"To enhance and institutionalize the e-Extension system in agriculture, fisheries, and natural resources for optimal application, utilization and exchange among users and partners."

Department Order No. 03 series of 2007 designates the Agricultural Training Institute as lead agency for the provision of e-Extension services in collaboration with the various agencies, bureaus and organizational units of the DA. This is to integrate and harmonize ICT-based extension delivery system for agriculture and fisheries.

Farmers' Contact Center
Kaagapay ninyo sa usaping pang-agrikultura
call 1 800 10 982 2474
text 39132
email: info@e-extension.gov.ph

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ATI, FPD Turnover ‘Seeds of HOPE’ for Yolanda Victims

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:58

DILIMAN, Quezon City – Eight months after Typhoon Yolanda hit the Philippines and caused major damage to the provinces of Samar and Leyte, humanitarian aid to the victims are still abundantly coming in from the different organizations. However, the focus now is giving aid that will have a more sustainable effect that will benefit the victims for a longer period of time.

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Name Your Rice Extensionist Contest Deadline Extended

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 15:29

In its pursuit to develop a new breed of extension workers whose specialization is on rice production technologies, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) came up with a naming contest that will be referred to the new rice extensionists.
 

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Manic for Organic: The Victor Neal O. Palarca Success Story

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 08:21
Going organic is the way to go for Victor Neal as he took the necessary steps to establish his backyard garden.

 Defying most conventional beliefs on agriculture and challenging traditional farming system, he dared to demonstrate that growing food and eating them fresh in one’s backyard can be done---regardless of location and circumstances.

Defying most conventional beliefs on agriculture and challenging traditional farming system, he dared to demonstrate that growing food and eating them fresh in one’s backyard can be done---regardless of location and circumstances.

Testing the Waters

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Philippines is 95th in UN e-Government Survey 2014

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 16:59

QUEZON CITY, Philippines -- In the recent e-Government survey of the United Nations among its 193 member countries, South Korea ranked number 1 with best initiatives specifically on online public service delivery, e-participation of its contituents, collaborative governance, mobile delivery, digital inclusion and open government data.

Philippines is not lagging behind as it ranked 95th among these countries worldwide with best e-government initiatives and 54th in terms of citizen participation.

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ATI Inculcates Transformational Leadership Among DA Mid-level Managers

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 16:51

DILIMAN, Quezon City – Geared at increasing job performance of mid-executive in the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) line agencies, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) completed the third part of the Training Program for the Middle Level Managers on Transformational Leadership at the Rural Development Education Center (RDEC) in ATI Central Office compound in this city last June 3 to 5, 2014.

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ATI Gathers its Retirees for Consultation Workshop on Post Public Service Options

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 15:05

DILIMAN, Quezon City – A public servant’s sense of duty does not simply cease upon retirement, instead, it expands and goes beyond the limitations of being a government employee.  It opens up opportunities to explore others means of serving the clientele.  In this line, 189 retired personnel of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) under Executive Order 366 embark on new roles as extension ambassadors and beacons for modern technology among farmers and fisherfolk.

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ATI Centers Hold Series of Facilitators' Training for Farm Business Schools

Tue, 06/24/2014 - 16:39

DILIMAN, Quezon City – To empower small farmers to meet challenges and opportunities brought about by the continuing commercialization of agricultural systems, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) recently launched the regional Training of Facilitators (TOF) of Farm Business School (FBS) in ATI-Regional Training Centers (griATI-RTCs).

The TOF aims to capacitate extension workers of the local government units and selected farmer-leaders in enhancing public extension with marketing and entrepreneurship messages.

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