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DA, GIZ Collaborate on Communication Planning for Coconut, Cacao, Coffee

Friday, March 17, 2023 - 14:40

DILIMAN, Quezon City – Representatives from the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the Department of Agriculture (DA) held a joint workshop on Knowledge Management (KM) and Communications Planning to develop knowledge products and learning platforms related to cacao, coconut, and coffee.

Representatives from the ATI and GIZ discuss the next steps resulting from the communication planning workshop for coconut, cacao, and coffee. (photo by JC Balangatan)

The two-day workshop brought together representatives from various more

Elementary School in Oriental Mindoro Advocates Teaching Agriculture to Students

Friday, March 17, 2023 - 12:12

DILIMAN, Quezon City—Recognizing that the youth is the hope of the nation, the Department of Agriculture, its attached agencies and bureaus, together with other partner institutions, continue to innovate and create programs that will harness the potential of the youth related to agriculture and its opportunities.

The San Mariano Elementary School (SMES) which was established in Roxas, Oriental more

DA Senior USec. Panganiban swears in Recoter, Arceo

Tuesday, March 14, 2023 - 15:20

DA  Senior Undersecretary Domingo Panganiban shakes hands with ATI Director Remelyn Recoter
after administering her oath of office. (photo by Clemente Gabion)

DILIMAN, Quezon City—Department of Agriculture (DA) Senior Undersecretary Domingo Panganiban has officially sworn in Director Remelyn Recoter and Assistant Director Antonieta Arceo as the full-fledged key officials of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI).

In a short ceremony on March 13 at the DA Central Office, both Dir. Recoter and Asst. Dir. Arceo took their oath in the presence of ATI more

Newly appointed, promoted ATI staff take oath

Thursday, March 9, 2023 - 18:08

Staff from ATI-Davao Region take their oath as development management officer and accountant, respectively, during the virtual ceremony last March 7.

Twenty one newly appointed and promoted employees of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) network took their oath of office before OIC-Director Remelyn Recoter in a virtual ceremony last March 7, 2023.

These newly sworn-in staff are assigned to 10 training centers in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, including the International Training Center on Pig Husbandry, and to the Partnerships and more

Search for the Filipino Young Farmers Internship Program in Taiwan (FYFIPT) Batch 3

Thursday, March 9, 2023 - 16:53




The Filipino Young Farmers Internship Program in Taiwan (FYFIPT) brings another opportunity in its third year of implementation. The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), in partnership with the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) and Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the Philippines (TECO), is calling for nominees for the program where a total of fifty (50) interns more

RCEF launches new way to learn rice

Thursday, March 2, 2023 - 11:37



The Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) is set to launch a new online learning platform on the RCEF Extension Facebook page ( on March 8.

Called RCEF PalayAralan, the program will be a magazine-type show for online farmer-viewers with topics on rice production, rice machines, and RCEF services in seed distribution, credit, machinery, and more

e-Learning Advisory

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 - 17:29


The e-learning portal,, will undergo a scheduled maintenance starting March 6, 2023. 

We are taking a short break to upgrade our systems and update our courses. This is so you – our dear eLearners – will have a better online learning experience in our portal.

During this downtime, you will not be able to access our courses. So we advise you to finish more

Flower Farm Owner Shares Agribusiness Tips

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 - 08:48

Bukid Amara is a Learning Site for Agriculture and Farm Tourism Site located in Lucban, Quezon.
(photo from Bukid Amara Facebook page)

DILIMAN, Quezon City—Having a clear vision and master plan for one’s agribusiness venture is crucial for the long term, a flower farm owner in Quezon underscores.

In a radio interview, Bukid Amara owner and chief farmer Mike Caballes talked about some of the strategies he does to make sure that their business will last for many years.

“It is important to identify what we call the ‘revenue more

ATI Launches FY2023 Webinar Series on Emerging and Mature Agri Technologies in Ph

Monday, February 13, 2023 - 16:06


QUEZON CITY, Philippines—Aimed at increasing the adoption of cost-efficient and adaptable agricultural technologies in the country that will contribute in improving the yield and income of farmers and fishers, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) recently kicked off its webinar series on “Emerging and Mature Agricultural Technologies”. The series’ first episode was livestream in ATI’s more

Cacao Beans in Quezon Sourced for Local Chocolate Brand

Thursday, February 9, 2023 - 14:37

DILIMAN, Quezon City—A Pinoy chocolate brand made from the cacao beans that are produced by farmers in Quezon is getting the attention of consumers within and outside the province.

The “Tangerine” chocolate products of the Four K Kakao Farm in Gumaca, Quezon is slowly gaining its local market which includes some areas in Metro Manila. 

“Our products are available for pre-order through more