ATI spearheads training of RCEF beneficiaries

A total of 77,052 beneficiaries from 57 provinces benefited from the knowledge gained from training and other capability-enhancement initiatives of the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund – Rice Extension Services Program (RCEF-RESP) in 2021 spearheaded by the Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Training Institute (DA-ATI). Since the enactment of Republic Act 11203, or the Rice Tariffication Law, in continue reading : ATI spearheads training of RCEF beneficiaries

Management training to revive, strengthen farmers’ organization

Seed growers from Masbate and Leyte are thankful for their recent organizational management and leadership training, as this will help revive and strengthen their associations. Nonoy Dela Cruz, chairperson of Masbate Seed Growers’ Association (MSGA), said that the training, which was conducted by the Department of Agriculture-Philippine Rice Research Institute (DA-PhilRice) under the Rice Competitiveness continue reading : Management training to revive, strengthen farmers’ organization

Bulacaño farmers commit to apply RCEF learning

Farmers in San Rafael, Bulacan have pledged to practice the farming technologies and recommendations introduced during their almost four-month training in a Farmer Field School (FSS) under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund – Rice Extension Services Program. Janine Viola, top farmer graduate, said that the learning and the time they spent in the FFS could continue reading : Bulacaño farmers commit to apply RCEF learning

Agri Asenso Explores Increasing Women Participation in Farming Through Training, Education

 Access to training programs and development opportunities enables more women to participate in agriculture. This was highlighted by two women farmers from Nueva Ecija, who served as guest experts during the Agri Asenso radio program of the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) and DZRH last March 5, 2022. DILIMAN, Quezon City – Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund continue reading : Agri Asenso Explores Increasing Women Participation in Farming Through Training, Education

DA-PhilRice’s RCEF-Extension enhances agri workers’ knowledge, skills

More farmers and extension intermediaries are improving their rice farming knowledge and skills through the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund-Rice Extension Services Program (RCEF-RESP). Dr. Karen Eloisa T. Barroga, DA-Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) Deputy Executive Director for development and RCEF-RESP Vice-Chairperson, reported reaching some 8M stakeholders in 2021 through PhilRice’s training, communication support services, as continue reading : DA-PhilRice’s RCEF-Extension enhances agri workers’ knowledge, skills