Success Stories

Over the years, ATI has observed and documented success stories among its clients as a result of its Extension programs. These success stories are living proof of the Institute’s undying effort to provide an improved and proactive extension service to the agriculture sector.
Do you see twentysomethings working in a farm? The Philippines is bound to have a shortage of farmers. Most farmers are now in their old age, and few youngsters are entering this profession. One of this special few who embrace agriculture is Jafaith. Jafaith Jamero Manapsal is from Pugwan, Mahayag, Zamboanga del Sur. Jafaith’s mother got his name from her “faith in God for the happiness of the...
“If it’s meant to be, it will be.” Who would have thought that the person who wants to be a nurse someday would end up being an agricultural extension worker and will be awarded as Rice and Corn Achiever for two consecutive years.
The Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI–RTC) IX, being the training arm of the Department of Agriculture in Region 9 headed by OIC-Center Director, Dennis C. Prosianos, caters various multi-level Trainings and Livelihood assistance programs to their clientele/partners in the region and in some ARMM provinces to develop, strengthen and capacitate AEWs, farmers, youths,...
The RIC-Cutflowers Growers Association, a federated organization of RIC’s organized way back 2004 and was officially registered in SEC, February, 2005 with a total membership of twenty (20) barangays of Pagadian City. Why cut flowers Growers? One may asked. A mere coincidence or a way of women’s life, all of them love growing flowers and other exotic plants that demand high price...
“IF YOU WILL BUILD IT, THEY WILL COME.” . . . Fields of Dreams . . . Emmanuel A. Cardenas, Agricultural Technologist (AT) of Local Government of Siocon, Zaboanga del Norte indeed dreamt, nurtured that dream with a single-minded purpose, a consuming perseverance to realize that despite all odds and adversities, and saw it come into fruition.