ATI7 briefs Tier 2 Program at Siquijor

ATI7 briefs Tier 2 Program at Siquijor

Seventeen (17) Agricultural Extension Workers from the province of Siquijor actively participated the one-day briefing on the Increasing Agricultural Productivity Towards Food Security and Poverty Alleviation: EXTENSION SUPPORT TO THE TWENTY TWO PROVINCES WITH HIGHEST POVERTY INCIDENCE IN THE PHILIPPINES (ATI TIER 2 PROGRAM FOR 2017) last May 25, 2017 at the Conference Room of the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist, Helen, Larena, Siquijor.

The activity aimed to orient/brief the enumerators about the Tier 2 Program and for them to familiarize the content of the survey questionnaire.

The purpose of this project is to increase agricultural productivity of the 22 poorest provinces through provision of high-impact extension interventions while the expected outputs include: 1) Local Government Unit (LGU-AEWs) will be capacitated to provide extension services to farmers/fishers; 2) Farmers/fishers will be trained on improved and sustainable technologies; 3) Collaborations forged to provide extension and other support services; and 4) Information support and other extension support services will be provided to farmers/fishers.

Spearheading the activity is Engr. Jonathan O. Sumagang, Tier 2 Focal Person for Siquijor and was assisted by Ms. Merigine C. Otara, Tier 2 Focal Person for Negros Oriental.

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