Monday April 23, 2018 03:20

AGRICULTURE Press Releases

World Bank Supports Bangladesh in Climate-Smart Agriculture Stcoks—12 Apr 18

Dhaka, April 11, 2018 — Despite Bangladesh's remarkable achievement in improving agricultural productivity, the sector is facing risks from climate change, extreme weather events, and sea level rise. To address impacts of climate change on

Indonesia: UN expert launches mission to assess the enjoyment of the right to General—05 Apr 18

The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Hilal Elver, will visit Indonesia from 9 to 18 April 2018 to gather first-hand information on the country's food and agriculture policies that affects peoples' livelihoods. "I look forward to the

First lot of Thai Chicken Meat exporting to Yunnan Province General—29 Mar 18

Mr. Niwat Sutemechaikul, Vice Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives Preside over the Launching Ceremony of the First Poultry Products Shipmentfrom Thailand to Yunnan Province of the People's Republic of China Mr. Niwat Sutemechaikul, Vice Minister of

Agriculture Remains Key to Somalias Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction Stcoks—29 Mar 18

MOGADISHU, March 28, 2018—The World Bank and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) released today a new joint report titled, Rebuilding Resilient and Sustainable Agriculture in Somalia, outlining the challenges and opportunities for Somalia's

Photo Release: EXIM Thailand Joins Hands with NEA and BAAC to Facilitate SMAEs Entry into Stcoks—27 Mar 18

Mrs. Wantana Mongkolsri (left), Senior Executive Vice President of Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM Thailand), recently posed for a group photo with Mr. Surachai Rusmee (center), Executive Vice President of Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural

Photo Release: CPF shrimp experts are honoured with Golden Shrimp Awards General—26 Mar 18

Mr. Niwat Suteemeechaikul (3rd from right), Vice Minister for Agriculture and Cooperatives, presented the honour "Golden Shrimp awards" to two top managements of Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited's aquaculture business namely Mr.Robins

World Bank Lays Out Vision for Cleaner, Safer Agriculture in East Asia Stcoks—23 Mar 18

BEIJING, China, March 23, 2018— A new World Bank study highlights the incidence, drivers and significant consequences of agricultural pollution in China, Vietnam, and the Philippines yet offers a hopeful outlook given the available technical

BBL promotes Modern Agriculture by organizing a special seminar to showcase success stories of Thai Stcoks—22 Mar 18

Bangkok Bank continues the success of its Modern Agriculture project with a special seminar to provide information about good management, showcase success stories about modern techniques and provide attendees with tips for sustainable development. The

DowDuPont Announces Brand Names for the Three Independent Companies It Intends to Create, General—14 Mar 18

- Agriculture Division to be Corteva Agriscience(TM), reflecting its purpose of enriching the lives of those who produce and consume - Materials Science Division will be called Dow, and will retain the Dow diamond as its brand, building on the Company's

Sasin joins MIT to push new generation entrepreneurs to Thailand 4.0 by organizing a seminar for General—07 Mar 18

Thai economy, in the era of Thailand 4.0 model, has been driven by the transformation from traditional farming to modern agriculture with the creation of farmers as entrepreneurs, the changing of traditional SMEs to Smart enterprises and the rise of

ทปอ. ชูบทบาทมหาวิทยาลัยไทยสู่อินโนเวชั่นฮับส์ของชาติ โชว์ 5 กลุ่มงานวิจัยยุทธศาสตร์ประเทศผ่าน ทั่วไป—05 Mar 18

ที่ประชุมอธิการบดีแห่งประเทศไทย (ทปอ.) สนองนโยบายรัฐบาล เปิดบทบาทมหาวิทยาลัยยุคใหม่สู่การเป็นศูนย์กลางด้านนวัตกรรม หรือ Innovation Hubs โดยมุ่งเน้นไปที่ 5 กลุ่มงานที่สำคัญ ได้แก่ Agriculture & Food ศูนย์นวัตกรรมเกษตรและอาหาร Ageing Society

A New World Bank Project to Benefit Over 25 Million Small and Marginal Farmers in Maharashtra, Stcoks—02 Mar 18

WASHINGTON, February 27, 2018 – The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$ 420 million project to increase climate resilience in agriculture for small and marginal farmers while ensuring that farming continues to remain a

The Rice Department - GIZ sum up the success of the 4-year rice development project, which has seen General—20 Feb 18

The Rice Department, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives and the Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH formally wrapped up the successful Better Rice Initiative Asia (BRIA) project in Thailand, and proposed new

Agriculture Is Creating Higher Income Jobs in Half of EU Member States but Others Are Stcoks—20 Feb 18

BRUSSELS, February 19, 2018 – Half of EU member states have leveraged the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) to significantly reduce poverty and drive higher incomes in farming, while other countries are still lagging, according to the latest World

Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives co-organizes SIMA ASEAN 2018 General—09 Feb 18

Together with the co-organizer, Thailand's Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, SIMA ASEAN Thailand 2018 ("SIMA ASEAN") is set to bring a more comprehensive platform to the agri-business industry. Taking place from 6 – 8 June 2018, SIMA ASEAN

เกษตรฯ จัดทำคู่มือศูนย์จัดการดินปุ๋ยชุมชน มุ่งสู่การเกษตรแบบแม่นยำ (Smart ทั่วไป—29 Jan 18

