TFNet hires two new officers

TFNet has filled the Technical Officer and Project Officer positions with Dorothy Chandrabalan as Technical Officer and Arifurrahman Rusman, respectively. We are looking forward to work with them!   Here are their bios:   Dorothy Chandrabalan – Technical Officer dorothy[at]itfnet[dot]org   Arifurrahman Rusman – Project Officer arif[at]itfnet[dot]org

CANADA: Aloha! Meet the Ontario man who created pineapple pizza

In a fit of fancy over half a century ago, Sam Panopoulos and his brother tossed some canned pineapple onto a pizza in their southwestern Ontario restaurant.   Little did he know he would be inventing one of the most popular – and divisive and debated – pizzas in the world, one that recently grabbed […]

TFNet CEO pays courtesy visits in Bangladesh

Dr. Desa Hassim, CEO of TFNet paid courtesy visits to Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC) on 6 February 2017 and Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP) and South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) and Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) on 10 February 2017,          

Study visit to Thailand held for the Malaysian Government

TFNet organized a study visit on “Technology Acquisition on Agricultural Machinery and Postharvest Technology in Thailand” on 31 Jan – 4 Feb 2017.   The study visit was organised upon request by the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA), Malaysia for 14 officers from the Department of Agriculture (DOA) of Malaysia on ‘Technology Acquisition on Agriculture Machinery […]

MEXICO: In avocado country, Mexicans not afraid of Trump tariff threats

Avocado farmers in the rolling hillsides of Mexico’s Michoacan state are not worried for now by U.S. President Donald Trump’s threats to tear up a trade deal which could make the favorite snack of Super Bowl viewers more expensive.   Americans will chomp through huge amounts of avocados mashed into guacamole during the Super Bowl […]