BAYBAY CITY, Leyte –The year has brought quite remarkable changes at the Center.
Jonalyn G. Saulan
BAYBAY City, Leyte –Based on recent extreme weather and climate events, it is crucial that the Philippines should prioritize more on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA). Communities both in urban and rural areas are heavily affected by such events.
BAYBAY CITY, Leyte –The Department of Agriculture’s “Plant, Plant, Plant” program has ignited every Filipinos’ gardening passion amidst the pandemic. For ATI-RTC 8, this developed into a series of seminars on Urban Agriculture with extension support across all commodities.
BURAUEN, Leyte –ATI-RTC 8 in partnership with Villaconzoilo Farm has reached out to an increasing number of farmers in Eastern Visayas since the latter became a School for Practical Agriculture.
BAYBAY City, Leyte –Barangay Animal Health Workers (BAHW) are essential partners in the community especially where agricultural production is one the main income sources. Providing further trainings to perform basic animal health care practices will benefit not only the agriculture and extension sector, but the community as a whole.
CARIGARA, Leyte –In Eastern Visayas, the 2018 April-June PSA Quarterly report shows that banana reached 56,692 MT with a 0.2 increase compared to the same months in the previous year. aAs for locals, it is a crop that would not require much attention for cultural management.
CARIGARA, Leyte –Limited mobility in the region has brought a valuable opportunity to strengthen ATI-RTC 8’s partnership with its accredited Learning Sites, Schools for Practical Agriculture, and Extension Service Providers to continuously provide extension service beyond borders.
BAYBAY CITY, Leyte – Quarantine time made it easier for more people to invest in agriculture. Be it getting more green for the homes or planning ahead for the family’s consumption with backyard gardening. Indeed, agriculture became an outlet to relieve stress, a means of exercise for some, while others take it mainly to produce fresh and nutritious food.
ORMOC CITY, Leyte –Farmers in the region now have more options to improve their farming strategies. Rice machinery, for example, is a strategy that prioritizes to enhance production and income of rice farmers thus it requires awareness and skills trainings for the stakeholders.
HINDANG, Leyte –The Second semester activities of ATI RTC 8 continue in Leyte as more farmers train to increase their financial literacy. The activity also anchors on values reformation topics towards a successful agri-enterprise.