Enterprise

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental – Confident that agri-tourism is a sustainable and a flourishing industry in the country, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) encourages more farmers and agri-land owners to develop their farms into an agribusiness enterprise.

78th RIC National Convention Upholds Agro-Eco Tourism Development

 "Women are great forces that bring about great changes in the community through their notable contributions not just in the households but in employment and in society in general." - Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala 

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