PH Partners with Taiwan for Youth in Agriculture

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MAKATI CITY -- Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Training Institute (DA-ATI), represented by Assistant Director Rosana P. Mula, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) and Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the Philippines (TECO), through Ambassador Michael Pieyung, enhancing the existing friendly relations between the agriculture and fishery authorities.

The MOU provides for an 11-month subsidized internship program in Taiwan for qualified young Filipino farmers. The training module will include modern agricultural and fisheries techniques, marketing strategies, cooperative management, enhancement of competencies, discipline and work values, among others.

This partnership is only one of the many initiatives of the DA under the leadership of Secretary William D. Dar in promoting and enticing the youth in agriculture and fisheries toward global competitiveness.

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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.