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New information, especially about recent events and happenings at ATI, as well as the latest field activities in the Philippine agricultural and fisheries extension scene

Palawan launches e-Extension Hub for Agri and Fisheries

SOFRONIO ESPAÑOLA, PALAWAN --  After its conceptualization in 2007, the e-Extension Hub of Palawan was finally launched last March 19, 2009 in Barangay Abo-abo, Sofronio Española in Southern Palawan.  

ATI-RTC XII holds School-on-the-Air on Corn-Rubber Integration

techno forumMAKILALA, NORTH COTABATO -- Some 500 farmers, government employees and businessmen from Region XII have successfully completed the School-on-the Air (SOA) Program on corn and rubber integration. 

Palawan demystified on e-Learning for A & F

PUERTO PRINCESA, PALAWAN -- The e-Extension Program for Agriculture and Fisheries has reached the shores of Palawan.

Since its inception in 2007, the 15th Seminar on Demystifying e-Learning on Agriculture and Fisheries was held on March 16, 2009 in Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources-Regional Fisheries Training Center (BFAR-RFTC) in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. This seminar is made possible through the initiatives of Agricultural Training Institute - Regional Training Center -IV B (ATI-RTC-IVB).

ATI, partner agencies will soon launch Aurora e-Village Project

BALER, AURORA -- The Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Training Institute (DA-ATI), together with the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP), DA-Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), and the Provincial Government of Aurora will soon launch a project for the Aurora Province entitled "Providing Greater Access to Rural Families of Aurora Province: Connecting Villages Amidst Mountains thru Information and Communications Technology" or the "Aurora e-Village Project."

ATI meets PSU president

PUERTO PRINCESA, PALAWAN --  Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) official and staff led by ATI Assistant Director Alberto B. Maningding paid a courtesy call to Palawan State University (PSU) President Teresita L. Salva.

ATI: 22 Years of Championing the Filipino Farmers

QUEZON CITY -- All eyes of the DA family agencies and bureaus were on the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) as it celebrated its 22nd founding anniversary this year. As a principal authority in terms of providing agri-technology extension services to its farmer-clients, the ATI has yet ushered the latest way of extension delivery by jumping into the text messaging bandwagon.

Knowledgebase for A & F expanding

Focal Persons set the tone in developing the initial knowledgebase

QUEZON CITY -- Intensifying its commitment to help its stakeholders especially the farmers and fishers in the country, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) spearheaded the Meeting on the Development of the Initial Knowledgebase on Agriculture and Fisheries last March 10, 2009 at the Agriculture and Fisheries Knowledge Center at the ATI Central Office, Diliman, Quezon City.

ATI launches TextSupport for Agriculture and Fisheries

QUEZON CITY -- A unified and efficient agriculture and fisheries extension system is what the Agricultural and Training Institute (ATI) aspires to achieve as it celebrated its 22nd Anniversary this year.   

With its current theme, Good Governance towards a Unified and Efficient Agriculture and Fisheries Extension System, the Institute envisions an effective and efficient extension delivery system.

1,557 AEWs trained on PalayCheck

QUEZON CITY -- After the marching orders of DA Secretary Arthur C. Yap to carry out activities to help achieve the government’s national plan to be 98% self-sufficient on rice by 2010, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) has successfully conducted its series of 6-day Training of PalayCheck Trainers (TPT) on Rice Self-Sufficiency in 14 Regions of the country.
 

“e-Learning a year after...” Online learning getting popular among AEWs

QUEZON CITY -- After its grand launching in December of 2007, the e-Learning component of the e-Extension Program for Agriculture and Fisheries continues to make waves.

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