Posts Tagged "CropLife Asia"

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 Signs Partnership with Asian Apiculture Association

Posted by on Aug 18, 2016 in News Releases |

The two organizations to study and catalogue the region’s bee population   Singapore, 18 August 2016 – CropLife Asia announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Asian Apicultural Association (AAA) to support a research initiative to catalogue and study the bee species and populations in Asia. CropLife Asia Executive Director Dr. Siang Hee Tan and AAA President Dr. Siriwat Wongsiri signed the agreement at Singapore’s M Hotel. It is estimated that at least 87 out 115 global primary food crops require some form of animal pollination, and insect...

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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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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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