KAPALONG, Davao del Norte— Consistent with the mandate of Department of Agriculture to produce safe and healthy food for the Filipinos, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center XI (ATI-RTC XI) conducted a technical briefing in partnership with the local government unit (LGU) of Kapalong, Davao del Norte on Back to Basics: Scientific and Sustainable Livestock and Poultry Prod
Food insufficiency is the most pressing problem that government has to address with urgency especially during this time of pandemic. Continued food production both in the rural and urban areas, and producing one’s own food like vegetables is a significant way to mitigate the effect of COVID-19 on the supply of edible crops in the market.
It is a reality that virtual classrooms will become the norm this year. With this sudden shift away from the physical classroom, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center XI (ATI-RTC XI) is ready to take on the challenge to innovate online tools for better delivery quality of trainings related to agriculture.
In support to the Department of Agriculture’s intensified Urban Agriculture Project under the Plant Plant Plant Program, the Agricultural Training Center-Regional Training Center XI takes the lead in advocacy campaign by establishing a community garden called “ATIng Gulayan” that will serve as model farm in showcasing replicable technologies in urban agriculture (UA).