DILIMAN, Quezon City – Serving as a testament to the benefits of integrated nutrient management (INM) system, a woman farmer from Isabela urges more farming communities to adopt the combined use of organic and inorganic fertilizers.
DILIMAN, Quezon City – Access to training programs and development opportunities enables more women to participate in agriculture.
This was highlighted by two women farmers from Nueva Ecija, who served as guest experts during the Agri Asenso radio program of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) and DZRH last March 5.
Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) Farm School owners Fern Sebastian and Nina Resplandor, of Myriad Farms in Guimba, Nueva Ecija, said that various government interventions and resources in the sector are now gender inclusive.
A total of 77,052 beneficiaries from 57 provinces benefited from the knowledge gained from training and other capability-enhancement initiatives of the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund - Rice Extension Services Program (RCEF-RESP) in 2021.
The Agricultural Training Institute is one with the nation in celebrating the gains achieved in gender equality and women’s empowerment this Women’s Month.
Culminating the six-year recurring theme “WE Make CHANGE Work for Women”, the 2022 National Women’s Month Celebration (NWMC) will focus on Filipino women or Juanas exercising their choices, taking chances to make their voices heard, and benefitting from and trailblazing changes.
|Extension services continue to evolve. With the challenges that extension workers and farmers face, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) continues to explore various strategies to improve its efforts as the extension and training arm of the Department of Agriculture. In over 30 years, the ATI has celebrated various successes and learned from the lessons during hard times. Nonetheless, we are proud to be standing the test of time through the support of our partners and the clientele themselves. This is the ATI Today, more committed to bring you extension services beyond boundaries.|