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ASEAN Food Security Forum 2015 Proceedings PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 03 June 2016 07:24

ASEAN Food Trade Forum 2015: Food Security and the AEC

TH Hotel & Convention Centre Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia: 24-25 November 2015

SEACON participated in Session 6 of the Forum, a panel discussion with the theme “Moving Forward for a Stronger Food Security”.  The panel members discussed measures and actions needed by stakeholders to advance food security in the region.  They presented some recommendations to the theme of the forum: looking at means for greater expansion and more suitable food trade in the region under AEC, for the region to become more food secure.

 

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SEA-SRI 2015 Proceedings PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 02 June 2016 16:38

SEA Regional Conference on System of Rice Intensification (SRI) 2015

 

Innovating Shared Values

 

25 - 28 May 2015

 

SEACON, together with the Northern University of Malaysia (UUM), SRI-Mas, UKM, UUM, BERNAS, FTC and KEDA, organized the first regional conference on System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in Southeast Asia.  The event, which was hosted by the UUM, took place on 25-28 May 2015 in Kedah, Malaysia.

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MYSavefood: Reducing Food Loss and Food waste PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 20 May 2016 11:00

National MYsavefood Forum

SEACON is a partner in MYsavefood Network supporting national and global initiative to reduce food loss and food waste.

 

 

As part of its Global Initiative, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is providing support to MARDI and Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry to setup the Malaysia Save Food Network and Malaysia Save Food Initiative (MYSaveFood).

 

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Workshop on ICT for Girls the Arteries of the Nation PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 05 May 2015 18:12

SEACON celebrated the ICT for Girls day, jointly with Sri-Mas.  This worldwide event was initiated by ITU.  In Malaysia, SRI-Mas together with SEACON and UKM conducted a workshop for female high school students in Kelantan. The workshop was held in Cerana Resort and Min House Camp, Kelantan on 16-17 April 2015 with the aim of bridging old and new technologies through an interactive session on the use of bamboo and ICT for sustainable living.

A total of 20 girls from various schools throughout the region and with diverse interests and disciplines were in attendance. For the introductory session of the program, the girls were exposed to cultural uses of bamboo. This involved preparation of popular Malaysian cuisines that make use of bamboo as cooking utensils. Cooking with bamboo is a Malaysian tradition, and keeping this tradition alive goes hand in hand with celebrating Malaysia’s rich culture and values.

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SAFSeN Phase I Completion Meeting (26 – 27 March 2015) PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 29 April 2015 13:08

Background

31 March 2015 marked the completion of SAFSeN Phase I Project. In an attempt to oversee the progress of the previously executed projects as well as addressing new areas for expansion, a Project Completion Meeting was held at Shah Village Hotel, Kuala Lumpur on March 26-27, 2015.

SEACON was established with the aim to enhance the resiliency of farmers and to orchestrate capacity building programs. In this light, the SAFSeN project was set up to increase farmers’ awareness of the many existing technologies that are available for them to utilize in their agricultural activities. SAFSeN also provides platforms for encouraging information and knowledge exchange amongst the farming communities of ASEAN. Through the empowerment of farmers, the goal of enhancing food security throughout ASEAN will not be far.


The SAFSeN Project Completion Meeting


Phase I of the SAFSeN project came to a conclusion in the end of March 2015, thus a project completion meeting with representatives from all SEACON members was convened on the 26-27 March 2015 in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.

The meeting was attended by representatives from the 7 member states of SEACON, as well as representation from the newest SEACON member; Myanmar. A reflection on the previous activities conducted during the SAFSeN Phase I programs were presented by the 5 members; namely Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.  In attendance at the meeting were SEACON Partners:


· Anizan Isahak                        (SRI-Mas, Malaysia)

· Anni Mitin                                (SEACON, Malaysia)

· Aurora Regalado                     (MODE/R1, Philippines)

· Buachanh                                (OFA, Laos)

· Chhong Sophal                       (FNN, Cambodia)

· Him Noeun                              (CEDAC, Cambodia)

· Huong Viet Muoi                     (CAEV, Vietnam)

· Dato’ Indrani                            (SEACON, Malaysia)

· Khin Maung Latt                      (METTA, Myanmar)

· Kruawan Sopa                        (CCDKM, Thailand)

· Datuk Marimuthu                    (ERA, Malaysia)

· Maysoun Mustafa                   (SEACON, Malaysia)

· Muhammad Ulil Ahsan           (KRKP, Indonesia)

· Noorazaimah Taharim            (SRI-Mas, Malaysia)

· Pham Thanh Hai                     (VietDHRRA, Vietnam)

· Rita Mustikasari                      (Martani, Indonesia)

· Sam Mei Jean                        (SEACON, Malaysia)

· Thongdam Phongphichith       (SAEDA, Laos)

· Tuenjai Chumsong                  (CCDKM Buriram, Thailand)


SEACON Council Members and SAFSeN Partners 2015

 

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