The November 2019 issue of the Food Outlook published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) features an article written by Sabine Altendorf on “Banana Fusarium Wilt Tropical Race 4: A mounting threat to global banana markets?” According to the Altendorf, Fusarium Wilt TR4 is
The latest issue of the TFNet Newsfeed features the MOU with MARDI, the release of the MD2 seminar report, and a photo report about the dragon fruit plantation in China’s Guangxi Province.
Officials representing growers and exporters in Ecuador have welcomed the news that Aldi is preparing to increase its banana price, while also renewing their calls for retail buyers and consumers to pay more for bananas in the face of rising industry costs. “German apples are three times more expensive
The International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet) and the Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on October 31, 2019 during MARDI’s 50th Anniversary celebration. The MOU aims to strengthen, facilitate, develop, encourage, and promote joint collaboration between the two organizations in relation to production,
This double issue of the TFNet Newsfeed reports on the 2019 International Symposium on Tropical Fruits and a workshop on dragon fruit.
The International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet) held its 13th Board of Trustees Meeting in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on 23 September, a day before the 2019 International Symposium on Tropical Fruits. It was attended by 16 board members from nine TFNet member countries, two expert members, and representatives from