DILIMAN, Quezon City—Food security is everyone’s concern, including those deprived of liberty. This year, a new partnership between the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) and the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) will help address this inclusively.
The BJMP and ATI just strengthened their ties through a Memorandum of Agreement that warrants BJMP’s vital role in broadening the Urban Agriculture Program (UAP) at the National Capital Region (NCR).
DILIMAN, Quezon City—Because of its ability to thrive even in the most unfavorable conditions, cassava is now seen not only as a major staple food but also as a food security crop.
This is one of the highlights of the teleradyo interview with former national corn program director and now full-time farmer, Lorenzo Caranguian. The interview aired July 10 on “Agri Asenso”, the Agricultural Training Institute’s (ATI) program on DZRH.
The Department of Agriculture (DA) convenes the 2021 National Food Security Summit (NFFS) on May 18-19, 2021 to address major challenges and enhance physical and economic access of every Filipino to sufficient, safe, nutritious, and affordable food.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—The Department of Agriculture (DA) recognized 13 individuals and nine organizations for their outstanding contributions in the country’s agriculture and fisheries sector during the “49th Gawad Saka: Parangal sa Natatanging Magsasaka at Mangingisda” presented virtually, December 14.
Gawad Saka is an annual search led by the DA, together with its bureaus and attached agencies, that aims to pay tribute to the achievements of farmers and fishers in the country. This was first launched as the “Search for Outstanding Farmers of the Year” in 1970.
TRECE MARTIRES, Cavite—As the global pandemic still “rages on,” Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan underscores his support to the promotion of digital technology among Filipino farmers and fishers.
In his keynote speech during the virtual Techno Gabay Program (TGP) 2020 Summit of the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) in CALABARZON, Pangilinan stressed that various technologies already exist that can be used to lower the risks or losses of farmers and, thus, help them earn more.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—Four agricultural organizations from Quezon City and CALABARZON have signed up to help the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) boost the promotion of urban agriculture through the “Binhi Para sa Pamayanan” Program.
These organizations, which are certified learning sites and extension partners of the ATI, are first to join the program which aims to produce and distribute ready-to-plant vegetable seedlings to ensure healthy and nutritious food in the local communities.
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.