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New AEWs from EVisayas level up skills in EDS

Thursday, July 18, 2024 - 10:47

BAYBAY CITY, Leyte - Twenty agricultural extension workers (AEWs) from Region 8 completed the ten-day Training on Extension Delivery System for New Entrants on July 8-17, 2024 at ATI-RTC 8, VSU, Visca, Baybay City, Leyte.  They were equipped with comprehensive knowledge and skills necessary for their roles in agricultural extension delivery.

The training featured a mix of lectures and

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SOA empowers 531 Coconut Farmers in Samar

Thursday, July 18, 2024 - 10:41

CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar - In a bid to uplift the livelihoods of coconut farmers in Samar, the Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center VIII launched the radio program entitled School on the Air (SOA) on Coconut: Masaganang Coco-buhayan: Radyo Eskwela sa Pagniniyugan. The program aired every Monday from April 29 to June 5, 2024, comprising of 16 episodes, over DYMS Aksyon Radyo

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Agricultural Extension Workers Complete Training on GMP for Jackfruit Post-Harvest Handling and Primary Processing

Thursday, June 20, 2024 - 13:17

BAYBAY CITY, Leyte – Agricultural Training Institute – Regional Training Center 8 successfully conducted the three-day training on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for Jackfruit Post-Harvest Handling and Primary Processing on June 5-7, 2024 at the Balay Alumni of the Visayas State University in Baybay City, Leyte.

Thirty agricultural extension workers from Eastern Visayas attended the

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A Shift from the Sea to the Soil: Urban and Peri-Agriculture for Giporlos

Monday, June 10, 2024 - 13:22

GIPORLOS, Eastern Samar — The third batch of the training on Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture was conducted on May 22-24, 2024 in Giporlos, Eastern Samar. This capacitated and provided updates to participants on the latest technologies in urban and peri-urban agriculture.

The training is in line with the Department of Agriculture’s Administrative Order No. 03, Series of 2022 which aims to

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Two Northern Samar Young Farmers Accepted into Taiwan Internship Program

Thursday, May 30, 2024 - 13:12

Mr. Ariel R. Turla, 24, from Brgy. San Jose, Catubig, and Mr. Virgilio S. Surio, Jr., 30, from Brgy. Genagasan, Silvino Lobos, have been accepted as interns for the Filipino Young Farmers Internship Program in Taiwan (FYFIPT) Batch 4.

The two young farmers successfully completed their Mandarin Language, Culture, and Tradition class virtually on May 8, 2024. They are currently engaged in self

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EV Farmers Train on Inbred Rice Production thru RCEF TOT (B2)

Monday, May 20, 2024 - 10:52

 

BAYBAY City, Leyte - Aligned with the RCEF-RESP Project 1, ATI, the lead agency in the extension component, continues to conduct Regional Training of Trainers (TOT) programs. These programs target the four RCEF priority provinces of Region VIII: Samar, Leyte, Southern Leyte, and Biliran. In this sixth year of RCEF implementation, ATI focuses on enhancing the knowledge, skills, and

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Skill Boost: Goat Management for Coconut Farmers

Tuesday, May 14, 2024 - 10:40

LEYTE, Leyte - The Training on Native Goat Production and Management (Batch 2) was held in Leyte, Leyte on May 8-10, 2024. This three-day training aimed to enhance the knowledge and skills of coconut farmers in the production and management of native goats.

The participants were provided with comprehensive insights into various aspects of goat farming. They learned about the Coconut Farmers

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ATI staff oriented on ODK for data collection

Monday, May 13, 2024 - 15:57

BAYBAY CITY, Leyte - To ensure ATI’s commitment in providing quality trainings and activities, monitoring schemes are necessary so that the organization can assess the effectiveness of such activities and evaluate how well participants have internalized and applied the knowledge, skills, and strategies learned, most especially, the conduct of the respective re-entry activities scheduled and

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Cultivating Expertise: GAP Jackfruit Training

Monday, May 13, 2024 - 10:35

ABUYOG, Leyte - The Training of Trainers on GAP-Anchored Jackfruit Production and Post-Harvest Operations was conducted at the Abuyog Experiment Station in Abuyog, Leyte on May 6-10, 2024. This comprehensive training aimed to equip participants with the skills and knowledge necessary for GAP-anchored jackfruit production and post-harvest operations, ultimately leading to farm GAP certification

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Training on Nutrient Management for Cassava Production, a digital approach for Region 8 AEWs

Friday, May 10, 2024 - 10:48

BAYBAY CITY, Leyte – ATI-RTC 8 conducted a three-day training on Nutrient Management for Cassava Production at the PhilRootcrops, VSU Campus on May 6-8, 2024. The training aimed to enhance participants' knowledge and skills in site-specific nutrient management for cassava production using the Nutrient Expert® for Cassava (NECPh) application.

The training covered several topics: Introduction

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