Powerpoint presentations for Workshop on ‘Enhancing Market Access for Tropical Fruits in East Africa and GCC Countries through Quality Improvement, Proper Post Harvest Handling and Pest and Disease Management’

1. Overview on Global Tropical Fruit Production and Trade: Issues and Challenges Yacob Ahmad 2. Quality Assurance, Food Safety and Standards for Market Opportunities in Tropical Fruits Abu-Bakr Ali Abu-Goukh 3. Postharvest Management Practices in Tropical Fruits for Market Access Kahil S. Yousif 4. Fruit fly management practices on tropical fruit in Africa Talal S. […]

Slides for presentations delivered on The International Symposium on “Developing research to enhance market demand and profitability of tropical fruits” held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 14 August 2014

1.  Research needs to align with commercial practice – Alternative concept for mango market access protocol Bob C. Williams Director of Plant Industries, Darwin, Australia 2. Research and development in addressing the challenges in market expansion of Malaysian fruits Zabedah Mahmood Research Officer, Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute, Malaysia 3. A challenge of technology adoption for […]

Side Event on ‘Mitigating and adaptation measures for the control of banana Fusarium Wilt TR4, including the successful development of resistant cultivars’

International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet), together with FAO and support by experts from the Banana Asia Pacific Network (BAPNET ) held a side event during the 70th Session of the Committee on Commodity Problems at the Iran Room, FAO headquarters, Rome, Italy on 7 October 2014. The theme of the side event was ‘Mitigating and Adaptation Measures […]

Proceedings of the ‘International Symposium on Superfruits: Myth or Truth?’

The first “International Symposium on Superfruits: Myth or Truth?” was held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on 1-3 July 2013, organized by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet), and Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnam (MARD). Ninety participants from 18 countries attended the symposium, including […]

Report of the 4th Board of Trustees Meeting 2011

Date: 26 – 28 July 2011 Venue: Bandung, West Java, Indonesia Report of the 4th Board of Trustees Meeting 2011 – Download   Presentations   Fruit Tree Production in Sudan – Dr. Elshiekh Badreldeen, Director General of Department of Horticulture, Khartoum, Sudan. Download Present Status of Fruit Industry in Vietnam – Dr. Trinh KhacQuang, Director, […]

Workshop on Enhancing Participation in the Value Chain and Establishing Links to the Market for Tropical Fruit Smallholders in Africa in Lagos, Nigeria from 28-29 April 2011

International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet), in collaboration with Common Fund for Commodities (CFC), Amsterdam, National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT), Nigeria, and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations organized a workshop on ‘Enhancing Participation in the Value Chain and Establishing Links to the Market for Tropical Fruit Smallholders in Africa’ from 28-29 April […]

Workshop on ‘Integrated Approaches in Banana Disease Management’, Serdang, Malaysia, 22 March 2011

International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet), Department of Agriculture, Malaysia and Malaysia Agriculture Research Development Institute (MARDI) jointly organised a workshop on ‘Integrated Approaches in Banana Disease Management’ at the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park, Serdang, Malaysia on 22 March 2011. Banana plantations in Malaysia have been severely affected by Fusarium wilt and Moko diseases and effective […]