Post Congress Tours

ASC 2019 Post Congress Tour 1 GWG Batu ArangFarmVisit &Demo

  • Planting
  • Vegetables
  • Green field

Green World Genetics Sdn.Bhd (GWG) is one of the leading seed companiesin Malaysia as a food value chain organization who are also experts in research and development (R&D) of The tour package will include briefing onGWG Sdn. Bhd and its R&D activities; tours around the glass houses, farms and facilities anddemonstration.

ASC 2019 Post Congress Tour Registration Fee is $50 USD per delegate, inclusive of registration, transportation and lunch.

ASC 2019 POST CONGRESS TOUR 1 -AGENDA

TIME

ACTIVITIES

7.30 am

Depart from the KLCC

Arrive at GWG Batu ArangFarm

Briefing

Fields visit and demonstration

12.30 pm

Lunch

Tours around glasshouses and facilities

Demonstration

4.00 pm

Coffee / TeaBreak

Depart from GWG Batu Arang Farm

6.00 pm

Arrive at the hotel

Note:Tour agenda is tentative and subjected tochangeSecretariat will inform participants of any changes to agenda and when Final Program is confirmed.

ASC 2019 Post Congress Tour 2 GWG Cameron Highland Farm& Kampung Raja Farm Visit & Demonstration

Green World Genetics Sdn.Bhd (GWG) is one of the leading seed companies in Malaysia as a food value chain organization who are also experts in research and development (R&D) of seeds. GWG iswell-known for its' R&D for tropical hybrid seedsof fruits and vegetables.

GWG Cameron Highland Farm in Cameron Highland, Pahang is situated 260 km from Kuala Lumpur city centre and may take approximately 3.5 to 4 hours travel depending on traffic condition. On a 1.6 acres land, there are many varieties of commercial varieties of highland vegetables being cultivated such as tomatoes and highland crops.

Kampung Raja Farm is also situated in Cameron Highland which grows highland vegetables such as tomatoes, chillies, sweet peppers and leafy vegetables.

Participants also will stop by at the tea valley plantation to taste the fresh local tea and famous highland deserts in Cameron Highland Tea Valley.The package will include briefing, tours around the farms and facilities and demonstration.

ASC 2019 Post Congress Tour Registration Fee is $50 USD per delegate, inclusive of registration, transportation andlunch.

ASC 2019 POST CONGRESS TOUR 2-AGENDA

TIME

ACTIVITIES

6.30 am

Depart from the hotel (KLCC)

11.00 am

Lunch in Tapah

12.30 pm

Arrive in GWG Cameron Highland Farm

Briefing, fields visit and demonstration

12.30 pm

Depart to Kampung Raja Farm

5.30 pm

Briefing, fields visit and demonstration

Arrive in Tea Valley Plantation -free and easy

4.00 pm

Tea

Depart back to Kuala Lumpur

8.00 pm

Dinner in Tapah

12.00 am

Arrive in Kuala Lumpur

Note:Touragenda is tentative and subjected tochangeSecretariat will inform participants of any changes to agenda and when Final Program is confirmed.

ASC 2019 Post Congress Tour 3 MARCI Tour to MyGeneBank & CMDV

  • MyGene Bank
  • CMDV

MARDIunder the Ministry of Agriculture and Agrobased Industry (MOA)was established in 1969 with the main objectives of generating and promoting new, appropriate and efficient technologies towards the advancement of the food, agriculture, food and agro-based industries.

In relation to seed industry, MARDI has established two seed genebanks for conservation and utilisation of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture. One of the genebanks issituated in MARDI Seberang Perai, Penang which is called as theNational Rice Genebank. Another genebankin Serdang, Selangor called theNational Agrofood Genebank or known as MyGeneBank™was established in 2014. The participants will have the opportunity to visit the MyGeneBank™complex and its facilities including herbariums, seed storage rooms and laboratories (including cryopreservation lab).

The tour package will include briefingsonMARDI, MyGeneBank™and CMDVand theirR&D activities; tours around the facilities anddemonstrations.

  • • National Agrofood Genebank (MyGeneBank™) Visit & Demo

  • • Centre for Molecular Discovery and Validation (CMDV) Visit & Demo

ASC 2019 POST CONGRESS TOUR 3-AGENDA

TIME

ACTIVITIES

7.30am

Depart from the hotel (KLCC)

8.30 am

Arrive at MyGeneBank™complex

Briefing

10.00am

Tea

10.35am

Visit to the herbariums, laboratories and seed storage rooms

Demonstration

12.30pm

Lunch

Depart to CMDV

2.00 pm

Briefing

Visit to the CMDV laboratories and facilities

Demonstration

4.00 pm

Tea

Depart back to KLCC

Note:Tour agenda is tentative and subjected tochangeSecretariat will inform participantsof any changes to agenda and when Final Program is confirmed.

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