"To enhance and institutionalize the e-Extension system in agriculture, fisheries, and natural resources for optimal application, utilization and exchange among users and partners."
NAUJAN, Oriental Mindoro – Committed to deliver faster and accessible information to its clientele the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center (ATI-RTC) in Mimaropa recently held a joint launching for the e-Learning Lounge and the new Online Course on Quail Production.
DILIMAN, Quezon City---To ensure delivery of quality extension services in agriculture and fisheries, some 25 middle managers from the Department of Agriculture's (DA) attached bureaus and line agencies participated in a workshop on agriculture and fisheries policy formulation and development.
CORON, Palawan – The Agricultural Training Institute recently tapped Jim Paredes to serve as a resource person for the training and tutorial on writing effective blogs and producing high-impact photos. Paredes, who is popularly known as a member of the Apo Hiking Society, has been blogging for a decade, has authored some books and is also an expert photographer.
CORON, Palawan – “You people are smart, you write well. Hope the rest of the country can meet people like you in the government,” an impressed Jim Paredes said pertaining to the participants from the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) Network of Training Centers during the training and tutorials on blogging and photography.
DILIMAN, Quezon City -- Leaning on empowering first-line managers to further its mandate in intensifying the national agriculture and fisheries extension delivery system in the country, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) conducts Supervisory Development Course (SDC) Track I for division, section and unit heads of the institute's Central Office and network of training centers.
DILIMAN, Quezon City -- The Agricultural Training Institute, in its aim for excellent quallity service for its target clientele, has realigned its extension programs and projects according to the Key Result Areas (KRA) as specified in Executive Order no. 43, Series of 2011.
The Institute's six thematic programs consisted of the following:
- Enhancing Access to Agriculture and Fisheries Extension (AFE) Knowledge Products and Services
- Strengthening Competitiveness and Capacities of the Agriculture and Fisheries Sector
LANAO DEL NORTE -- Director Asterio P. Saliot of the Agricultural Training Institute is all set to go down the camp area of Commander Agila in the municipality of Munai, Lanao Del Norte.
After a dialogue with the former MILF rebel leaders held last February 20, 2014, Saliot will be visiting the farm of Hadji Nur Lucsadatu also known as Commander Agila - the newest rebel returnee who joined ATI's program on From Arms to Farms.
DILIMAN, Quezon City--- The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) through the Partnerships and Accreditation Division conducted a training on project proposal preparation for its accredited Extension Service Providers (ESPs).
Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Measures Underscored, ATI Trains Pool of Trainers From the Regions
DILIMAN, Quezon City – Awareness and preparedness are still the first line of defense in every disaster. That’s why the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) being the training arm of the Department of Agriculture (DA) organized the massive information drive about the pressing matter of climate change. With this, ATI gathered the 34 participants who are mostly trainers from the ATI's network of training centers and from the DA's Regional Field Offices to tackle the adaptation and mitigation measures for climate change.
BULACAN --- The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) once again tapped the rural women to become local change makers as they gathered for the National Training on Social Entrepreneurship for Outstanding Rural Improvement Clubs (RICs) held last month.
STA MARIA, Ilocos Sur – For Emilia Dela Rosa, a farmer from Sta. Lucia, Ilocos Sur, it was just a typical visit to her farm as she applies the learnings from the trainings she participated, such as the one on sustainable rice production.
However this was not an ordinary day for Emilia, she will be travelling for about 35 kilometers from her hometown to attend the graduation ceremony for the season long School-on-the-Air (SOA) for Sustainable Rice Production. But what really made it special for her was that she received the top achiever award for the training.
“We need to come up with a holistic planning and get to involve the farmers and fisherfolk since they need our intervention the most”, ATI Deputy Director Evelyn Esquejo stressed the need to reach out to the farmers and for the LGUs to be involved in strategic planning---A holistic plan intending to ensure a climate-proof agriculture and fisheries sector. Indeed, a holistic strategic plan is vital for the sake of the farmers and for the country’s development since failing to plan is planning to fail.