กรมส่งเสริมการเกษตร เดินหน้าประชุมเชิงปฏิบัติการจัดทำคู่มือศูนย์จัดการดินปุ๋ยชุมชน วางแผนขยายเครือข่ายในปี 2561 มุ่งสู่การเกษตรแบบแม่นยำ (Smart Agriculture) นายประสงค์ ประไพตระกูล รองอธิบดีกรมส่งเสริมการเกษตร กล่าวว่า

วว.พัฒนาการผลิตพืชให้มีสารสำคัญสูง ใช้เทคโนโลยีก่อนและหลังการเก็บเกี่ยวช่วยลดต้นทุนการผลิต ทั่วไป—12 Jan 18

สถาบันวิจัยวิทยาศาสตร์และเทคโนโลยีแห่งประเทศไทย (วว.) กระทรวงวิทยาศาสตร์และเทคโนโลยี ประสบผลสำเร็จพัฒนาเทคโนโลยีการผลิตพืชให้มีสารสำคัญสูง (การเกษตรฟังก์ชั่น : Functional Agriculture)

New Agreement Signed to Support Climate Resilient Agriculture over 500,000 Farmers to Benefit in Stcoks—27 Dec 17

NEW DELHI, December 26, 2017: The Government of India, the Government of Tamil Nadu and the World Bank today signed a $318 million loan agreement for the Tamil Nadu Irrigated Agriculture Modernization Project to promote climate resilient agriculture

New World Bank Support to Unleash Agri-food Sectors Potential in Morocco Stcoks—21 Dec 17

Support for strengthening agricultural value chains for greater inclusion of small and medium producers Washington, December 20, 2017 – With the increased productivity of Morocco's agriculture sector over the past few years, driven by ambitious

Vietnam sees stronger growth momentum Stcoks—12 Dec 17

Hanoi, December 11, 2017 – Stronger domestic demand, robust export-oriented manufacturing, and a gradual recovery of the agriculture sector, are driving Vietnam's economy, which expanded by 6.4 percent during the first nine months of the year

Leading National Agriculture Groups Announce United Front in Support of Thailand Improved Plant General—07 Dec 17

Following a November 23rd stakeholder session to discuss proposed improvements to Thailand's Plant Variety Protection Act, some of the most prominent names in the nation's agricultural sector have today decided to join forces in their support for next

The Case for Sustaining State Fiscal Reforms: Nigeria Economic Update Stcoks—22 Nov 17

ABUJA, November 21, 2017—Nigeria's GDP expanded by 1.4 percent in the third quarter of 2017 (year-on-year), the second quarter of growth after the recession of 2016, reflecting recovery in oil production, good performance in agriculture, and

Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) Introduces New Measures Aimed at Modernizing Agricultural General—17 Nov 17

Agriculture has long been the backbone of Thai economy and remains so today. Looking ahead while the country is transforming itself into an advanced economy, the Thai government is modernizing the country's agricultural sector through various investment

The Second Enterprise Brand Exhibition for Ten Agribusinesses in Hebei General—17 Nov 17

Recently, the Second Hebei Enterprise Brand Exhibition for Ten Agribusinesses held by the Department of Agriculture of Hebei Province and Hebei Provincial Rural Work Bureau revealed the results and the following ten enterprises are the

AIT faculty member publishes book on Food Processing General—27 Oct 17

Dr. Anil Kumar Anal, Head, Department of Food, Agriculture & Bioresources, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), has published a book titled "Food Processing By-Products and Their Utilization." Edited by Dr. Anil, the book claims to be the first which

เชิญเข้าร่วมโครงการ Asian Forum on Smart Agriculture: Futuristic Technologies for Sustainable ทั่วไป—20 Oct 17

สถาบันเพิ่มผลผลิตแห่งชาติ สถาบันเครือข่ายของกระทรวงอุตสาหกรรม ร่วมกับองค์การเพิ่มผลผลิตแห่งเอเชีย หรือ APO ขอเชิญเข้าร่วมโครงการ Asian Forum on Smart Agriculture: Futuristic Technologies for Sustainable Farming ณ สถาบันพัฒนาผู้นำ เครือเจริญโภคภัณฑ์

Thai Central Chemical Public Company Limited held the Training Project to enhance the horticulture General—18 Oct 17

Thai Central Chemical Public Company Limited (TCCC) cooperated with the Faculty of Agricultural, Chiang Mai University and Thai Fertilizer and Agricultural Association held the Training Project of "Thailand Fruit Toward Agriculture 4.0 Era" for

Government of India and the World Bank Sign New Agreement to Improve Quality of Higher Education in Stcoks—17 Oct 17

NEW DELHI, October 16, 2017 – The Government of India and the World Bank today signed a $82.50 million loan agreement for the National Agricultural Higher Education Project. The project will support the Indian Council of Agricultural Research

Sustainable Agriculture Principles for food security and more income for farmers presented to the General—29 Sep 17

The four principles for sustainable agriculture stress cooperation among all stakeholders as a key for food security and already helped 125,000 farmers to get additional income of 115 million USD. The ASEAN-German principles for sustainable agriculture

Can Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Accelerate Farm Mechanisation in Asia Pacific IT—26 Sep 17

The current adoption of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Agriculture (Ag Drones) in selected Asian countries remains very low, per the latest industry report from Ipsos Business Consulting, a global growth strategy advisory firm. The paper – Commercial