Posts Tagged "Agricultural Biotechnology"

Biotechnology

Posted by on Jan 10, 2013 in |

The use of biotechnology in agriculture offers unique and exciting opportunities for nations across Asia. Our global member companies have some of the best biotechnology scientists in the world and they have the capacity to develop new crops that will help agriculture to continue its vital role in the economies of Asia. Modern biotechnology allows plants breeders to select genes that produce beneficial traits and move them from one organism to another. Plant biotechnology is far more precise and selective than crossbreeding in producing desired agronomic traits and, a little known fact is...

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Organization

Posted by on Jan 9, 2013 in |

Our Organization CropLife Asia is part of a global federation representing the plant science industry. On the industry’s behalf, we address Asia and international developments with regards to crop protection and agricultural biotechnology. Based in Singapore, CropLife Asia is a regional unit of CropLife International in which the latter spearheads our global federation representing the plant science industry in over 90 countries. CropLife Asia directs and supports the work of 15 CropLife Member Associations and the CropLife Plant Biotech Network across the Asia Pacific region. CropLife Asia...

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About Us

Posted by on Jan 9, 2013 in |

Based in Singapore, CropLife Asia is part of a global federation representing the plant science industry. On the industry’s behalf, we address and advocate Asia and international developments with regards to crop protection and agricultural biotechnology. Our aim is to promote and advocate approaches that enhance sustainable agriculture in the interests of farmers, governments, consumers and the environment. For us, sustainable agriculture means employing a wide range of solutions incorporating nature and technology, which can: Meet the world’s growing food needs; Enhance environmental...

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