e-Extension, DigiBayanihan and Rice Crop Manager Showcased at DTI's 1st Negosyo Center Convention

ATI-ISD Staff prepares the booth for the visiting clients of DTI

MAKATI CITY, Metro Manila— To expand its services, not only to the farmers and extension workers but also to the business sectors in the regional and national level, Agricultural Training Institute exhibited its prime services at the 1st Negosyo Center Convention of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).

The convention aimed to equip the Negosyo Center Managers (NCM’s) of DTI with the skills and partnership they need to make a meaningful impact on the micro, small and medium enterprise nationwide. NCM’s operates the Negosyo Centers in the provinces, cities, and municipalities in the country. Negosyo Centers promotes ease of doing business and facilitates access to services to MSMEs within its jurisdiction.

Most of the participants showed interest on the e-Extension program, particularly e-Learning and Farmers Contact Center. Other private companies including Marketa Philippines also acknowledged ATI’s services with its efforts to reach the clients.

On the other hand, ATI had a total of 150 clients and disseminated 200 info kits which includes Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials about Rice Crop Manager (RCM) DigiBayanihan and e-Extension. Representatives from Regions 6 and 10 also requested more info kits to be displayed and disseminated to their visiting clients.

Organized by the Department of Trade and Industry through its Bureau of Small And Medium Enterprise Development, the activity was conducted last December 1-3, 2015 at the Green Sun Hotel, 2285 Chino Roces Avenue Extension, Makati City.