TOF for Farmer Leaders and Extension Staff, 16 - 20 June 2014, Kundasang, Sabah Malaysia
Training course on sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures for cocoa production held in Kundasang, Sabah for 34 participants

A total of 34 participants comprising of farmer leaders (22) and local extension agents (12) in Sabah convened at the Mount Kinabalu Heritage Resort & SPA, Kundasang, Sabah, Malaysia on 16 August 2014 for a training course on sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures for cocoa production

Resource persons
  • Dr. Soetikno S. Sastroutomo, Supervisor (CABI)
  • Mrs. Nazmiah Mohd. Duin (Leader), Master Facilitator, (MCB)
  • Mr. Edwin Mujin, Master Facilitator, (MCB)
  • Mr. Mohd. Yusuf Ishak, Master Facilitator, (MCB)
  • Mr. Leonardo Regino, Master Facilitator, (MCB)
TOF curriculum for farmer leaders & extension staff

They were 20 topics related to cocoa agronomy, post-harvest, and pest and disease management. Both theory and practical aspects of the topics were given:

  • Project background
  • What is TOMF?
  • Constraints to cocoa production in Malaysia and globally
  • Cocoa safety regulations and SPS
  • Food safety and HACCP
  • Major pests and diseases of cocoa and its management
  • Shade management, pruning and its relationship with disease management
  • Fertiliser application in cocoa
  • Cocoa farm sanitation
  • Pest Application Technology (PAT) in cocoa
  • GAP in cocoa
  • Harvesting, pod storage and breaking
  • Fermentation and drying
  • Grading and storage
  • Cocoa cropping calendar
  • Biology and life cycle of major diseases and insect pests
  • Cocoa ecosystem
  • AESA
  • Insect and disease zoos
  • Breaking pods, fermentation and drying
  • Spraying with dyes
Site map
CocoaSafe - Capacity building and Knowledge Sharing in SPS for Cocoa in Southeast Asia
Partner Links
Links & References
Project executing agency
Project advisory agency
Project partners
Project funder
Contact us
Project manager
Block A19, MARDI 43400, Serdang,
Selangor, Malaysia
Website administrator
Block A19, MARDI 43400, Serdang,
Selangor, Malaysia
© 2015 CocoaSafe. All rights reserved.