QUEZON CITY, Metro Manila—To successfully bridge the gap between agricultural information and the farmers, there is a need for agricultural extension workers (AEWs) to continually build a strong foundation of knowledge and skills that will equip them in performing their duties more effectively.
Angelica Marie T. Umali
PHILIPPINES—With its continued efforts to provide fast access to updated agriculture-related information, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), through the Information Services Division (ISD), conducted “In Focus: A Training on Photography” for its staff.
The training served as an avenue to elevate the staff’s skills in terms of documentation and, ultimately, the development of various knowledge products.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—More than 200 agriculture enthusiasts convened for an entire day of learning during the Agricultural Training Institute’s (ATI) free seminar on mango production and processing.
With resource persons from the Bureau of Plant Industry-Guimaras National Crop Research, Development, and Production Support Center (BPI-GNCRDPSC), the seminar highlighted the value-adding component of the commodity.
MAKATI CITY, Metro Manila— The Department of Tourism (DOT) XII recently teamed up with Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) Regional Training Center (RTC) XII in promoting the wonders of SOCCSKSARGEN in the National Capital Region (NCR).
Dubbed as the “Treasures of SOX: A Travel and Trade Expo,” the three-day event aimed to encourage people from the Metro to discover what SOCCSKSARGEN, or “Sox”, can offer when it comes to tourism.
With the theme, “Makabagong magsasaka at mangingisdang Pilipino, Susi sa tunay na pagbabago,” the Agricultural Training Institute joins the nation in celebrating this year’s Farmers’ and Fisherfolk's Month.
Spearheaded by the Department of Agriculture, the celebration aims to recognize the invaluable contributions of our farmers and fishers in nation-building. All Filipino agricultural laborers are likewise acknowledged in their efforts towards the advancement of food production in the country.
MANILA, Metro Manila—To address the pressing issue on gender gap in the agriculture sector among Southeast Asian nations, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) spearheaded a training course on improving and mainstreaming gender.
This two-week training, led by the ATI Career Development and Management Division, aims to guide practitioners and technical staff in integrating gender-responsive actions in the design and implementation of their agricultural programs and projects.
|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.|