TFNet CEO visits Fiji’s Tropical Fruit Industries

TFNet CEO Dr. Mohd Desa Haji Hassim visited fruit production areas and markets in Fiji on 22-23 August 2015, including the Legalega Research Station in Nadi and the Sigatoka Research Station in Sigatoka.   The visit aimed to observe the activities... 

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TFNet holds its 6th General Assembly in Sri Lanka

The Sixth General Assembly (GA) of the International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet)... 

September 3, 2015 | Continue »

Sri Lanka hosts TFNet International Symposium on Production and Marketing of Tropical Fruits

The International Symposium on “Sustainable Production and Marketing of Tropical... 

September 3, 2015 | Continue »

International Symposium on the ‘King of Fruits’

  Article contributed by Yacob Ahmad   The Durian, also known as the King... 

June 24, 2015 | Continue »

TFNet welcomes Dr. Mohd Desa Haji Hassim as new CEO

The International Tropical Fruits Network has appointed Dr. Mohd Desa Haji Hassim... 

June 6, 2015 | Continue »

Tropical fruit symposium to be held in Sri Lanka

  UPDATE: For more information about the Symposium, click here.   Developing... 

May 28, 2015 | Continue »

Workshop on Market Access for Tropical Fruits held in Sudan

The workshop on ‘Enhancing Market Access for Tropical Fruits in East Africa and... 

March 13, 2015 | Continue »

Minimal processing grants Malaysian tropical fruits access to various markets

Minimal processing of fruits is becoming popular due to the increasing consumer preference... 

January 29, 2015 | Continue »

Supply chain and marketing workshop aims to improve agriculture in Myanmar

A knowledge sharing workshop on ‘Supply Chain and Marketing of Agricultural Crops’... 

December 24, 2014 | Continue »

TFNet joins consultation workshop on banana Fusarium wilt at the FAO Headquarters

The global banana industry, is currently under threat from a wilt disease caused... 

December 24, 2014 | Continue »

FAO, TFNet, BAPNET hold side event on Banana Fusarium Wilt TR4 in Rome

The banana wilt disease caused by the fungus Fusarium oxysporium cubense (Foc) Tropical... 

October 29, 2014 | Continue »

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Jackfruit finds a company

by Shree Padre, Kannur   After studying India’s scattered jackfruit industry... 

November 19, 2015 | Continue »

PHOTOS: Delicious Vietnamese fruit for export

Source: Vietnam Net                            ... 

September 30, 2015 | Continue »

PHOTOS: Processed jackfruit products

by Shree Padre   1. Pathanamthitta CARD KVK has standardized a dozen technologies... 

September 4, 2015 | Continue »

Banana Fusarium Wilt: Return of the Catastrophic Plant Disease

Based on a presentation by Dr. Altus Viljoen during the TFNet Workshop on ‘Enhancing... 

May 12, 2015 | Continue »

India’s Unique Treasure: Red Fleshed Jackfruit

‘Toobugere Jackfruit Growers Association’ of  Karnataka , India, is the only... 

January 14, 2015 | Continue »

Research Needs to Align with Commercial Practice: Alternative Concept for Market Access Protocol

The main challenges in developing tropical fruit for the export market are to ensure... 

November 20, 2014 | Continue »

Strategy for Combating Fusarium Wilt in Bananas through Conventional Breeding, GMOs and Cultivation Techniques

Currently banana is grown on an area of 300,000 ha in China, with Guangdong province... 

November 20, 2014 | Continue »

Lychee production in Vietnam

The Lychee (Litchi chinensis) is cultivated in China, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand,... 

July 3, 2014 | Continue »

Rose apple: crunchy and refreshing tropical fruit

The name rose apple may refer to any of the following fruits in the Syzygium species,... 

June 12, 2014 | Continue »

Soursop: beyond the fruit juice

Prized for its delectable taste and juicy pulp, soursop is a popular fruit in South... 

April 28, 2014 | Continue »

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