"To enhance and institutionalize the e-Extension system in agriculture, fisheries, and natural resources for optimal application, utilization and exchange among users and partners."
DILIMAN, Quezon – To be able to identify the different facets that are needed to be improved on, every project must be subjected to an evaluation.
For more than a year now, the Farm Business School (FBS) under the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) led project “Capacity Building of Small Farmers in Entrepreneurship Development and Market Access” has produced about 400 farmer-graduates. These farmers were able to enhance their capabilities not only in producing crops but also in marketing their own produce.
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--- "Ating kamtan ang mga pagbabago tungo sa pagpapaunlad ng mga kababaihan at sa kaunlaran ng buong bansa."
This was utterred by Undersecretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat of the Department of Agriculture during the recent symposium held by ATI in commemorating the International Women's Day.
DILIMAN, Quezon City-- The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), the extension and training arm of the Department of Agriculture (DA) joined hands with the Social Security System (SSS) in reaching out for the farmers.
MAJAYJAY, Laguna--- "Agriculture is our wisest pursuit, because it will in the end contribute most to real wealth, good morals and happiness" -- Thomas Jefferson
This is why the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) invited recently some 35 Gawad Saka Outstanding Young Farmer awardees for the last years from 15 regions to attend the National Training on Farm Tourism and Organic Farming last March 11 to 13, 2014.
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.