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.Continue Reading

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, andContinue Reading

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 NetworkContinue Reading

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 opportunityContinue Reading

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 StateContinue Reading

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, theContinue Reading

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 theContinue Reading

TFNet recently held a networking meeting with Landskap Malaysia and its sister organization, Tropical Rainforest Conservation and Research Center (TRCRC) at its headquarters in Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.     Representatives from Landskap Malaysia and TRCRC were Mr. Mohamed Shah Redza Hussein (General Manager of Landskap MalaysiaContinue Reading

Dr. Desa Hassim, TFNet CEO, was invited by the Malaysian Ministry of Finance on 10-12 April 2017 as a speaker during the 2018 Budget Discourse held in Putrajaya.   TFNet actively participated in the discourse that took place through a series of high-level meetings and focus group discussion. A finalContinue Reading