Webinar Programme Meeting Nov 3, 2020

Time Topics Remarks
13:30 - 14:30 Introduction of FAW Regional Webinars Moderator: Kris Wyckhuys
Short Opening Statements (5 mins., total) Yubak Dhoj GC/FAO, Marut Jatiket/ Thai Education Foundation
Overview/regional status report of FAW, IPM and Biological Control in Asia (15 mins.) Kris Wyckhuys, Chrysalis
FAO FAW Global action plan with focus on Asia (15 mins.) Buyung Hadi/ FAO-HQ
Introduction to FAMEWS (10 mins.) Jean Rwaburindi/ FAO-HQ
Introduction to ASEAN FAW Action Plan (10 mins.) Alison Watson/ Grow Asia
14:30 – 15:30 Status and Innovations in FAW IPM and Biological Control in Asia: Development of IPM strategy and use of Bio Control for FAW Moderator: Kris Wyckhuys
Experiences from Philippines: (15-20 mins.) Ms. Wilma Cuaterno, BPI Crop Protection, John Paul D. Maminta, CPMD-Bureau of Plant Industry, Ivan James S. Pintokasan, Regulatory Division,DA-RFO 12
Experiences from India: (15-20 mins.) N. Bakthavatsalam, ICAR – Bangalore National Bureau of Agric. Insect Resources
Experiences from China: IPM-compatible technologies and delivery systems (15-20 mins.) Wang Zhenying, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
15:30 – 15:45 Summary of the Grow Asia / CABI Webinar series on FAW biological control Allison Watson/ Grow Asia, Malvika Chaudhary/ CABI
15:45 – 16:00 Q&A and ways forward

Time Topics Remarks
13:30 - 13:45 Recap and Session Introduction: Getting strategies out in the field and Used by Farmers Moderator: Jan Willem Ketelaar
13:45 -15:00 Experiences from selected Asian countries on field implementation of national FAW-IPM/Bio control R&D and Training programmes
AP Region: Summary on status of FAW, national policies, management efforts, innovations, capacity building/training, implementation challenges (15 minutes summary presentation based on submissions by countries of responses to baseline study/questionnaire) Kris Wyckhuys, Chrysalis
Thailand: FAW IPM management strategies, policies, video on biocontrol efforts, rearing process and results to date (Presentation & video, 20 minutes total) Thailand: by Woranad Khokyen, Siros, Suwanmanee, Sunisa Pewrumpai, DoAE-Thailand
Lao PDR: FAW monitoring, management advice, biocontrol and farmer training (short presentation and video, 15 minutes total) Laos: Dr. Pheophanh (NAFRI)
Bangladesh: FAW monitoring, management and farmer advice/training (video, 10 minutes) and updates Bangladesh: Timothy Joseph KRUPNIK
Q&A (15 minutes)
15:00 – 16:15 Panel Discussion: Getting the FAW Management strategies out to the field
With discussion focused on the following themes/questions:
Moderator: Marjon Fredrix
  •      Training in times of COVID: online and field-based learning in FFS. Experiences, challenges, finding the right kind of mix
  •      What do farmers need to manage FAW? Differences between place of maize in farming system: commercial (contract) growing of maize, maize for food production? Implications for training strategies?
  •      Gaps related to making biocontrol work for farmers? This could include issues of availability, access, reliability, efficacy, costs, etc)
Panel members:
Pheareak Chinh, Cambodia, Wilma Cuaterno, Philippines,
Kris Wyckhuys, Vietnam and Andrew Bartlett from Laos.
16:15 – 16:30 Session Conclusion/Wrap Up and getting ready for 3rd and final webinar session #3 Jan William Ketelaar

Time Topics Remarks
13:30 – 15:00 Training strategies and activities (incl. TOT and FFS), curricula and support learning materials for ecological FAW management Moderator: Dada Abubakar
Introduction to session (10 mins.)
Farmer Field School and education for ecological FAW management with farmers (15 mins.)
Q&A (5 mins.)
Anne Sophie Poisot, FAO
Digital technologies and their potential integration in farmer training schemes (15 mins.)
Q&A (5 mins.)
Paul Van Mele, Access Agriculture
Break out group discussions: Training strategies and activities, curricula and support learning materials for ecological FAW management (15 mins.)
Plenary: Report out on outputs of group discussions (15 mins.)
Introduction to available guidance and FFS materials on FAW at global and regional levels and exploring what more is needed (5 mins.) + VN materials
Summary (5 mins.)
15:00 – 16:30 Moving forward
Moderator: Anne Sophie Poisot