- Soil Information System Oriented Nutrient Management for Asian Major Crops
- Seminar on Water Management Technology for Crop Production Under Climate Change
- An Appropriate System for High Quality and Safe Seafood Production in the Asia Pacific Region
- Epidemiology and Disease Management of Citrus Huanglongbing (HLB) Disease for Sustainable Citrus Production in the ASPAC Region
- Enhancement of Rural Community Revitalization in the Asian and Pacific Region
- A New Approach to Emerging Plant Diseases of Economic Significance in Asia
October 19-23, 2012
National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, NIAES, Japan
- Background / Highlights of Activity
The goal of this workshop is to provide a forum for scientists and experts to discuss new technologies and strategies for Emerging Infectious Diseases (EIDs) of economic significance in Asian countries, and to share their knowledge and experiences in identifying and controlling local-specific EIDs. The outcome of this workshop will contribute to the identification of policy priorities by the decision makers and the adoption of effective management practices for plant protection by the farmers in the future.
Specifically, the objectives are:
- To reduce vulnerabilities and increace protection capacity of economic significant crops from EIDs through international collaboration of survey and research on migratory diseases in the Asian region;
- To provide an opportunity to exchange, share and integrate knowledge on EIDs and minimize the yield loss of Asian major crops;
- To help farmers manage EIDs better in their crop production systems through providing useful information on managing outbreaks and new diseases.