Our Mission: To address issues and concerns relevant to organic inspectors, to provide quality inspector training, and
to promote consistency and integrity in the organic certification process.

IOIA Onsite Training Schedule


November 11 - 15, 2019 - Chungju-si, Korea
Basic Organic Crop Training

December 4 - 5, 2019 - Chungju-si, Korea
EFA Update Training

January 13 - 17, 2020 - Hong Kong
Basic Organic Crop Course

January 15 - 17, 2020 - Thailand
Advanced Inspector Training - Grower Groups


January 18 - 19, 2020 - Hong Kong
Aquaculture Workshop


November 11-15, 2019 - Chungju-si, Korea
Basic Organic Crop Training

IOIA and Isidor Sustainability Research Institute will cosponsor a 4.5 day Basic Organic Crop Inspection Training using the Korea Organic Regulation as a reference. The Basic Crop course will be given in Korean language and held in Chungju-si, Korea: November 11-15, 2019. For enquiries, please contact Saetbyul Lee, phone:  +82-10-3840-3086                Fax: +82-043-845-9793
Email: saetbyul821@gmail.com


December 4-5, 2019 Chungju-si, Korea
EFA Update Training

IOIA and Isidor Sustainability Research Institute will cosponsor a 2 day EFA Update – Organic Crop Inspection as Process Certification Training using the Korea Organic Regulation as a reference. The training will be given in Korean language and held in Chungju-si, Korea: December 4-5, 2019. For enquiries, please contact Saetbyul Lee, phone:  +82-10-3840-3086  
Fax: +82-043-845-9793 Email: saetbyul821@gmail.com


January 2020 - Hong Kong
January 13-17 Basic Crop Course
January 18-19 Aquaculture Workshop


IOIA and Hong Kong Organic Resource Centre (HKORC) will cosponsor a 4.5 day Basic Organic Crop Inspection Course as well as a 1.5 day Organic Aquaculture Workshop. The courses are using the HKORC-Cert Organic Standards as a reference and will be held at Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, PRC. The courses will be given in English.

Basic Organic Crop Inspection Course January 13-17, 2020.  
             
Organic Aquaculture Workshop January 18-19, 2020.

Application forms and more information about the courses will be available at the website of HKORC at www.hkbu.edu.hk. For enquiries, please contact Samantha Ko or Cecily Wong. Email: samanthako@hkbu.edu.hk  /  cecilywong@hkbu.edu.hk
Phone: (852) 3411 2542 / (852) 3411 6670  Fax: (852) 3411 2373


January 15 - 17, 2020 Chiang Mai, Thailand
Advanced Inspector Training: Grower Group Inspection

IOIA's Asia Pacific Committee will sponsor Advanced Inspector Training for Grower Group Inspection at Chiang Mai, Thailand. This training will include a review of standards requirements for grower groups and key technique for inspections. The target of this training is to develop the skill of inspectors for grower groups. This training is also helpful for farm managers and internal inspectors of grower groups. Reviewers and coordinators at Certification Bodies could also gain additional knowledge about conducting a grower group inspection and improve their risk analysis.

The course will be conducted in English.

This training is an advanced inspector training course, developed and delivered to improve the competence of organic inspectors in Asia and the Pacific region. Participants in IOIA Advanced Inspector Training courses must meet course acceptance criteria, including prior completion of inspector training and experience in inspection or reviews for at least 2 years.

The moderator for these 3 days is Isidor Yu (IOIA qualified trainer), with expert presenters Vitoon Panyakul and Sandeep Bhargava. All of them are knowledgeable in Asian Agriculture and the difficulties of control in grower groups. IOIA trainings offer a lot of concrete case studies and working with participants during each session.

Deadline to apply is January 4, 2020.

Detailed info including agenda and registration - Please read before registering!

APC Advanced Training - Grower Groups: REGISTER HERE