2nd Regional Forum on Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Asia and the Pacific

-          Enabling Environment for Custom Hiring of Agricultural Machinery

9-11 September 2014, Serpong, Indonesia

Tuesday, 9 September  2014
16:00 每 16:20 Opening of the 2nd Regional Forum of CSAM 
Moderator: Dr. Astu Unadi 
Welcoming remarks
-          Dr. Haryono, Director General, Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development (IAARD), Ministry of Agriculture of Indonesia (5 minutes)
Opening remarks 
-          Mr. Marc Proksch, Chief, Business and Development Section, Trade and Investment Division, ESCAP(5 minutes)
-          Mr. LI Hong, Permanent Representative of China to ESCAP, Permanent Mission of the People*s Republic of China to the ESCAP (5 minutes)
16:20 每 17:20 Keynote Speeches
Moderator: Dr. Astu Unadi 
Enabling Environtment for Custom Hiring of Agricultural Machinery in Indonesia by Dr. Astu Unadi, Director, Indonesian Centre for Agricultural Engineering Research and Development (ICAERD), Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development (IAARD), Ministry of Agriculture of Indonesia (10 minutes)
Keynote Presentation by Mr. Zhao Bing, Head, CSAM, ESCAP (10 minutes)
Custom Hiring of Agricultural Machinery by Ms. Rosa Rolle, Senior Agro-Industries and Post-harvest Officer, FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (10 minutes)
Custom Hiring Services for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization by Dr. Gajendra Singh, Adjunct Professor, Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) (10 minutes)

Keynote Presentation by  Dr. Sandro Liberatori, General Director, ENAMA (10 minutes)
17:20 每 17:40 Photo Session
19:00 - 21:00 Welcome Dinner
Wednesday, 10 September 2014
08:30 每 10:00 Session I: Country Review (This session is to review the policies and practices of custom hiring in member countries, to share experiences and lessons learned.)
Moderator: Mr. Marc Proksch

Mechanization Status and Enabling Environment for Custom Hiring of Agricultural Machinery in Bangladesh
Dr. Ahmmed Sultan, Director Member (NRM), Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC), Bangladesh (15 minutes)
Agricultural Mechanization in Cambodia  by Mr. Saruth Chan, Director, Department of Agricultural engineering/GDA, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Cambodia (15 minutes)
The Status and Strategy on China*s Custom Hiring of Agricultural Machinery by Li Sihua, Division Director, Department of Agricultural Mechanization, Ministry of Agriculture (MOA), P. R. China
-       Mr. Epeli Kaulotu Narisia, Senior Mechanical Engineer, Ministry of Labour/Risk Engineering, Fiji (15 minutes)

Custom Hiring Of Agricultural Machinery In India  by Dr. Kanchan Singh, Assistant Director General (Engineering), Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), India (15 minutes)
Country Presentation of Iran by Mr. Ali Naserinezhad, Director, Agricultural Machinery Testing Division, Agricultural Mechanization Development Center, Ministry of Jihad-e-Agriculture, Iran
-          Q&A (20 minutes)
10:00 每 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 每 12:00 Session I: Country Review (continued)
Moderator: Dr. Kanchan Singh 

Lao PDR Country Paper - Current Status of Agriculture Mechanization and Marketing  by Mr. Khamouane Khamphoukeo, Director, Division of Cooperatives and Agribusiness, Department of Agriculture Extension and Cooperative (DAEC), Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Lao (15 minutes)
  Enabling Environment for Custom Hiring of Agricultural Machinery by Mr. Sarif Hashim Sarif Hassan, Researcher, Malaysia Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), Malaysia (15 minutes)
 Agricultural Machinery and Custom Hiring Policy by Mr. Galsanbuyan Demchigdorj, Deputy Director, Crop Supporting Fund, Agricultural Machinery Division, Ministry of Food and Agriculture and Light Industry, Mongolia  (15 minutes)

Nepal Country Presentation by Mr. Shreemat Shrestha, Division Chief, Agricultural Engineering Division, Nepal Agricultural Research Council (15 minutes)
Pakistan Country Presentation by Dr. Syed Ghazanfar Abbas, Director (Farm Mechanization), Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), Pakistan (15 minutes)
-          Q&A (20 minutes)
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 每 14:45 Session I: Country Review (continued)
Moderator: Dr. Syed Ghazanfar Abbas 
Country presentation
-          Mr. Evgenii Korchevoi, Director, Russian association of agricultural machinery manufacturers, Russia (15 minutes)

Status of Custom Hiring System of Farm Machinery in Sri Lanka by Dr. M.H.M.A. Bandara, Chief Engineer, Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture, Sri Lanka (15 minutes)
Country Presentation - Thailand by Mr. Viboon Thepent, Senior Agricultural Engineering Specialist, Agricultural Engineering Research Institute (AERI),Department of Agriculture (DOA), Ministry of Agricultural and Cooperative (MOAC), Thailand(15 minutes)
Enabling Environment for Custom Hiring of Agricultural Machinery in the Philippines by Rossana Marie C. Amongo, PhD, Director and Program Coordinator and Maria Victoria L. Larona, PhD, University Researcher II, Agricultural Mechanization Development Program Institute of Agricultural Engineering College of Engineering and Agro-industrial Technology, UP Los Baños (15 minutes)
Custom Hiring of Agricultural Machinery in Vietnam by Mr. Nguyen Quoc Viet, Head, Department of Science, Training and International Cooperation, Vietnam Institute of Agricultural Engineering and Post-harvest Technology, Vietnam (15 minutes)
-          Q&A (20 minutes)
14:45 每 15:00 Coffee Break
15:00 每 16:00 Session IICase studies by practitioners (This session is to share and identify best practices of custom hiring.)
Moderator: Dr. Gajendra Singh 

 Present Status of Custom Hiring of Agricultural Machinery in Bangladesh by Engr. Md. Humayun Kabir, Business Development Manager, the Metal (Pvt.) Ltd., Dhaka (10 minutes)
Beijing Xing Nong Tian Li Agricultural Machinery Service Cooperative by Mr. Chen Ling, Chairman, Beijing Xingnong Tianli Agricultural Machinery Cooperative (10 minutes)

Pay for Use - for Affordable Farm Mechanization by Mr. Vikram Aditya Ahuja, Director, Zamindara Farmsolutions PVT. Ltd. India (10 minutes)
 Presentation by  Indonesian representative (10 minutes)
  Experience in Custom Hiring of Farm Machinery in Sri Lanka by Mr. Seyad Ahamad Anwar, Agro Service (Pvt) Ltd, Irakkamam, Sri Lanka (10 minutes)
-          Q&A (10 minutes)
16:00 每 17:30 Session III Panel Discussion (This session is to open dialogues and discussions among the representatives on the following topics )
Moderator: Dr. M.H.M.A. Bandara & Mr. Zhao Bing 

-          How to create enabling environment for custom hiring of agricultural machinery?
-          What could be done at the regional level to promote "Custom Hiring"?
17:30 每 18:00 Wrap up and Closing
Thursday, 11 September, 2014
08:00 - 09:30 Visit ICAERD 
09:30 每 11:00 On-site Demonstration
11:00 - 12:00 Visit the Mini Agricultural Exhibition
12:00 每 13:00 Lunch


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