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.

Ready for Takeoff: YFFTPJ Batch 2017 Finishes PDOC

DILIMAN, Quezon City – For more than three decades now, the Department of Agriculture (DA) has been reaching out to young farmers in rural areas in the Philippines to pass on new agricultural technologies and practices through an exchange program in Japan. This program, called the Young Filipino Farmers Training Program in Japan (YFFTPJ), has recently concluded a Pre-departure Orientation Course (PDOC) for some 18 scholars this year.

YFFTPJ Batch 2017 Take on PDOC

DILIMAN, Quezon City – A new batch of young farmers are being prepared for an intensive 11-month program in Japan this year.

Young Filipinos Step Up for Agriculture

DILIMAN, Quezon City – What do the Filipino youth think about most these days?

For 25-year-old Janbert Aranza, it’s about how to sustain his business of grafting fruit trees and expand his knowledge on farming.

“Agriculture is the backbone of any economy for without it, there would be no food. Without food, we would not be able to produce all the other materials we need to survive. The youth truly needs to know the importance of farming and agriculture,” the young farmer from Barangay Lunga, Valencia, Negros Oriental said in an interview.

YFFTPJ Batch 2014 Undergo Training on Organic Agriculture Production NC II

PANABO CITY, Davao -- The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) recently gathered together the 23 young farmers for the Enhancement and Assessment on Organic Production NC II training. They were the trainees from the Young Filipino Farmers Training in Japan (YFFTPJ) last 2014. The knowledge on agricultural advancement through farming techniques, agricultural management skills and farm youth activities they acquired during their 11-month stay in Japan will become the keys in sustaining long-term development goals in shaping a bright future and impart significant impact to the countryside.

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.

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