DILIMAN, Quezon City–Equipped with new knowledge and skills in farming, 18 young Filipino farmers are now ready to blaze the trail in agriculture after an intensive 11-month training with Japanese host farmers.
These young farmers comprise Batch 2017 of the Young Filipino Farmers’ Training Program in Japan (YFFTPJ), which the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) implements in partnership with Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry and Japan Agricultural Exchange Council.
DILIMAN, Quezon City – Pursuant to Republic Act 10121, or the Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) continues to improve its disaster response management measures.
In line with this, two training activities were held for selected ATI employees, namely, the Incident Command System (ICS) Training and Ladderized Training on Emergency Response (Level II).
DILIMAN, Quezon City—In support to the goals of providing safe food and ensuring food security through sustainable farming, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) held a free seminar entitled “Organic Farming for Newbies” which is the first of its seminar series for 2018.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—Twenty three young farmers from all over the country are now gearing up for an intensive 11-month on-farm training in Japan.
As part of the Young Filipino Farmers’ Training Program in Japan (YFFTPJ), these individuals will be given the opportunity to enhance their farming skills and gain new knowledge on different technologies in agriculture.
The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), as the implementer of the program, welcomed this year’s batch of trainees as the Pre-departure Orientation Course (PDOC) officially kicked off.
DILIMAN, Quezon City—Senator Cynthia Villar urged the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), as it marks its 31st year, to ensure that more farmers and fishers are equipped with the appropriate know-how that can help them maximize the opportunities offered through the programs and services of the government.
DILIMAN, Quezon City - Farmers' produce from different parts of the country were on showcase as the "ATIng Merkado sa SiyuDAd" opened during the 31st anniversary celebration of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI).
The two-day activity aims to provide a venue for farmers and fisherfolk to sell their products directly to the public. In turn, consumers will be able to buy fresh, healthy, and affordable food and food products in the most convenient and accessible way.
DILIMAN, Quezon City — In ushering another year, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) workforce vows to intensify collaboration with other government agencies and key organizations in the local and global arena to realize sustainable and equitable development.
DILIMAN, Quezon City – The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) obtained ISO 9001:2015 certification for the Quality Management System (QMS) of its Central Office and seven expansion training centers, further strengthening its drive for excellence in public service.
BAGUIO CITY, Benguet – The Department of Agriculture (DA) and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) are now laying the groundwork for the upcoming turnover of the Rice Crop Manager (RCM) to the Department by 2020.
MALVAR, Batangas – From when it was launched in 2007, the electronic extension (e-Extension) Program has undergone rigorous refining processes through years of trying and testing as it continued to cleave to its purpose: to bring agriculture and fisheries extension to new heights through information and communications technology (ICT).
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.