KCFI president and executive director Rina Lopez-Bautista and DA-ATI Director IV Alfredo Aton (4th and 5th from left) are joined by KCFI director of Operations Edric Calma (3rd from left) and other DA-ATI officers who served as witnesses in signing the agreementThe Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), a training arm of the Department of Agriculture, recently partnered with Knowledge Channel Foundation Inc. (KCFI) to develop seven educational learning videos that focus on the basics of agriculture, soil science and fun farming facts, among others, specifically made for Grade 3 to Grade 6.
“The Philippines is a highly agricultural country. There are countless opportunities in agriculture and it is very important to ingrain to our children their role in agri-development for a more sustainable future,” said KCFI president Rina LopezBautista during an event at Teofely’s Garden in Silang, Cavite on September 19.
Knowledge Channel is now on its 20th year of bringing new and Department of Education-approved content to teachers, learners and even to homes through all its platforms—on air (through ABS-CBN TVplus, SKYcable and SKYdirect), online and on demand.
The ceremonial signing with the ATI also served as the highlight of the institute’s book launch featuring its new titles, “Agriculturally Awesome: A Regional Farm Tourism Travel Guide” and “Sariling Atin: 25 Promising Native Plants of the Philippines.” (Story/Photos by: Niña de Sagun)