TFNet joins MARDI’s Green Campus Initiative

The Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI) organized the Green Campus Initiative on 5 October 2017 in the MARDI Headquarters in Serdang with support from  the International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet) and other agencies. The initiative launched by YBhg. Datuk Dr. Sharif Haron, Director-General of MARDI was developed to improve the quality of the [...]

International Workshop on Digital Marketing for Women Entrepreneurs held in Melaka, Malaysia

The Straits Hotel & Suites, Melaka became the venue of choice for this year’s collaborative event between the NAM Institute for the Empowerment of Women (NIEW) and the International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet). This marks a second collaborative effort between NIEW and TFNet. Officiated by the CEO of TFNet, Dr. Mohd. Desa Hassim and Mdm. [...]

TFNet joins AgriMalaysia 2017

Agri Malaysia 2017 was an international exhibition organized by Expoglobe and One International Exhibition held on 22-24 September 2017 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 private sector.   The [...]

PHOTOS: TFNet joins Malaysia’s “Largest Mango Tree Planting” activity

KEDAH, MALAYSIA: 4000 mango seedlings of the Harumanis variety were planted by 2000 people at the same time on Sept 19, setting the record for “Largest Mango Tree Planting” on the Malaysia Book of Records (MBOR). The programme was organized by the Department of Agriculture and Malaysia Agriculture College, with support from agencies under the [...]

International Workshop on Digital Marketing for Women Entrepreneurs to be held in Melaka, Malaysia

International Workshop on Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Agri-Food Business: Transitioning from Traditional to Digital Marketing Date: 2-6 October 2017 Venue: The Straits Hotel and Suites Melaka, Malaysia   Organized by: NAM Institute for the Empowerment of Women, Malaysia (NIEW) Ministry of Women, Family, and Community Development, Malaysia (KPWKM) International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet)   Workshop overview Social [...]

TFNet joins Village Development Forum in Indonesia

TFNet CEO Dr. Desa Hassim presented on “Tropical Fruits for Rural Development” during the Village Development Forum in Jararta, Indonesia on 23rd August 2017.   The forum was organized by the Ministry of Village, Development of Disadvantaged Region, and Transmigration, Indonesia.   During the forum, Dr. Desa had the opportunity to discuss with the Minister [...]

TFNet joins ICAAS 2017

TFNet joined the International Conference on Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Sarawak (ICAAS 2017) from the 21st -22nd August 2017. Aside from displaying during the exhibition, CEO Dr. Desa Hassim presented during one of the sessions.     The event was opened by Datu Haji Ismawi bin Haji Ismuni, Deputy State Secretary (Socio-economic Transformation), Sarawak, Malaysia. [...]

TFNet wins 1st and 2nd prize in photo competition

See the award-winning photos during the International Workshop on Production, Value Addition, and Marketing of Jackfruit on 9-14 August 2017 below: First Prize Second Prize

Week-long international workshop on jackfruit launches in India

The International Workshop on Production, Value Addition, and Marketing of Jackfruit was launched on August 9 in the Regional Agricultural Research Station, Ambalavayal, Wayanad, Kerala, India. The 6-day-long festival is being organized by the Kerala Agriculture University, the Ministry of Agricultural Development and Farmer’s Welfare, the government of Kerala, the International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet), Indian [...]

TFNet CEO invited as guest speaker in KRI’s Brown Bag Seminar series

On 18 May 2017, guest speaker Dr. Mohd Desa Hassim, CEO of International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet), presented at the second Khazanah Research Institute (KRI) Brown Bag Seminar on a topic titled “Malaysia: Current Scenario and Way Forward for the Fruit Industry”. Dr. Mohd Desa started the session by discussing the importance of tropical fruit industry [...]

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.