Refresher Course: Participatory approaches for Integrated Crop Management in Tropical Horticultural Crops
Location: Kerala, India
Dates: 24 October – 4 November 2011
Integrated Crop Management (ICM) is seen as a holistic approach for addressing aspects of soil, water, nutrients, pests/diseases and post-harvest management. Optimizing ICM and applying Good Agricultural Practices will improve competitiveness of small holder producers and enhance rural livelihoods.
This refresher course presents experiences on new developments, concepts and innovative approaches to promote sustainable development of horticultural supply chains. It will focus on the innovations that can support small holder producers to improve market access and competitiveness. Opportunities for public-private partnerships related to sustainable sourcing of horticultural produce will be discussed. Through relevant case studies the methodology to develop and implement improved practices will be illustrated.
The course includes an excursion programme to demonstrate innovative developments in the horticultural sector in India.
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Suzanne van der Wielen
Project Support Department
Centre for Development Innovation
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