TFNet CEO Dr. Desa to Speak in KRI’s Brown Bag Seminar Series

TFNet Chief Executive Officer Dr. Desa Hassim is invited to speak in the Khazanah Research Institute’s Brown Bag Seminar Series at the Kutub Kanah room on 18 May 2017. The presentation starts at 12:00 pm and is expected to end at 2:00 pm.   The topic of the brown bag seminar is ”Malaysia: Current Scenario and [...]

TFNet joins CIRDAP’s 32nd Technical Committee Meeting in Bangladesh

 The Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP) held its Thirty Second Technical Committee Meeting (TC-32) at Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development (BARD) in Comilla, Bangladesh on 3rd May 2017.

International Tropical Fruits Symposium 2017 and 10th TFNet BOT to be held in Fiji

Following the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, countries globally have increasingly made commitments towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).   The rise in population and affluence translates to a rise in the demand for well-balanced diets and the need for nutritious food to be made available and accessible to all levels of society for [...]

TFNet supports Agri Malaysia 2017

Agri Malaysia 2017 is an international exhibition organized by Expoglobe and One International Exhibition to be held on 28nd – 24th September 2016 at the Setia City Convention Center, Shah Alam, Malaysia. It is supported by the International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet), the Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry (MOA) and its agencies, and the [...]

TFNet and NIEW Malaysia organize a Workshop on Agri-Food Business for Women Entrepreneurs

The International Tropical Fruit Network (TFNet) and the NAM Institute for the Empowerment of Women (NIEW) Malaysia organized a training workshop on Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Agri-Food Business Through Tropical Fruits Value Chain from 29 November to 2 December 2016.     The Workshop was attended by 26 participants from Malaysia, Indonesia, India, and Cambodia representing [...]

Public lecture on tech transfer and adoption to be held in Malaysia

The Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) is organizing a public lecture on the “Impact of Technology Transfer, Commercialization, and Technology Adoption in Horticulture Crops” on 11th October 2016 at the Faculty of Agriculture in UPM, supported by the International Tropical Fruits Network, The International Society for Southeast Asian Agricultural Sciences, and Persatuan Perkhidmatan Pegawai Pertanian. The [...]

TFNet to host seminar on data driven agriculture

A one-day seminar on “Data Driven Agriculture” will be held on 12th October 2016 at the International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet) Headquarters, organized by TFNet in cooperation with the Malaysian Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry, PESSL Instruments, GEOSYS International, Elite Scientific Instruments, Universiti Putra Malaysia, and Crops for the Future Research Centre.   The seminar [...]

TFNet supports Agri Malaysia 2016

Agri Malaysia 2016 is an international exhibition organized by Expoglobe and One International Exhibition to be held on 22nd – 24th September 2016 at the Melaka International Trade Center, Malaysia. It is supported by the International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet), the Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry (MOA) and its agencies, and the private sector. [...]

TFNet holds workshop on Revitalizing the Malaysian Tropical Fruit Industry

  The workshop on Revitalizing the Malaysian Tropical Fruit Industry: Enhancing Linkages among Small-Scale Producers and Others Stakeholders in the Value Chain was held at the Institute Pengurusan Peladang in Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia on 8-10 August 2016. The workshop was organized by TFNet and supported by the Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry, Malaysia.   [...]

TFNet CEO to attend regional meeting on banana

GUANGZHOU, CHINA: TFNet CEO Mohd Desa Hassim will attend the Banana Asia Pacific Network (BAPNET) steering committee meeting on 23-26 August 2016 at the Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences (GDAAS).   The meeting will review the status of the occurrence, threat, and impact of Fusarium Wilt Tropical Race 4 (Foc TR4) in the Asia Pacific [...]

TFNet joins FAO/AFMA workshop on PPPs for agro-industrial development

TFNet CEO Dr. Desa Hassim participated in the Regional Training Workshop on Agribusiness Public-Private Partnerships and Territorial Investment Approaches for Agro-industrial Development organized by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Agricultural and Food Marketing Association for Asia and the Pacific (AFMA) at the Millennium Hilton Bangkok in Thailand on 20-22 [...]

Regional workshop on dragon fruit diseases to be held in Thailand

With support from the International Tropical Fruits Network, the Food and Fertiliser Technology Center (FFTC) for the Asian and Pacific region, the Mekong Institute, and New Zealand Plant & Food Research are co-organizing a Regional Workshop on the Control of Dragon Fruit Diseases at the Mekong Institute, Khon Kaen, Thailand, 4-8 September 2016.   The [...]