The School-on-the Air (SOA) Program of Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) in Davao Region acts as a productive tool of instruction in delivering agricultural information to farmers, an impact study of the University of Southeastern Philippines (USeP) confirmed.
A Result Based Monitoring Evaluation (RBME) survey was administered by the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC XI) through its Planning and Monitoring Unit (PMEU) from August to September this year.
The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) in Davao Region and Biotech Coalition of the Philippines (BCP) conducted two batches of Training of Trainers (TOT) on Strengthening the Capability of Agricultural Extension System for Agricultural Biotechnology via Zoom App on August 26, 2020, and August 28, 2020, respectively.
A total of fourteen (14) seed growers from the provinces of Davao del Sur, Davao de Oro, and Davao Oriental were able to revisit their rice production knowledge after attending the Refresher Training on Inbred Rice Seed Production and Certification for Seed Grower conducted by Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) in Davao Region.
Fourteen youth-farmers from Davao Region are now scholars of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) under the Educational Assistance for the Youth (EAsY) Agri Program.
In support of the Urban Agriculture Program (UAP) of the Department of Agriculture (DA) to boost food security amidst the pandemic, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center XI (ATI-RTC XI) has been distributing gardening starter-kits to urban and rural communities to kick-start establishment of communal gardens.
As part of the implementation of the Rice Comprehensive Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Program, the Agricultural Training Institute- Regional Training Center XI (ATI-RTC XI) conducted the Training of Trainers (TOT) on Modernized Production of High-Quality Inbred Rice and Seeds on July 27, 2020, to August 7, 2020.
The graduates of the School-On-the Air (SOA) on Beekeeping can now put into practice what they have learned from the radio program as they have obtained starter kits of stingless bee colonies from the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) Davao Region through the National Livestock Program (NLP).
To continuously deliver information about agriculture without the usual face to face learning during this time of the pandemic, the Agricultural Training Institute- Regional Training Center XI (ATI-RTC XI) has been carrying out webinars since April this year.
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