INTERNATIONAL VEGETABLE TRAINING COURSE (IVTC) BY AVRDC IN KASETSART UNIVERSITY, THAILAND

Sharing info dari Prof. Bambang S. Purwoko of Plant Biotechnology Division, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, Faperta, IPB. The following may be useful for you all.

AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center is now accepting applicants for its *32nd International Vegetable Training Course* (IVTC) “*Vegetables: From Seed to Table and Beyond*” which will be conducted from *16 September to 6 December 2013* at AVRDC’s Research and Training Station in Kamphaeng Saen, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand, located about 80 km west of Bangkok. The course aims to enhance participants’ technical, scientific and managerial skills, so that they may contribute to the sustainable development of their countries through increased production and consumption of nutritious and health-promoting vegetables.

The training emphasizes advanced and sustainable vegetable production and postharvest technologies, farmer education, human health and nutrition, and marketing. In addition, this training will enhance awareness and understanding of emerging global development issues and technologies. The course is divided into three separate but interrelated one-month long modules that can be taken singly or as a whole: 
* Module I: From Seed to Harvest (16 September – 11 October 2013) 
* Module II: From Harvest to Table (14 October – 8 November 2013) 
* Module III: Vegetables for Sustainable Development (11 November – 6 December 2013) 

This 32nd IVTC is organized in collaboration with SATNET Asia – a project funded by European Union, the HortCRSP Center of Innovation at Kasetsart University and endorsed by the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), particularly its Commission on Education, Research Training and Consultancy. The attached brochure and website link http://avrdc.org/?page_id=1439will provide you with more details about the course, and the application form can be downloaded from http://avrdc.org/?wpfb_dl=672Please do not hesitate to contact us via e-mail at info-eastasia@worldveg.org for any further questions. 

All PMB Lab staffs and associated graduate students hope that information shared by Prof. BSP above are useful for all of you. We also hope that there will be a number of participants from Indonesia joining this vegetable training and share the knowledge to others who can not come to the events.

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