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TECHNICAL SESSIONS and TOPICS

Plenary, Thematic and Panel discussion sessions for Symposium on Vegetable for Improved Nutrition and Livelihoods in Southeast Asia:
 

  • Plenary
    Keynote speakers will be, both invited and selected based on exemplary abstracts, to provide oral presentations during opening plenary session or during plenary session for Vegetable for Nutrition, or plenary session for Vegetable for Livelihoods. Further, oral presentations will be assigned to thematic sub-theme sessions as listed below.

  • Thematic sessions
    1. Nutrition through vegetables
      • Nutritional security (diet profiles and recipes)
      • Awareness of health linkages to nutrition
      • Empowerment of women for household nutrition
      • Food safety (fresh and processed products)
    2. Livelihoods from vegetables
      • Profitable production systems; rural, urban and peri-urban, (hydroponics, fertigation, protected cultivation, pest and disease management, nutrient / water / soil and environmental management)
      • Climate, environment, and market resilient cropping systems
      • Empowerment of women through household income
      • Profitable and sustainable nutrient-based value webs

  • Panel Discussion
    Specific topics will be addressed through panel discussion which will combine oral presentations and active audience participation to further understand current scenarios and future priorities. Organisations and individuals are encouraged to submit suggestions to symposium organisers for panel discussion topics.

  • Draft SEAVEG 2016 Symposium Programme

    5 SEPTEMBER 2016 (Monday)

    Venue

    SABAH ROOM FOYER

    2030 – 2200

    Pre-registration

    Setting up posters

    6 SEPTEMBER 2016 (Tuesday)

    Venue

    BALLROOM 1 FOYER

    0800 – 0900

    Registration

    Theme: Vegetables for improved nutrition

    Venue: Ballroom 1

    Chairman: Pepijn Schreinemachers

    World Vegetable Center (WorldVeg), Taiwan

    0900 – 0930

    Plenary 1

    Vegetables: Food and nutrition security 

    Prem Nath

    Chairperson, Vegetable Science International Network (VEGINET), India

    0930 – 0945

    Aims of SEAVEG 2016: Why vegetables for nutrition security?

    Fenton Beed

    Regional Director, World Vegetable Center (WorldVeg), Thailand

    0945 – 1000

    Refreshment

    Venue:  Ballroom Foyer

    SESSION 1: Vegetables for improved  nutrition

    Venue: Ballroom 1

    Chairman: Nancy Haselow                                                                                                                                                                                                              Helen Keller International, Cambodia

    1000 – 1030

    Keynote 1: Policy intervention on vegetables for nutrition security

    Zaiton Daud

    Nutrition Division, Ministry of  Health(MOH), Malaysia

    1030 – 1100

    Keynote 2:  Evaluation of vegetable consumption regarding its nutritional value and consumer awareness

    Michael H. Böhme

    Humboldt University of  Berlin, Germany

    1100 – 1130

    Keynote 3: Vegetables and diabetes: Diversity and innovative exploitation for dietary and health benefits

    João Carlos da Silva Dias

    University of Lisbon, Portugal

    1130 – 1245

    Opening Ceremony SEAVEG 2016

    Venue

    BALLROOM 1

    1130 – 1140

    Welcome Address

     Sharif Bin Haron

    Director General, Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), Malaysia

    1140 – 1150

    Inaugural Address

    Prem Nath

    Chairman SEAVEG/Chairperson Vegetable Science International Network (VEGINET), India

    1150 – 1200

    Welcome Remarks

    Marco Wopereis,

    Director General, World Vegetable Center (WorldVeg),  Taiwan

    1200 – 1210

    Inaugural Remarks

    John Bowman

    Senior Agriculture Advisor, United States Agency International Development (USAID), United States of America

    1210 – 1245

    ·       Opening  Address of SEAVEG 2016 and  Launching of BIORICHAR: Bio-organic fertilizer

    ·       VEGINET International Award presentation

    H.E. Dato’ Sri Ahmad Shabery Cheek

    Minister of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry (MOA), Malaysia

    1245 – 1250

    Visit  to Poster and Trade booth

    1250 – 1315

    Press Conference

    1315 – 1430

    Lunch

    Venue: Lobby Lounge

     ORAL SESSION (Concurrent) 

     

    Theme: Vegetables for improved nutrition

    Theme: Vegetables for improved livelihoods

     

    Session 2

    Venue: Ballroom 1

    Chairman: Michael H. Böhme

    Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

    Session 3

    Venue: Selangor Room

    Chairman: Chengappa P.G

    Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), India

     

     

    1430 – 1445

    Vegetables and cardiometabolic health: An update of recent evidence

    Amutha Ramadas

    Monash University Malaysia, Malaysia

     

