ATI speaks on e-Extension Program during the World IT Forum 2009 in Vietnam

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The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), as the lead implementing agency for e-Extension and the extension and training arm of the Philippine Department of Agriculture, has been invited to participate in the 4th World Information Technology Forum (WITFOR) held last August 26 to 28, 2009 in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Ms. Pamela Mappala, Assistant Chief of the ATI-Knowledge Products Management Division represented the Institute and delivered the paper entitled "ICT Initiatives of the Philippines Towards Sustainable Agricultural Development: The e-Extension Program for Agriculture and Fisheries", which was written by Ms. Mappala together with Ms. Antonieta J. Arceo, Chief of the ATI-KPMD and Mr. Joserey Y. Alo, e-Learning Process Advisor of ATI.

WITFOR is organized by the International Federation for Information Processing since 2003 by establishing linkages among the developed and developing countries to be able to exploit the developmental opportunities through ICT.

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