Posts Tagged "Agriculture"

Making rice production easier and more profitable through plant science

Posted by on Nov 20, 2017 in News Releases |

Los Baños, Philippines Nov 20, 2017 — The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) welcomed delegates from CropLife Asia last week to its campus to discuss the vital role that pest management plays in securing food supply for the future. The visit was part of CropLife Asia’s Plant Science Primer event, an effort to bring together key journalists and other food stakeholders from across Southeast Asia to share information and experiences regarding the role plant science plays in enabling farmers.   As a leading global research institution, IRRI works closely with partners from...

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CropLife Asia Encourages all to ‘Thank a Farmer’ this Festive Season

Posted by on Feb 1, 2016 in News Releases |

Plant Science Contributions to Asian Agriculture Highlighted this Lunar New Year Singapore, 1 February 2016 – With Asia and the world preparing to usher in the ‘Year of the Monkey’ and celebrate the Lunar New Year, CropLife Asia took the opportunity to raise awareness of the critical role regional farmers play in ensuring Asia’s food security and sustainability – as well as ensuring the delicious and auspicious foods we enjoy during this festive time of the year are available for everyone. The Lunar New Year, also known in Chinese culture as the Spring Festival, is celebrated...

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