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Mon, 06/26/2017 - 2:44pm

Increase in production and profitability in agriculture can be achieved if issues on climate change can be addressed. A resilient farmscape ensures food security and sufficiency in the country.

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 5:00pm

Rice-Duck-Kuhol (RiDuKo) technology is one of the integrated farming practices at the ATI-accredited Juanito Eco Venture School for Practical Agriculture (JEFSPA) owned by Mr. Olegario Paredes, Jr in Kananga, Leyte. He mainly produces organic colored rice varieties such as  red, black and brown whilst utilizing the usually considered pest –kuhol.

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 5:00pm

Zooming on the Center’s focus for the entrepreneurial skills of local farmers, and creating an authentic of brand identity for their products is quite a challenge. Especially for products common in the neighborhood, selling farm products does not necessarily require labels or brand, nor a visual identity. Aside from the common information on where a certain product is produced, the name...

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 3:28pm

They execute artistic ideas, hence we give them the Tide Turner award for being innovative and creative. This cultivated a culture of innovation and creativity that goes beyond the boundaries of the Center.

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 1:51pm

In the early 1980s, Southern Leyte was known to have a lucrative cacao industry. However,  pests, such as the cacao pod borer, weakened the industry  since farmers burned and cut affected plants. Some however, maintained the healthy ones and processed them into beans.
 
The government has been campaigning for the revival of the cacao industry in the Philippines,...

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 1:36pm

The Internal Control System is a very important factor aiding to the certification of an organization. For farmers, group certification facilitates the access of smallholders to organic certification and later to organic markets with other benefits.
 
ATI-RTC 8 continues to extend support to farmer organizations especially in the latter’s goal - organic certification....