JIRCAS-NAFRI Collaborative workshop on "The Establishment of a Sustainable and Independent Farm Household Economy in Lao PDR", Lao Plaza Hotel, Vientiane.

country
Laos

Organized by

Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences

National Agriculture and Forestry Research Institute of Laos

National University of Laos

Date
2015-6-4(Thu)
Place

Lao Plaza Hotel, Vientiane

Program
08:30-09:00 Registration  
09:00-09:30

Opening Remarks

  • Dr. Masa Iwanaga, President, JIRCAS
  • Mr. Ryotaro Suzuki, Minister, Embassy of Japan
  • H. E. Dr. Phet Phomphiphak Vice minister of Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
  • Dr. Bounthong Bouahom, Director General, NAFRI
MC: Vongvilay Vongkhamsao
09:30-09:35 Award ceremony  
09:35-09:45 Photography  
09:40-10:00 ----- Coffee break -----  
10:00-10:40

Keynote Speech:

“Overview of agriculture and future direction in Lao PDR” -- From the viewpoint of the policy making---

Mr. Savanh HARNPHOM,

Deputy Director General of Planning and Cooperation Department of MAF

 
10:40-10:45

Objective of the workshop and outline of the project

Program Director: Masayoshi Saito (JIRCAS)

 
The Results of the Research Subjects part I (10:45-12:00)
10:45-11:00

“Introduction of the project site and its actual situation”

Masuo Ando (Utsunomiya University)

 
11:00-11:15

“Irrigation planning to improve productivity in lowland fields”

Hiroshi Ikeura (JIRCAS)

 
11:15-11:30

“Role of bat guano in the diversification and intensification of lowland systems in semi-mountainous areas of Lao PDR

Kazuyuki Matsuo (JIRCAS)

 
11:30-11:45

“Potential of low-input sustainable aquaculture and fisheries in Namueang – Applicable techniques and future prospects –”

Shinsuke Morioka (JIRCAS)

 
11:45-12:00

“Sustainable upland rice farming in rural village – Description and Challenges –”

Hidetoshi Asai (JIRCAS)

 
12:00-13:15 ---- Lunch ----  
13:15-13:30

“Cultivation Technologies to Address Constraints on Maize and Cassava Production”

Phanthasin Khanthavong (ARC)

 
13:30-13:45

“Low-cost and sustainable cattle production in Lao PDR”

Viengsakoun Napasirth (NUOL)

 
13:45-14:00

“Technical Prospects of Fruit Production in Lao PDR”

Naoko Kozai (JIRCAS)

 
14:00-14:15

“The Actual Usage of Non-Timber Forest Products in Rural Area in Lao PDR”

Kenichiro Kimura (JIRCAS)

 
14:15-14:30

“Significance of biological resources in daily meals”

Katsumi Hasada (JIRCAS)

 
14:30-14:45

“Scientific analysis of fermented fish paste (pa-daek)

Junichiro Marui (JIRCAS)

 
14:45-15:00 ----- Coffee break-----  

Future Direction and Strategy for the Development of the Agricultural Research in Lao PDR

(15:00-16:20)

MC: Kazuyuki Matsuo (JIRCAS)
15:00-15:20

1) Significance of the project and the remaining subjects Panelist 1:

Vongvilay Vongkhamsao, Deputy Head of Planning and Cooperation Division (NAFRI)

 
 

2) MAF strategy focusing on the agricultural research in Lao PDR Panelist 2:

Dr. Vangthong Phengvichith, Deputy Director General (NAFRI)

 
15:40-16:20 General Discussion

Kazuyuki Matsuo (JIRCAS)

Masuo Ando (Utsunomiya University)

16:20 Closing remarks  

 

Registration period