TFNet to organise workshop with AOAD and Sudan Department of Horticulture

A workshop on tropical fruit postharvest management and pest and disease control will be held in Khartoum, Sudan in February 2013, jointly organized by TFNet, The Arab Organisation for Agricultural Development (AOAD), and the Sudan Department of Horticulture.   The workshop was discussed during a meeting between TFNet CEO Yacob Ahmad and AOAD Director General […]

TFNet to collaborate with CIRDAP in future programmes

DHAKA, BANGLADESH: TFNet CEO Yacob Ahmad and Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP) Director General Dr. Cecep Effendi began talks on future joint programmes and projects on 19 November 2012. Activities such as capacity strengthening workshops are set to be implemented on member States by 2013.   CIRDAP is an intergovernmental centre […]

Growing tropical fruits in arid Sudan

Though it lies in the Tropics, Sudan’s climate ranges from arid in the North to tropical in the South West.   Arid and semi- arid areas are characterised by erratic and low precipitation of 700 mm per annum, experience periodic drought, poor vegetation and poor soils. The area north of the Khartoum, Sudan receives an […]