Training of Facilitators for farmer leaders and local extension staff in Kundasang, Sabah, Malaysia

16 - 20 June, 2014

A) Enhancing cocoa production in Sabah through good agricultural practice and improved food safety measures.

A total of 34 participants from the farmer leaders in Sabah and local extension agents convened at the Mount Kinabalu Heritage Resort & SPA, Kundasang, Sabah, Malaysia on 16 August 2014 for a training course on sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures for cocoa production.

The 5-day training course in Kundasang was the follow-up from the Training of Master Facilitators (TOMF) under the CocoaSafe project, funded by the Standard and Trade Development Facility (STDF) and supervised by the International Cocoa Organzation (ICCO).

The training course was conducted by the graduated master facilitators from TOMF with the supervision from CABI.

It was aimed at training the growers/farmers and local extension staff in SPS methods in cocoa production.

The training modules included materials which were also aimed at raising awareness amongst growers and farmers about the implications of agrochemical use on their health.

B) List of Resources Persons

No. Salutation Name Position Inst.
1 Dr. Soetikno S. Sastroutomo Supervisor CABI
2 Mrs. Nazmiah Mohd. Duin (Leader) Master Facilitator MCB
3 Mr. Edwin Mujin Master Facilitator MCB
4 Mr. Mohd. Yusuf Ishak Master Facilitator MCB
5 Mr. Leonardo Regino Master Facilitator MCB

C) List of TOF Participants

Please refer to Photo list TOF of participants in Sabah.

D) Gallery

Please refer to Gallery TOF - Picture June 2014.

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