Fri, 04/07/2017 - 11:06am

Senior citizens of Region 8 continue to transform society’s perception of the elderly. They may be in their twilight years but they still have much to offer for their respective communities.

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 10:20am

Once there is always nutritious food on the table, the problem of households with malnourished children can be addressed. On this premise, the Agricultural Training Institute Regional Training Center 8 conducted the From the Garden to the Kitchen: Learning Organic Gardening for members of the Astorga ladies Farmers Association and Sto. Nino Women Association of Tunga, Leyte.

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 12:00am

The Agricultural Training Institute-RTC 8 will implement the ATI Tier 2 program in identified provinces with highest poverty incidence –Samar and Leyte. The program primarily intends to alleviate the livelihood and living conditions of its target beneficiaries.

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 3:00pm

Various livelihood sources were distributed to the municipalities in Region 8 to further alleviate their situation after the consecutive typhoons in the last two years. These include livelihood on commodities such as livestock, vegetables, sweet potato and cassava. Beneficiaries continue to reap its harvest that they have gained keen interest to produce value added products...

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 10:49am

As one of the implementers of the Rice Crop Manager (RCM) program, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 8 in collaboration with DA-RFO 8 rolls out RCM to extension workers from municipalities in Leyte, Southern Leyte, Biliran, and Samar. RCM is a service that enables irrigated and lowland rice farmers in the Philippines with a crop and nutrient management...

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 12:29pm

The changing environment poses a threat to food production. Without a stable seed supply, farmers will not be able to plant crops hence affecting the already dwindling food supply for an ever-increasing populace. Members of the community, especially farmers, have big roles when it comes to community seed banking. As such, farmers and Agricultural technicians need to gain knowledge and skills...