CLIMATE-SMART POSTHARVEST TECHNOLOGIES COURSE IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

Agricultural Development and Commercialization

Mekong Institute (MI) and the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) are inviting representatives from government agencies, academics, and the private sector who are working directly in the agrifood value of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Vietnam to apply for the five-day Regional Training Program on Climate-Smart Postharvest Technologies. The training is scheduled for February 19–23, 2024, at the MI Training Centre in Khon Kaen, Thailand.

This course will build the capacity of national agencies, academic institutions, and the private sector on climate-smart postharvest technologies. Specifically, it will:

  1. Enhance the awareness of participants about climate-smart technologies and their importance to food security and environmental sustainability;
  2. Provide knowledge on the application of climate-smart technologies in food processing, distribution, and marketing;
  3. Develop capacity for planning and implementing climate-smart food systems at the local level; and
  4. Foster national and regional collaborations for improved agrifood value chain resilience against climate change.

Apply here by January 22, 2024. Seven participants per country are eligible for a full training scholarship. More information is available in the Curriculum Design Statement.

For enquiries, contact Ms. Anne Claudine D. Dayo at claudine@mekonginstitute.org and copy Ms. Maria Theresa S. Medialdia at maria@mekonginstitute.org.

Don’t miss out on this chance to contribute to our collective goal of climate-smart, sustainable agricultural development in the Mekong region. Apply now!

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