Glyza Bandiola, 18, loves planting and
farming ever since she was a kid. But is
this enough to sustain this interest? The youth from General Santos said that
her teachers in school inspire her to take a career in agriculture.
“[Our teachers’] passion is very evident in
the way they share agriculture lessons and in doing farm activities with us.
Their dedication to help us inspires me,” Glyza said.
A senior high school student from Baluan
National High School (BNHS) in General Santos City, South Cotabato, Glyza
intends to be part of the agriculture and research field someday and help the
“I choose agriculture as my major. لعبة الطاولة 31 اون لاين In
college, I also see myself enrolling in an agriculture course to [continue
disseminating technologies] that can give farmers stable income and abundant
harvest, rain or shine,” the Best in AgriCrop student awardee said.
Glyza’s school is one of the TecVoc schools
under the “Development of Agriculture TechVoc High Schools Offering Crops
Production as Key Information Hubs on Climate Change Ready Rice Production
Technologies for Improved Productivity.” The project is funded by the Bureau of
Agricultural Research and implemented by Philippine Rice Research Institute.
Through this project, she learned about
Sorjan farming – a farming practice from
Indonesia, in which farmers construct an alternate of deep sinks and raised
“It’s [good to know that farmers are not
helpless amidst climate change, and that there are easy technologies that they
can practice]. We experienced implementing this technology with our own hands,”Glyza,
one of the students who established the school’s first Sorjan farming system,
Moreover, she learned how to use farm
machines, which she only used to see in pictures and books.
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Edmar Juanitez, BNHS TecVoc teacher and one of Glyza’s teachers, has been involved in the project since 2015, the Infomediary Campaign. According to him, the implementation of the project in their school is successful in terms of convincing their students to pursue agriculture careers. تحميل لعبة البوكر اون لاين
“Many of our students decided to take up agriculture courses in college. Their experiences in TecVoc made them realize that there are a lot of good career opportunities waiting for them when they graduate,” he said. ” Acheter du Viagra® : est-ce possible sans ordonnance asgg.fr/ ?
For Edmar, engaging the youth in rice
farming is quite challenging owing to the negative connotations attached to it.
However, he noted that one of the most
effective ways of teaching agriculture to the youth is explaining to them the
effects and benefits, and making them realize their roles in solving pressing
issues such as climate change.
“I’m proud to say that this project with
PhilRice produced good results. It helped in making the students understand
climate change and their role in addressing this issue. This project also
encouraged students to share what they have learned to the farmers in the
community,” he said.