PHILIPPINES—“Going Mobile: Making e-Learning for Agriculture & Fisheries More Accessible”, a project of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), is one of the three nominees for best national digital solution from the Philippines for the World Summit Awards (WSA) 2018.
The project aims to offer e-Learning courses through mobile learning or m-Learning. This is so that the course content can become more adaptive to smart devices, thus, making it more accessible to the learners.
Local farmers and fishers also get the spotlight as the agriculture sector joins the celebration of the Filipino Food Month this April.
With the theme “Iba’t Ibang Luto, Pinoy ang Puso”, this year’s observance of the Filipino Food Month or Buwan ng Kalutong Pilipino will showcase fresh produce, spices, meat products, and “lutong Pinoy” through the Kadiwa stores of the Department of Agriculture (DA).
DILIMAN, Quezon City—More agribusiness opportunities are now being recognized in the local corn industry.
In the seventh episode of the radio program “Agri Asenso”, agripreneur and community leader Jocelyn Ong-Perez from Basista, Pangasinan turned the spotlight on products that can be made using discarded cornhusks.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—More young Filipinos are joining the efforts to rebrand the agriculture and fisheries sector.
On March 3, the Agriculture Students Association of the Philippines (ASAP) announced its official launch “to advance the agricultural sector of the Philippines by educating, empowering, and engaging the youth.”
ASAP is a youth organization that aims to provide a virtual platform for discussion by inviting stakeholders all over the country to share their experiences in agriculture—amplifying the message that supporting this sector is key to recovery.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—To provide continuous access to information on agriculture and fisheries, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) has launched a weekly radio program in partnership with the Manila Broadcasting Company.
Dubbed as “Agri Asenso”, the program aims to raise the awareness and appreciation of the general public, especially those in urbanized areas, towards agriculture. Applicable farming practices, agribusiness ideas, and success stories of Filipino farmers will be featured to help boost the country’s agri-fishery industries.
In its 34th year, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) grows further in its mission to empower agriculture and fishery stakeholders through quality training and advisory services as the sector continues to survive, reboot, and grow despite challenges.
With the theme “ATI @ 34 LEADS in Mobilizing & Empowering Partners & Communities Towards One DA”, the Institute underscores its commitment as the lead agency for extension to the key strategies of the Department of Agriculture (DA) in steering agri-fishery growth and transformation this 2021.
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.