UP CAMPUS, Quezon City—Whoever doubts that food security and self-sufficiency can be achieved in the Metro can take a page from a community farm tucked in the busy streets of Purok Aguinaldo, Brgy. UP Campus, Quezon City where urban agriculture is slowly booming.
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CALABARZON – Women’s resilience and capabilities to lead in male-dominated sectors were highlighted in the “AgriTalk 2021: Agriwomen in Agricultural Development in CALABARZON” online forum.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—As the nation celebrates the National Women’s Month in honor of every Juana, a rice farmer and trainer in Mangatarem, Pangasinan underscores the important role of women as partners in agriculture.
The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) joins the nation in honoring every Juana this whole month of March in celebration of the 2021 National Women’s Month.
This year’s celebration will serve as a tribute, a platform, and a call to action that highlights the extraordinary roles of ordinary Juanas in the society as trailblazers and harbingers of change. It also aims to give an avenue to discuss and address the issues that women continue to face, so that empowerment can be fully achieved.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—To promote gender sensitivity and provide entrepreneurial opportunities for women in agriculture, officials from the Ministries of Agriculture from Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines, and Japan gathered for a three-day Workshop on Improving and Mainstreaming Gender in Agricultural Sector.
MAKATI CITY, Metro Manila—As active players in national development, Filipina rice farmers from different parts of the country were celebrated for their contributions and important economic efforts in agriculture.
This was during the Symposium on Women in Rice Farming, held by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) in celebration of the Women’s Month. Here, women farmers from selected regions showcased their initiatives and best practices in rice farming.
|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.|