    The evolution of seed industry and its impact on food productivity

    Chua Kim Aik

    Green World Genetics, Malaysia

    1445 – 1500

    Soil organic matter and its linkage with nutritious vegetable production

    Ruben Sakrabani

    Cranfield University, England

    Vegetable production 2050

    Mike Nichols

    University of New Zealand, New Zealand

    1500 – 1515

    Integrating vegetable production in aquatic agricultural food systems for greater dietary diversity and micronutrient contribution

    Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted

    World Fish, Cambodia

    Training of trainers for the development of long term organic soil fertilizer management in Sharqia and Faiyum governorates of Egypt

    Usha R. Palaniswamy

    Arcadioa University,  United States of America

    1515 – 1530

    Home gardening for enhanced vegetable consumption

    Pepijn Schreinemachers

    World Vegetable Center, Taiwan

    Community development through urban farming

    Chan Li Jin

    Subur Community Gardens, Malaysia

    1530 – 1545

    Vegetable for the future: Adapting bambara groundnut to Malaysia

    Aryo Feldman

    Crops For the Future, Malaysia

    Sustainable vegetable production system through MyGAP for quality and safety assurance

    Rosmawati Selamat

    Department of Agriculture (DOA), Malaysia

    1545 – 1555

    Q &A

    Q &A

    1555 – 1610

    Refreshment

    Venue: Ballroom 1 Foyer

     

    Session 4

    Venue: Ballroom 1

    Chairman: Anni  Mitin

    Southeast Asian Council  for Food Security and Fair Trade (SEACON), Malaysia

    Session 5

    Venue: Selangor Room

    Chairman: Omran Hashim

    Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), Malaysia

    1610 – 1625

    Vegetable research and development for improved nutrition and livelihoods in Central Asia and the Caucasus

    Ravza Mavlyanova

    World Vegetable Center, Uzbekistan

    Agronomic production method for indoor cultivation of Asian leafy vegetables

    Fadhlina  Suhaimi

    Agri-food & Veterinary Authority of  Singapore, Singapore

    1625 – 1640

    The role of child health in weight gain: Making school feeding programs more effective

    Gina  S. Itchon

    Xavier University, Philippines

    Comparison of drip irrigation with conventional irrigation methods for yield of bottle gourd in a semi-arid region

    Mohinder Singh Dahiya

    CCS Haryana Agricultural University, India

     

    1640 – 1655

    Nutrition through vegetables: Nutritional and health-promoting properties of underutilized vegetables consumed by indigenous people in Malaysia

    Amin Ismail

    University Putra Malaysia

    Enhancing peri-urban ecosystem services and capacities of farmers for vegetable cultivation

    Yadava C.G

    College of Horticulture, Karnataka, India

    1655 – 1710

    Enhancing nutrition and preservation of vegetables by innovative bioprocessing

    Anil Kumar Anal

    Asian Institute of  Technology ,Thailand

    Thermal energy requirements for accomplishment of different phenological stages in inbreds of broccoli

    Surender K. Dhankhar

    CCS Haryana Agricultural University, India

    1710 – 1725

    Nutritional value, chemical composition and antioxidant activity of Smallanthaus sonchifolia cultivated in Malaysia

    Erny Sabrina Mohd Noor

    Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), Malaysia

     

     

    Mobile interventions, small holders and value chain management: Way forward

    Sivabalan K.Chellapan

    Imayam Institute of Agriculture & Technology, Thanjavur,India

    1725 – 1735

    Q&A

    Q&A

    1735 – 1800

    Poster session and trade booth

    End of Day 1

    7 SEPTEMBER 2016 (Wednesday)

    SESSION 6: Vegetables for improved  livelihoods

    Venue: Ballroom 1

    Chairman: Anil Kumar Anal

    Asian Institute of  Technology, Thailand

    0900 – 0930

    Plenary 2

    Vegetables for improved livelihoods

    Marco Wopereis

    Director General, World Vegetable Center (WorldVeg), Taiwan

    0930 – 1000

    Keynote 4: Linking vegetable farmers to markets: Emerging business opportunities

    Chengappa P.G

    ICAR National Professor, Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), India

    1000 – 1030

    Keynote 5: Growing greener cities: FAO’s Programme on urban and peri-urban horticulture

    Tristan Nondah

    Agricultural Officer/Programme Specialist, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO),  Italy

    1030 – 1045

    Refreshment

    Venue : Ballroom 1 Foyer

     

    SESSION 6: Vegetables for improved  livelihoods (cont.)

