Posts Tagged "Crop Protection"

CropLife Asia & Regional Plant Science Industry Celebrate Earth Day

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in News Releases |

Singapore, 21 April 2017 – Nearly 400,000 plant species provide our planet with the nutritious food, fiber, fresh air, and medicine we need to survive, but it is estimated that roughly one-fifth of those are at risk of extinction due to environmental threats. On this 47th anniversary of Earth Day, CropLife Asia and the region’s plant science industry have joined together to celebrate the agricultural innovations that have improved the productivity, health and quality of crops while reducing agriculture’s environmental impact.   “Around Asia and the world, the plant science...

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Role of Plant Science in Supporting Indonesia & ASEAN Smallholder Farmers

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017 in News Releases |

CropLife Asia Makes Case at Responsible Business Forum for Sustainable Food Security in the Region   Jakarta, March 14, 2016 – With today’s kickoff of the Responsible Business Forum on Food & Agriculture in Jakarta, CropLife Asia Executive Director Dr. Siang Hee Tan highlighted the game-changing benefits of innovative plant science technologies and the role they play in benefitting smallholder farmers in ASEAN and Indonesia. Dr. Tan led a working group discussion panel focusing on how to improve regional smallholders’ access to finance, technology, knowledge and markets with the...

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Sustainable Food Security on Agenda as Plant Science Industry Reps Converge

Posted by on Mar 9, 2017 in News Releases |

CropLife Asia 2017 Annual General Meeting Kicks off, Bringing Industry Representatives together to Discuss Challenges to Regional Food Security & Role of Plant Science   Singapore, 9 March 2017 – In commencing its 2017 Annual General Meeting today in Singapore, CropLife Asia began a two-day event that is bringing together international and regional leaders in the plant science industry as well as the larger agricultural community. The yearly event provides a platform for these agriculture experts to share insights around the topic of safe and sustainable Food Security for Asia as well...

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CropLife Asia Makes Case for Plant Science Solutions for ASEAN Farmers

Posted by on Apr 25, 2016 in News Releases |

ASEAN Crop Protection Regulatory Harmonization also promoted during Responsible Business Forum   Jakarta, 25 April 2016 – As the regional Responsible Business Forum on Food & Agriculture commenced today in Jakarta, CropLife Asia Executive Director Dr. Siang Hee Tan made the case for the innovative technologies of plant science to support Indonesia’s smallholder farmers in growing more food with fewer resources.  Dr. Tan participated with a panel reviewing means to improve the efficiency of agriculture and enhancing the sustainability of farming systems. Statistics indicate that...

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CropLife Asia Promotes Role of Plant Science in Agriculture this Earth Day

Posted by on Apr 22, 2016 in News Releases |

SINGAPORE, 22 April 2016 – As the world prepares to recognize Earth Day, CropLife Asia took the opportunity to herald the contributions being made through plant science technology to sustainable agriculture in the region and around the globe.“Earth Day is a time to take stock and recommit ourselves to practices that ensure good stewardship of  the environment around us,” said Dr. Siang Hee Tan, Executive Director of CropLife Asia. “As the number of people inhabiting our planet continues to grow, the challenges facing our farmers mount as well.  We look to our farmers to grow...

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