"To enhance and institutionalize the e-Extension system in agriculture, fisheries, and natural resources for optimal application, utilization and exchange among users and partners."
PHILIPPINES -- The former director of Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), Dr. Mary Ann P. Sayoc, has been recently elected as one of the new members of the Executive Board of the Global Crop Diversity Trust (GCDT). GCDT is an independent international organization working to ensure conservation and availability of crop diversity essential for food and agriculture.
DIPOLOG CITY, Zamboanga del Norte – The delivery of the best knowledge to the right person at the right time is the true essence of Knowledge Management (KM) and it is what the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) hopes to incorporate in its extension services to the agriculture and fisheries sector.
QUEZON CITY -- The urgency to implement the agricultural component of the existing Malitubog-Maridagao Irrigation Project prompted a technical meeting last January 17, 2014 called for by the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to finalize the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) among the implementing agencies.
Calling all interested Filipino researchers from the government, non-government, state colleges and universities and/or private sector. The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) is now accepting research proposals for possible funding support on the following program area:
e- Extension Program for Agriculture and Fisheries
ATI established the Farmers' Contact Center in 2009 as an alternative mode to provide farm and business advisory services by maximizing the popular modes of communication among the Filipinos -- call, text, online fora and social media. FCC serves as one of the alternative delivery channels of the Philippine Department of Agriculture through the e-Extension Program for Agriculture and Fisheries.
DILIMAN, Quezon City – Vetting for transparency and efficiency in the implementation of its programs, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) gathered the center directors from its network of training centers for the 2013 Annual Review and FY2015 Planning Workshop held at ATI Central Office last January 27 to 28, 2014.
DILIMAN, Quezon City – Anchored on mitigation and adaptation schemes for the impact of climate change in the country, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) held its First Agriculture and Fisheries Extension Symposium gathering speakers from its partner agencies and from the graduate scholars of the Expanded Human Resource Development Program (EHRDP).
DILIMAN, Quezon City – With programs and projects tailored fit to address specific extension needs of Filipino farmers and fishers, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) remains steadfast to its mandate as the forerunner of agriculture and fisheries extension in the country for nearly three decades now.