New information, especially about recent events and happenings at ATI, as well as the latest field activities in the Philippine agricultural and fisheries extension scene.
Cabagan, Isabela. In support to the Rural Improvement Clubs (RICs) in region 02, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 02 (ATI-RTC 02) conducted Organizational Enhancement Training cum Climate Change Adaptation Conducted for RIC Coordinators and Officers. It was conducted on September 3-6, 2012 at ATI-RTC 02 Cabagan, Isabela with the participation of 20 coordinators and officers of RICs in the province of Isabela.
Cabagan, Isabela. After the season-long training of trainers and farmers’ field school on rice production under adverse ecosystem cum organic agriculture, new technologies on rice production were again proved to have increase in production.
San Mateo, Isabela -- The Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) conducted facilitators' training on climate field school (CFS) as part of the component 2.2 activities of the Philippine Climate Change Adaptation Project (PhilCCAP). Twenty participants who are members of the PhilCCAP Team participated in the said training.
For this year, the center played its remarkable role in bringing new knowledge, information and technologies to its various clientele in the region through the implementation of its programs such as Training Services, Technology Demonstration Services, Farm or Business Advisory Services, Agricultural Knowledge Product Management, 4H Youth Development Program, e-Extension Program and Expanded Human Resource Development Program.
Bayview Hotel, Manila. The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) had conducted an International Training Course on Farmer-Led Extension (FLE) Delivery System for the five member-countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). It was conducted on April 15-28, 2012 at the Bayview Park Hotel, Manila and Chalet Hotel, Baguio City with the participation of four delegates each from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Vietnam and the Philippines.
San Mateo, Isabela -- The two batches of briefing on Sika Saka program – an alternative lending scheme for small farmers, was successfully conducted on March 20 at ATI-RTC San Mateo, Isabela and March 21, 2012 at NIA MARIIS Cauayan City, respectively. A total of 153 participants participated in the briefing composed of Irrigators’ Association (IAs) Officers, Municipal Agriculturists, Agricultural Technologists, staff of national Irrigation Administration – Magat River Irrigation System (NIA-MARIIS) Division Offices a
Cabagan, Isabela. As part of our continuous e-extension program advocacy and thrust to conduct training on computer literacy to agricultural extension workers (AEWs), the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training center 02 (ATI-RTC 02) conducted four batches of e-extension appreciation and computer-based data management course for AEWs of the provinces of Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino and Batanes.
Cabagan, Isabela. Considering that agriculture students will someday become extension workers, it is also high time to acquaint them on the electronic extension program of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI). This will enhance their knowledge and capabilities in acquiring information and technology in agriculture and fishery. By enrolling in the extension delivery system (EDS) online course, they will be capacitated with the concepts, principles, and objectives of extension, the clients and the characteri
Basco, Batanes. To continuously advocate the e-extension program of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) and for the agricultural extension workers to be abreast of the new technology especially on information and communication technology, the ATI-RTC is conducting closed group online course on extension delivery system. It is conducted at Agricultural State College (BASC) from August 1 to 3, 2011 for Agricultural Extension Workers (AEWs) of the province of Batanes.
Cabagan, Isabela. As an output of the training on computer-based data management, 48 4H club officers and coordinators were registered in the 4H club database and e-learning program.