Young Farm Filipino Leaders Training Program in Japan (YFFLTP)

YFFLTPJ

Calling all interested applicants for the Search for the Young Farm Filipino Leaders Training Program in Japan (YFFLTP) Batch 3!

Basic Qualifications

  1. Young Filipino farmer preferably a member of 4-H Club in the Philippines who is an out-of-school youth (OSY), not attending school for at least one year prior to application;
  2. High school graduate senior high school level, undergraduate, if college level, and/or technical or vocational graduate;
  3. Male or female, between 20 to 35 years old, single, and has no live-in partner or child at the time of application. Age requirements may vary depending on the partner country;
  4. Can be a son or daughter of a farmer or fisher, or a cooperator of the ATI-Certified Learning Site for Agriculture (LSA), or Farm School;
  5. Has existing agricultural land, regardless of size and status of ownership;
  6. Not employed in any job for at least one year at the time of application, certified by the LGU;
  7. Not related to any ATI employee by affinity or consanguinity, for up to 3rd degree;
  8. Must have at least one (1) year of accumulated farming experience at the time of application;
  9. Have no overdue obligations from the DA or ATI at the time of application;
  10. Not a recipient of ATI's other IEPs, and has no previous overseas travel related to the Internship;
  11. Has good community standing and/or good moral character certified by LGU;
  12. Has good communication skills and good English proficiency;
  13. Willing to learn new technologies and foreign language;
  14. Passed the following medical examination, to be done in diagnostic clinics, hospitals, or laboratories accredited by the Department of Health (DOH): a) dental examination, b) chest x-ray for tuberculosis, c) stool examination for parasites, d) serological test for syphilis, e) proof of positive measles and rubella antibody, f) examination for Hansen's disease, g) skin examination for Hepatitis B and HIV or AIDS, h) ECG exam, and i) drug and neuro-psychological tests;
  15. Must be fully vaccinated (with 3 doses) against COVID-19 at the time of application, including booster shots; and
  16. If applicable, a certificate from the doctor of no tattoos and/or piercing in any part of the body, ear piercing is allowed for females only.

Documentary Requirements

  1. Personal Information Sheet (Form No. 1);
  2. Personal History (Form No. 2);
  3. Farming Experience Certificate issued by the Barangay Chairman and Municipal Agriculturist or Agricultural Technologist (Form No, 3);
  4. Certification as a bonafide resident, with good community standing in the area from the Barangay Chairman (Form No. 4);
  5. Certificate of No Overdue Obligations from ATI (Form No. 5);
  6. Certificate on Basic English Knowledge issued by the Agricultural Technologist or Municipal Coordinator (Form No. 6);
  7. Certificate of Commitment to Learn Mandarin and New Farming Technologies (Form No. 7);
  8. Training certificates on agriculture and non-agriculture courses certified true copy, if applicable;
  9. Certification from the last school attended on the educational level attained;
  10. Letter of Recommendation from the Center Director of ATI-RTC, including the result of selection and field validation (Form No. 8);
  11. National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Clearance with 1-year validity;
  12. Authenticated PSA Birth Certificate and Certificate of Live Birth from the Local Civil Registrar Office;
  13. Tax Identification Number (TIN) ID;
  14. Philippine Passport valid for at least five (5) years at the time of application; and
  15. Digital Vaccination Certificates through VaxcertPH.

Download Forms here: https://tinyurl.com/YFFLTP-Forms