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27 August
Short training courses (morning) and welcome (afternoon)

8:30-12:00h (simultaneous workshops)

Workshop on communication skills for master and PhD students Sarah Voller, ABBEY Communication, Malmesbury, UK.

Informal meeting, Michael Eddelston, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK


14:00-17:00h Welcome

14:00 – 14:30 PS. Overview of activities performed within UNICAM project. Pao Srean

14:30 – 16:00 PS. Agriculture, Environment and Education in Cambodia. Representatives of Ministries in Cambodia

16:00 – 16:30 PS. Present state of EU projects in Cambodia. Noeun Bou

16:30 – 17:00 PS. UNICAM and the sustainability goals. Helena Guasch

28 August
Sustainable Agriculture in Cambodia

Session 1. Sustainable agriculture in Cambodia: state of the art and future trends

9:00 – 9:40 PS. Climate change adaptation options for rain fed rice systems in NW Cambodia. Bob Martin

09:40 – 09:55 SP. Potency and nutrient improvements of Durio zibethinus Murr peel flour fermented with Pleurotus ostreatus. Endie Sulistyowati

09:55 – 10:10 SP. Conservation agriculture and graft for vegetable production in the hot-wet conditions in Cambodia. Pao Srean

10:10 - 10:25 SP. The weed composition in rice field of rainfed lowland ecosystem at the early stage of cultivation in Prey Veng Province. Sovanda Son

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:15 SP. Development and implementation of biological control agent to control the crop pest and disease on supporting sustainable agriculture. Hendri Bustaman

11:15 – 11:30 SP. Soil fauna biodiversity of different farming systems in northwest Cambodia. Him Math

11:30 – 12:00 Poster Session

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch


Session 2. Sustainable agriculture in Cambodia: case studies

13:30 – 13:45 – SP. Collective action and PGS: Examples of organizational innovations to boost the availability of safe and healthy vegetable products on local markets in Siem Reap province, Cambodia. Som Chanchhorvy (GRET)

13:45 – 14:00 SP. Dual Learning in Agricultural Engineering and Food Science and Technology. Lor Lytour

14:00 – 14:15 SP. Evaluation test of Cambodia-designed seed planter prototype for two-wheel tractor. Mean Chan Makara

14:15 – 14:45 Poster session

14:45 – 15:30 Coffee break

15:30 – 16:00 PS. A case of study of agroecology in Cambodia. Manuel R. Reyes

16:00 – 17:00 Roundtable

29 August
Environmental, social and economic impacts of Agriculture

Session 3. Environmental effects of agriculture and strategies for an efficient use of water resources and chemicals

9:00 – 9:30 PS. Challenges for the water energy food nexus in Asia. Peter Goethals

9:30 – 10:00 PS. Fish diversity and sustainability in the flood-pulse system of the Lower Mekong Basin. Sovan Lek

10:00 – 10:30 Poster session

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break


Session 4. Social and economic impacts of sustainable agriculture in Cambodia

11:00 – 11:40 PS. Prevention of deaths from pesticide self-poisoning in rural Asia. Michael Eddelston

11:45 – 12:00 SP. Impact on women of community-based conservation agriculture in vegetable production system in Puok District, Siem Reap, Cambodia. Sel Rechaney

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:10 PS. Sustainable Intensification and the social dynamics of household food security in rural Cambodia. David Ader

14:10 – 14:25 SP. Empowering Women in the Commercial Vegetable Home Garden Through Appropriate Farming Tools. Sreynget Lo

14:25 – 14:40 SP. Making the case for sustainable agriculture: Changing the negative narrative towards agriculture through innovative approach to attract the youth in Lao PDR and Cambodia. Lucie Reynaud

14:40 – 15:10 Poster session

15:10 – 16:00 Coffee Break

16:00 – 17:00 Roundtable


17:00 - 17:30 Closure and communication of poster awards