Department of Agriculture

Magsasaka at Mangingisda, Bida sa Kabila ng Pandemya

Nakikiisa ang Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) sa buong bansa sa pagdiriwang ng “Buwan ng Magsasaka at Mangingisda” ngayong Mayo.

Sa pamamagitan ng temang “May pandemya man o wala, ang magsasaka’t mangingisda, maaasahan ng bansa”, tampok ang kontribusyon ng ating mga bayani sa bukid at palaisdaan upang magkaroon ng sapat na pagkain ang bawat Pilipino sa kabila ng nararanasang epekto ng COVID-19.

Training on Drip Irrigation Empowers Underserved Community

SAN ANTONIO, Quezon – In support to the Department of Agriculture's ‘One DA’ holistic approach,” the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) CALABARZON in partnership with accredited regional Extension Service Provider (ESP), MoCa Family Farm RLearning Center conducted the first batch of “Training on Drip Irrigation for Improved Crop Production” on February 1 to 5, 2021. The training is one of the Institute's strategies to attain Bayanihan Agri Clusters or Farm Clustering strategy in the region.

DA,PCCI MOA Signing for PET Program

The Department of Agriculture (DA), Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), and the PCCI Human Resources Development Foundation will jointly develop and implement the Pre-Employment Enterprise-Based Training (PET) Program in Agriculture Qualifications starting on January 25, 2021.

Agriculture Secretary William Dar, PCCI President Benedicto Yujuico, and PCCI Human Resources Development Foundation President Alberto Fenix, Jr. signed the Memorandum of Agreement to initiate the industry-led training and competency assessment and certification program.

Department of Agriculture: The Year in Review (2020 Year-end report)

By: William D. Dar, PhD
Secretary

2020 has officially become the most challenging year for the Philippine agriculture sector. Massive stresses faced the country’s farmers and fishers—from volcanic eruption, infectious animal diseases, crop pest infestations, a viral pandemic that resulted in a health crisis, to falling prices of staples, and then finally a series of typhoons in the last quarter.

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ATI Today

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.

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