TFNet / CIRDAP collaboration MOU signed in Hanoi, Vietnam

One of the recent issues regarding agriculture is the growing concern of climate change, which is affecting food production therefore affecting food security. Besides grain crops and staples, fruits, especially tropical fruits have been singled out as important food crops that need to be improved and developed to complement and enhance food security and nutrition, […]

TFNet to participate in “Informal Technical Consultation on Banana Fusarium Wilt TR4 during CCP”“

TFNet has been invited to participate in the “Informal Technical Consultation on Banana Fusarium TR4 during CCP” on 8 October 2014 at the Food and Agriculture Organization Office  in Rome, Italy.   This consultation will be a follow up of TFNet’s side event panel “Mitigating and adaptation measures for the control of banana fusarium wilt […]

TFNet to hold side event at FAO’s 70th CCP meeting

  Bearing the theme ‘Mitigating and adaptation measures for the control of banana Fusarium Wilt Tropical Race Four (TR4), including the successful development of resistant cultivars’, TFNet will hold a side event at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 70th Committee on Commodity Problems (CCP) meeting in FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy […]

CHINA to open its doors for Costa Rican pineapples ‘within four months’

Costa Rica should see its first China-bound pineapple shipment ‘within the next four months’, following a successful visit by Chinese authorities to the Central American country.   Three officials from China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) ended a 1.5-week visit to Costa Rica last Wednesday, having conducted a full audit of […]