Agricultural Training Institute

ATI-USM Partnership in Extension Endures

The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) recently renewed its partnership with the University of Southern Mindanao (USM) for agricultural extension works in Region XII. ATI and USM officials, led respectively by OIC Director Luz Taposok and President Francisco Gil Garcia, signed a Memorandum of Agreement last May 18, 2017 for the former’s continued and free use of the 3.19-hectare land in the USM campus for its satellite office and training facilities.

Transforming City Backyards into Veggie Farms

OLD BALARA, Quezon City – In the face of today’s growing population, the Department of Agriculture (DA) sharpens its focus on food security and poverty alleviation through its metro-wide urban agriculture project with the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) dubbed as the “ATIng Gulayan ng DA”.
 

Going Green in the Metro, One Backyard at a Time

DILIMAN, Quezon City – What better way to feed our families than by cultivating our own food in our backyards?
 

Info Services Staff Showcase Teamwork, Collaboration at 1st KM Updates for 2016

BALER, Aurora – The growing Information Services (IS) workforce from the Agricultural Training Institute’s (ATI) central office and network of training centers all gathered to further boost collaboration and cooperation in the attainment of the Institute’s knowledge management (KM) efforts starting this year and beyond.

The first ever grand meet-up during the 1st KM Updates for 2016 served as a platform to create shared understanding and appreciation on the functions of an IS personnel and the KM programs, projects and activities for 2016, especially among new entrants.

Social Media for Social Good: Same Mission, New Approach

LOS BAÑOS, Laguna – As new technological advances become more ingrained into society, industries are continually challenged. However, there’s still hope for agriculture to thrive even in this digital age.

Thanks to a team of journalists and social media experts from the local social news network, Rappler, five members of the newly formed Social Media Team of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), along with other multi-agency group of communicators, learned new strategies to champion the cause of farming and fishing industries in the social media.

Securing More Gainful Employment for Filipinos thru Agriculture

DILIMAN, Quezon City – The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) recently collaborated with the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry Human Resources Development Foundation, Inc. (PCCI-HRDF) to enhance competencies and open more income-generating opportunities for Filipinos, especially the youth, in the agriculture and fisheries (A&F) sector.

Increasing Farmers’ Access to Rice Crop Manager: A Public-Private Project Initiated

LA PAZ, Tarlac — Farmers are the country’s hope in securing sufficient food for this generation and the next; yet they remain one of the poorest sectors. They are continually threatened by the climate crisis, stiff market competition and declining labor force. Thus, all the more reason for the Philippine government to intensify its initiatives in strengthening the sector’s capabilities against these challenges.

Farm Tourism Industry in the Philippines Showcased at ASEAN Farmers' Week

MANILA, Philippines – The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) showcased the country's farm tourism industry during the recently concluded ASEAN Farmers' Week.

The event was the Philippines’ commitment to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) efforts to stimulate economic growth, increase jobs, and reduce poverty through the agriculture sector’s human capital development.

ASEAN Farmers’ Week Highlights Farm Tourism for Sustainable Agriculture

MANILA, Philippines – Front and center in this year's observance of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Farmers’ Week is the farm tourism industry. Farmer-leaders and agricultural extension officials from the ASEAN member states convened to promote regional cooperation in agriculture, fisheries and forestry through exchange of information on various potent drivers of the region’s competitiveness in the international market and valuable mechanisms for poverty reduction.

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