Training of Facilitators for farmer leaders and local extension staff in Kota Samarahan, Sarawak, Malaysia

11 – 15 August, 2014

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

A total of 45 participants from the farmer leaders in Sarawak and local extension agents convened at the Cocoa Research and Development Center, Kota Samarahan, Sarawak on 11 August 2014 for a training course on sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures for cocoa production.

The 5-day training course in Kota Samarahan 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 Mr. Jeremy Ngim C.K. Supervisor CABI
2 Mr. Pengarah anak Lau (Leader) Master Facilitator MCB
3 Mr. Mazalan Bin Ali Master Facilitator MCB
4 Mr. Mohd. Rizman Bin Niger Mahidin Master Facilitator MCB
5 Mr. John Kui Min Sale Regional Manager Syngenta

C) List of TOF Participants

Please refer to List TOF of Participants in Sarawak.

D) Gallery

Please refer to Gallery TOF Sarawak - Picture August 2014.

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