Course on Integrated pest management and food safety with fellowship opportunity

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Course on Integrated pest management and food safety with fellowship opportunity

Time: June 5, 2017 to June 23, 2017
Location: Wageningen, The Netherlands
Website or Map: http://www.wageningenur.nl/en…
Event Type: course
Organized By: Wageningen UR, Centre for Development Innovation
Latest Activity: Jun 29, 2016

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The course is aimed at creating mechanisms that will support Integrated Pest Management though looking at pesticides-related policies, the role of the various stakeholders and innovative (technical) solutions. Participants will enhance their ability to identify and solve problems in Integrated Pest Management and food safety. It entails a mix of lectures, discussions, group work, excursions and fieldwork. Meeting colleagues from other countries with similar interests leads to mutual learning.

Upon completion of the course you will:

  • better understand the role of primary production in food chains in achieving food safety;
  • know the link between Integrated Pest Management, food safety as a result of primary production, and the protection of the environment;
  • understand public and private food safety standards and certification;
  • know the different roles of stakeholders in supporting the implementation of Good Agricultural Practices, sustainable agriculture and Integrated pest management
  • be able to develop Integrated Pest Management strategies;
  • know how to increase participation levels in integrated pest mangement policies and implementation through multi-stakeholder processes.

For more information and online application: http://www.wageningenur.nl/en/Expertise-Services/Research-Institutes/centre-for-development-innovation/short-courses/Shortcourses2017/CDicourse_IPM_2017.htm

How to apply: http://www.wageningenur.nl/en/Expertise-Services/Research-Institutes/centre-for-development-innovation/short-courses/how-to-apply.htm

More information on fellowships: http://www.wageningenur.nl/en/Expertise-Services/Research-Institutes/centre-for-development-innovation/short-courses/scholarships.htm

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