TROPED 2018 releases second announcement, including keynote speakers

  Oh behalf of the executive committee, we are are inviting you to attend the International Conference on Tropical Fruits Pests and Diseases (TROPED 2018) on 25-27 September 2018 at the Le Meridien Hotel, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.   Bearing the theme “Sustainable Solutions for Tropical Fruits Pests and Diseases,”  TROPED 2018 is organized by the […]

Fiji to host 11th TFNet BOT Meeting and ISTF2017

The Government of Fiji and the International Tropical Fruits Network are organizing the International Symposium on Tropical Fruits (ISTF2017) and the 11th TFNet Board of Trustees Meeting on 23-26 October 2017 in the Tanoa International Hotel, Nadi, Fiji.   Bearing the theme “Food Security amidst a Changing Climate: Towards a Sustainable and Resilient Tropical Fruit […]

Philippines to host ISTF2016 in Davao City

  The International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet), the Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Plant Industry, Philippines (BPI), and the PhilFruits Association, Inc. (PFA) are jointly organizing the International Symposium on Tropical Fruits: Towards Sustainable Fruit Production and Global Food Security (ISTF2016) on 29 August-03 September 2016 in Davao City, Philippines.   The symposium aims […]

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 […]

TFNet to host international symposium on tropical fruits in Malaysia

  According to FAO, World production and trade of fresh tropical fruit is expected to expand over the next decade. Developing countries account for about 98 percent of total production, while developed countries account for 80 percent of world import trade. The major tropical fruits, mango, pineapples, papaya and avocado account for approximately 75 percent […]

KSA date palm researchers visit Malaysia, review adaptable oil palm tech

Date palm is the most important fruit in the Saudi Arabian culture, being a staple food with historical and religious significance. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is currently the second largest producer of date palm in the world with 23 million trees across 172,000 ha, producing 1.3 million tonnes. Most of the production is […]

Study Visit on Tropical Fruit Production and Processing with Officials from Ministry of Agriculture, Saudi Arabia

Led by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) representative Dr. Hassan M. Ali Dinar, a group of delegates from the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Agriculture will attend a study tour in Malaysia on 1-12 March 2014.   The study tour is organized by International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet) and will cover public […]

Phil. Bureau of Plant Industry and TFNet to conduct a workshop on minor tropical fruits

DAVAO CITY, MINDANAO: The Philippine Bureau of Plant Institute and TFNet will hold a workshop on Value Chain Enhancements to Improve Market Access for Minor Tropical Fruits in the Philippines on 3-4 October 2012 at the Grand Regal Hotel.   Participants will include extension officers, researchers, and the private sector from the Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam, […]

China to host ISTSF 2012 and 5th Session of the TFNet General Assembly

GUANGZHOU, CHINA: Preparations for the 5th International Symposium on Tropical and Subtropical Fruits (5th ISTSF) to be held in Hua Tai Hotel, Guangzhou, China on 18-20 June 2012 are well underway. It is the foremost