Panama disease dominates the International Banana Congress

Panama disease dominates the I…


The main talk among the delegates assembling in Miami for the 6th International Banana Congress is about how to combat the Panama Disease – Fusarium Oxysporum, that is doing so...

Australian sheep flown to China for genetic breeding

Australian sheep flown to Chin…


Australian live export company Wellard exports 1,400 Australian Suffolk Sheep to China for meat breeding programme

Mobile apps to help Indonesian farmers

Mobile apps to help Indonesian…


The Indonesian government launches mobile apps to digitally empower farmers

Drones for disaster risk reduction in Philippines

Drones for disaster risk reduc…


The Philippines department of agriculture (DA) and the UN’s food and agriculture organisation (FAO) have launched drones to predict and reduce disaster risk in the agricultural sector

New tractor models added to Case IH range

New tractor models added to Ca…


Case IH has launched three new JXT tractor models below 50 hp, extending this tractor line to provide more compact solutions to farmers

‘Blue Growth’ to improve aquaculture and livelihood

‘Blue Growth’ to improve aquac…


The FAO has warned that the value and benefits of many coastal and inland fishery and aquaculture systems in APAC region will be compromised if the region does not move...

US$1mn for mapping Indonesian peatlands

US$1mn for mapping Indonesian …


The Indonesian Peat Prize competition has been organised to find and establish a national standard for mapping the country’s peat most efficiently

Pork opportunities in Taiwan, Vietnam and Phillippines

Pork opportunities in Taiwan, …


Taiwan, Vietnam and Philippines are emerging markets with promising opportunities for EU and US pork exporters, AHDB Pork said

Connecting farmers with modern market value chains

Connecting farmers with modern…


A UN FAO report has suggested that governments across the APAC region provide an enabling environment to support the integration outputs of poor, smallholder farmers into modern efficient value chains

APAC countries come together to set goals for food security

APAC countries come together t…


Governments from 46 Asia-Pacific countries have convened in Malaysia to consider corrective actions to safeguard the nutrition and well-being of this and future generations

Growing both food and fuel in a desert

Growing both food and fuel in …


The world’s first research facility to grow both food and fuel using desert lands irrigated by seawater has been opened on a two hectare site in Abu Dhabi, UAE

Chiang Mai Uni and East-West Seed collaborate for research

Chiang Mai Uni and East-West S…


East-West Seed and Thailand’s Chiang Mai University have signed an MoU for a five year research cooperation, to build on earlier collaborations between the two partners

Indonesia to import 200,000 cattle

Indonesia to import 200,000 ca…


The Indonesian government is preparing to import cattle in Q1 2016 in an effort to keep inflation within its three to five per cent target, according to Darmin Nasution, coordinating...

South Korea to reopen market for Canadian beef

South Korea to reopen market f…


South Korea is all set to resume beef imports from Canada, following the lifting of a temporary ban over BSE or mad cow disease

‘Fivefold increase in Indian seafood export in last 15 years’

‘Fivefold increase in Indian s…


The conference Aqua India 2016 was held this year for two days in January, focusing on the theme “Indian Aquaculture: Assuming Responsibilities & Adapting to Changes”

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