    Venue: Ballroom 1

    Chairman: João Carlos da Silva Dias

    University of Lisbon, Portugal

    1045 – 1115

    Keynote 6: Empowering rural women to improve household food security and income

    Anni  Mitin

    Executive Director, Southeast Asian Council  for Food Security and Fair Trade (SEACON), Malaysia

    1115 – 1145

    Keynote 7: Poverty eradication and sustainability of rural livelihood in vegetable industry through policy intervention and appropriate technology

    Rozhan Abu Dardak

    Director, Economic and  Social Science Center, Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute(MARDI), Malaysia

    1145 – 1200

    Group photo

    1200-1245

    Poster session and trade booth

    1245 – 1400

    Lunch

    Venue: Lobby lounge

    Oral Session (concurrent)

     

    Theme: Vegetables for improved nutrition

    Theme: Vegetables for improved livelihoods

     

    Session 7

    Venue: Ballroom 1

    Chairman: Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted

    World Fish, Cambodia

    Session 8

    Venue: Selangor Room

    Chairman: Rozhan Abu Dardak

    Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), Malaysia

    1400 – 1415

    Sweet onion of Kumta: A traditional variety for nutrition and sustainability

    Nirthadi Basavaraja

    University of Horticultural Science,  India

    Research and development of vegetables towards adaptation to climate change in Malaysia

    Rozlaily  Zainol

    Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), Malaysia

    1415 – 1430

    Project laser beam (PLB) in Bangladesh: Achieving dietary diversity and income generation through enhanced homestead food production and market linkages

    Amin Uddin
    Helen Keller International, Bangladesh

    Linking vegetable farmers to organised retailing in India

    Chengappa P.G

    Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), India

    1430 – 1445

    Egg plants and indigenous leafy vegetables for food diversity: Improving farmers’ livelihoods in coastal villages of Papua New Guinea

    Philmah Seta-Waken

    National Agriculture Research Institute,

    Papua New Guinea

    Vegetable marketing: The driver of production and source of livelihoods for smallholder farmers in Uganda

    Sylvia Namazzi

    World Vegetable Center, Uganda

     

    1445 – 1500

    Improved production, dietary diversification and income among participating households of homestead food production with and without aquaculture in Prey Veng Province, Cambodia

    Aminuzzaman Talukder

    Helen Keller International, Cambodia

    Commercialization of off-season tomato production technologies

    Rizalina M. Tablarin

    Tarlac Agricultural University, Philippines

     

     

    1500 – 1515

    Development and applications of phytonutrient databases

    Ray Yu Yang

    World Vegetable Center,  Taiwan             

    Too much to handle? Pesticide dependence of smallholder vegetable farmers in Southeast Asia

    Hsiao-Pu Chen

    World Vegetable Center, Taiwan

    1515 – 1530

    Application of vegetable grafting technology to improve economic and nutritional security under soil- borne disease outbreak areas

    Grisana Linwattana

    Department of Agriculture, Thailand

    Surveillance enforcement for effective implementation of Grading, Packaging and Labelling (GPL) Regulations

    Sobri  Abd Hamid

    Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (FAMA), Malaysia

     

    1530 – 1545

    Assessment of nutritional value and multi-residue pesticide level in vegetable for healthy consumption and food safety

    Chong Jing Kai

    Perkin Elmer Sdn Bhd, Malaysia

    The integrated pest management (IPM) strategy against Bemisia tabaci to control disease caused by tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYCLV) on tomato in Thailand and Vietnam

    Sopana Yule

    World Vegetable Center, Thailand

    1545 – 1555

    Q&A

    Q&A

    1555 – 1605

    Refreshment

    Venue: Ballroom 1 Foyer

    1605 – 1730

    Panel Discussion

     

    Topic: Vegetable  for nutrition and livelihood: Current issues and strategies

    Venue: Ballroom 1

    Chairman: Fenton Beed

    World Vegetable Center (Worldveg),  Thailand

    1.   Stuart Morris (East-West Seed, Thailand)

    2.   Prem Nath (VEGINET, India)

    3.   Mohamad Roff Mohd Noor (MARDI, Malaysia)

    4.   Nancy Haselow (Helen Keller International, USA )

    5.   Gina S. Itchon (Xavier University, Philippines)

    1730-1800

    CLOSING Ceremony SEAVEG 2016

    Venue

    BALLROOM 1

    ·       Vegetable Science International Network( VEGINET) award for  best oral and poster presentations

    ·       Prem Nath Agriculture Science Foundation (PNASF) award presentations

    ·        Symposium closing Remarks

    End of Day 2

    8 SEPTEMBER 2016 (Wednesday)

    0800 – 1700

    Field trip/USAID Horticulture Presentations

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