DILIMAN, Quezon City—Milestones in enhancing access to knowledge products and services marked the success of the 3rd Knowledge Management Updates and Collaborative Learning Activity of the Information Services (IS) group of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI).
These milestones include various partnerships formed and increased number of clients reached through IS programs and projects on e-Extension, technology-based knowledge-sharing, corporate communication, Techno Gabay extension, among others.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—New officer-in-charge (OIC) director, Alfredo Aton, sets the tone for the next few years as the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) turns another leaf under his leadership.
In a meeting with ATI division chiefs, Central Office section chiefs, and training center directors, Aton asked for everyone’s cooperation and support in improving the bureau’s programs and services for the stakeholders and the public.
BUHANGIN, Davao City—The Department of Agriculture (DA) continues to strengthen its ties with local government units (LGUs) and farmers’ groups to boost corn and cassava development as it awards industry achievers nationwide.
In a three-in-one ceremony, DA recognized top-performing LGUs, DA regional offices, and farmers’ organizations. This is through the 6th National Quality Corn Achievers Awards (NQCAA), 2nd Cassava Cluster Management Excellence Awards (CCMEA), and 2nd Cornucopia Awards.
LUZON, Philippines—A benchmarking activity gives the national officers of rural-based organizations (RBOs) a chance to unlearn and level up on their knowledge and determination to help improve agricultural productivity.
SAN JOSE DEL MONTE, Bulacan—The use of high quality seeds and farming machinery is what the Department of Agriculture (DA), its bureaus and agencies, and partner organizations see as key for the sufficiency, security, profitability, and competitiveness of rice production the country.
PASAY CITY, Metro Manila—Shaping the mind-set and skills of young Filipino farmers as the new generation of entrepreneurs continues to be an impetus for the training and extension activities of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI).
In its latest capability enhancement activity, 4-H Club members and young farmers nationwide were guided on the basics of entrepreneurship through lectures on financial literacy and record-keeping.
“To be an entrepreneur is to become a problem-solver,” was what the trainees learned from guest speaker Nonong Velasco of Organic Options, Inc.
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.