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Organic farming in Southeast Asia | The ASEAN Post
Regular members are entitled to participate in SEC-AAS activities, to receive the Southeast Review of Asian Studies, and to receive all mailings about the annual conference and other conference-related matters. Please note that membership is required of all conference participants. The 59th annual meeting took place at New College of Florida from January , SEC-AAS has held an annual three-day conference featuring scholarly panels and teacher workshops since The SEC-AAS meeting is a vibrant gathering of a wide range of scholars, from graduate students to senior professors and independent researchers. Attendees present on a wide range of topics related to the study of Asia, including but not limited to literary and cultural studies, history, politics, anthropology, the arts, economy, and sociology.
Commentary: Farmers hold key to feeding Asia amid COVID-19 restrictions
Training materials also distributed to community based organizations, at conferences, and linked to UCCE websites. A comprehensive yet concise Small Farm Food Safety Curriculum and Training approach was developed and field tested with over 50 limited English farmers. Training materials developed included a Small Farm Food Safety Manual, b pictorial PowerPoint on Good Agricultural Practices and "how-to" implement an on- farm food safety program, c hands-on workshop curriculum involving participatory demonstrations of standard operating procedures, d on-farm "food safety assessment" or mock audit for 20 farms to help farmers identify necessary "corrective actions", followed by on-farm coaching, and e train the trainer materials. Six new trainers trained.
Lucio Tena, 64, has been growing coconuts on his hectare acre farm in General Nakar, in the southeast Asian country of the Philippines, for more than four decades. Tena is not alone. Coconut farmers are facing serious challenges across Southeast Asia, primarily due to low prices. In General Nakar, that means less than 15 Philippine pesos 30 U. There are more than 3.