TFNet and NIEW Malaysia organize a Workshop on Agri-Food Business for Women Entrepreneurs


The International Tropical Fruit Network (TFNet) and the NAM Institute for the Empowerment of Women (NIEW) Malaysia organized a training workshop on Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Agri-Food Business Through Tropical Fruits Value Chain from 29 November to 2 December 2016.

 

 

The Workshop was attended by 26 participants from Malaysia, Indonesia, India, and Cambodia representing the public and private agencies. The workshop included hands-on trainers for training sessions on processing and value addition of tropical fruits, which can increase household income. The courses taught included simple techniques to make fruit products like jams, cookies, cakes, and traditional desserts.

 

The schedule of the workshop is as follows:

 

DAY 1 / 28 NOVEMBER 2016 /MONDAY
DAY ACTIVITIES VENUE MODERATORS
All Day Arrival of participants and check in at ILPP TFNet :  Maria  /  Hariyatul
DAY 2 / 29 NOVEMBER 2016 / TUESDAY
8.30 am – 9.00 am Registration ILPP TFNet :  Noor  /  Hariyatul
9.00 am – 9.30 am Welcome Remarks Bilik Teratai, ILPP Mdm. Normalia Ibrahim (Director of NIEW)
9.30 am – 10.00 am Programme Introduction and Overview Bilik Teratai, ILPP Mr. Daud Otheman (Consultant, TFNet)
10.00 am – 10.30 am

TEA BREAK

10.30 am – 11.00 am Module 1:Government Intervention Towards Developing Agro Food Industry Through National Agro-Food Policies Bilik Teratai,ILPP Agro-based Industry Division,Ministry of Agriculture Malaysia
11.00 am – 1.00 pm Introduction to Women in Agribusiness and Global Food Economy.How to Manage Agri-Food Business? Bilik Teratai, ILPP Dr. Zulkiply Omar (Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) /Mr. Daud Otheman, (Consultant, TFNet)
1.00 pm – 2.30 pm

LUNCH BREAK

2.30 pm – 3.30 pm Module 2 :D evelopment of Agri-food Business Prospects and Challenges for Women Entrepreneurs Bilik Teratai ILPP Dr. Juwaidah Sharifuddin,Faculty of Agriculture, University Putra Malaysia
3.30 pm – 5.00 pm Selected country reports and presentations Bilik Teratai ILPP Selected ParticipantsYemen, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, Cambodia
DAY 3 / 30 NOVEMBER 2016 / WEDNESDAY

DAY

ACTIVITIES

VENUE

MODERATORS

8.00 am Assemble and depart to Talam & Tartlets Co.
8.30 am – 5.00 pm Hand-on Training on Homemade Traditional Food Production for High Value Market- Durian Seri Muka

- Banana Cake

- Fruit Cake

Talam & Tartlets

Taman Sri Kenari Kajang

Ms. Zuraini Mamat (Talam & Tartlets Co.) /

Mr. Daud Otheman (Consultant, TFNet)

DAY 4 / 1 DECEMBER 2016 / THURSDAY
8.00 am Assemble and depart to KBI Food and Processing Centre
8.30 am – 5.00 pm Hands-on Training at KBI Food Processing Centre- Coconut Halwa

- Banana Jam

- Pineapple Tart

- Packaging

KBI Food Processing Centre

Nilai 3 Industrial Area

Ms. Meriam Ishak  (Pusat P. Makanan KBI) /

Mr. Daud Otheman, (Consultant, TFNet)

After 5.00 pm Visit MAHAExpositionFood Truck and Commercial Street Food Vendor System

MAEPS

TFNet/NIEW

DAY 5 / 2 DECEMBER 2016 / FRIDAY
9.00 am – 10.00 am E-Marketing for Agri-Food Business, Business Action and Mission Plan.

Bilik Teratai ILPP

Mr. K. Thevaraja (VNT Holdings)

10.00 am – 10.30 am

TEA BREAK

10.30 am – 1.00 pm Cont’d: E-Marketing for Agri-Food Business, Business Action and Mission Plan.

Bilik Teratai ILPP

Mr. K. Thevaraja (VNT Holdings)

1.00 pm –  2.30 pm

LUNCH BREAK

2.30 pm –  3.30 pm Cont’d: E-Marketing for Agri-Food Business, Business Action and Mission Plan.

Bilik Teratai ILPP

Mr. K. Thevaraja (VNT Holdings)

3.30 pm – 4.00 pm Wrap-up Session

Bilik Teratai ILPP

Mr. Daud Otheman (Consultant, TFNet)

DAY 5 / 2 DECEMBER 2016 / FRIDAY
4.00 pm – 5.00 pm Closing Ceremony and Presentation of Certificates to Participants

Bilik Teratai

ILPP

5.00 pm Tea and End of Workshop
DAY 6 / 3 DECEMBER 2016 / SATURDAY
All Day Departure of Participants

NIEW/TFNet

 


 

 

 

 




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