ATI in the Central Visayas successfully conducted the Organic Agriculture Training for Other Stakeholders at ATI-RTC 7 Training Complex, Cabawan District, Tagbilaran City last September 26-27, 2012.
A total of 268 delegates across the nation actively participated the 78th RIC National Convention last August 14-16, 2012 at Hotel La Fortuna Hotel, Cebu City.
Secretary Proceso J. Alcala of the Department of Agriculture was the keynote speaker.
The first-ever 4-H Youth Encampment in Central Visayas was conducted in two (2) separate contingents with 120 youths actively participated in the three-day activity. he output derived during the encampment includes both the input-hands-on on sustainable agriculture, report writing and communication skills, arts and crafts and visual arts plus the strong bond among the youths.
Some scenes during the launch of "Yummy Yam", the online course on ubi production and management.
Department of Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala was the keynote speaker of the 1st Bohol Organic Summit and 11th Ubi Festival held at the Bohol Cultural Center, this city last January 25, 2011.
Sec. Alcala expressed his gratitude to the Boholanos for embracing sustainable agriculture in the province of which he emphasized that this endeavour is among the unexplored options to ease poverty in the country through safe means without harming nature’s biodiversity and augmenting farmers’ pride and perseverance.
A two-day Technical Briefing and Planning Workshop on Global Warming and Climate Change, El Nino and its impact on agriculture was conducted by the Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Unit 7 spearheaded by RED Ricardo Oblena and ATI-RTC 7 through CD Carolyn May O. Daquio at Bohol Tropics Resort, Tagbilaran City last March 5-6, 2010.