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Promoting Safe & Sustainable Food Supply a Key Focus at CropLife Asia 2018 Annual General Meeting
Mar 28, 2018 19:00 JST
CropLife Asia's 2018 Annual General Meeting was conducted for the past two days in Singapore -- bringing together leaders in the plant science industry and a host of food value chain stakeholders.
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Another Award for CropLife Asia Project Fostering Enhanced Farmer Communication
Nov 03, 2017 14:30 JST
With the 10th Annual Agrow Awards ceremony held in London this week, it was announced that CropLife Asia was the recipient of this year's Best Stewardship Programme award.
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FAO Focus on Food Security this World Food Day Supported by CropLife Asia
Oct 16, 2017 13:00 JST
This World Food Day CropLife Asia commended the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) for its efforts to bring greater awareness to the need for Food Security in combatting global hunger.
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CropLife Asia Rejects Thai Pesticide Alert Network "Misinformation"; Calls on Stakeholders to put Thailand Farmers First
Sep 19, 2017 20:00 JST
In the wake of the Thailand Pesticide Alert Network's (Thai PAN) continued efforts to limit farmer access to safe and effective crop protection, CropLife Asia issued the following statement.
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CropLife Asia Promotes Role of Plant Science & Benefits to Thai Farmers at Tech4Farmers Asia 2.0
Sep 14, 2017 21:00 JST
Dr. Siang Hee Tan, Executive Director of CropLife Asia, participated today at the Tech4Farmers Asia 2.0 event held in Bangkok. He took part on a panel looking at the issue of 'Creating an Enabling Environment for Market Access'.
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CropLife Asia Awarded for New Approach to Farmer Communication
Apr 24, 2017 18:00 JST
CropLife Asia took home the Asia Pacific Excellence Award in the Non-Governmental Organizations & Associations category at a ceremony held on 19 April 2017 at the Harbour Grand Kowloon in Hong Kong.
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CropLife Asia & Regional Plant Science Industry Celebrate Earth Day
Apr 21, 2017 10:00 JST
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.
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World Water Day brings Message of Conservation & Plant Science Contributions from CropLife Asia
Mar 22, 2017 14:00 JST
As the world marks World Water Day, CropLife Asia took the opportunity to encourage greater awareness around the diminishing availability of this precious resource and highlighted the critical role that plant science technology plays in promoting greater water conservation in agriculture use.
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Responsible Business Forum on Food & Agriculture Kicks off in Jakarta
Mar 14, 2017 13:00 JST
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.
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Role of Plant Science in Supporting Indonesia & ASEAN Smallholder Farmers Highlighted at Jakarta Forum
Mar 14, 2017 10:00 JST
The opening session of the Responsible Business Forum on Food & Agriculture began today (Tuesday, 14 March) at 9am and is scheduled to conclude tomorrow afternoon. The two-day Forum is being held once again at the Grand Hyatt in Jakarta, bringing together key stakeholders and representatives from multiple sectors of the food and agriculture industries.
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Spotlight Shines on Sustainable Food Security & Enabling Smallholder Farmers in Asia as Plant Science Industry Leaders Converge on Singapore
Mar 09, 2017 10:00 JST
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.
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Giving Thanks to Asia's Smallholder Farmers this Lunar New Year Promoted by CropLife Asia
Jan 27, 2017 12:30 JST
As Asia and the world prepare to celebrate the Lunar New Year, CropLife Asia encouraged those ringing in the 'Year of the Rooster' to remember the smallholder farmers and their immense contributions to ensuring a safe, sustainable food supply for the region and world - and who grow many of the foods we'll enjoy during the festive season.
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CropLife Asia Supports UN FAO Call for Food & Agriculture to "Change" along with Climate to Meet Growing Demands
Oct 14, 2016 14:30 JST
As Asia and the world prepare to mark World Food Day, CropLife Asia expressed its strong support for the 2016 theme put forth by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) - 'Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too.'
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CropLife Asia Signs Partnership with Asian Apiculture Association
Aug 18, 2016 10:00 JST
CropLife Asia announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Asian Apicultural Association to support a research initiative to catalogue and study the bee species and populations in Asia.
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CropLife Asia Promotes Role of Plant Science in Sustainable Agriculture this Earth Day
Apr 22, 2016 09:00 JST
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.
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CropLife Asia Presents on Counterfeits & Role of Vessel Companies at INTA-BASCAP Workshop
Mar 02, 2016 10:30 JST
A workshop convened by the International Trademark Association (INTA) and International Chamber of Commerce Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) commenced today in Singapore for a discussion on the counterfeiting and piracy issues that plague Asia.
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Plant Science Innovations Heralded as Key Contributor to Combating Hunger & Food Insecurity in Asia
Oct 16, 2015 16:30 JST
As Asia and the world marked World Food Day on this date, CropLife Asia took the opportunity to herald the contributions farmers enabled by plant science technology are making to combat hunger around the globe - and highlight the important role these agricultural innovations will play in delivering food security and sustainability to the nations of Asia and the world.
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CropLife Asia Makes the Case in Malaysia for Crop Protection Regulatory Harmonization for ASEAN
Aug 23, 2015 13:00 JST
At the fourth ASEAN-EU Business Summit held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Kuala Lumpur today, CropLife Asia's Executive Director Dr. Siang Hee Tan spoke about the benefits a common regulatory framework for crop protection products would bring to the member states of ASEAN - among them, providing farmers with greater access to the tools and technology to ensure future food security across the region.
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Crop Protection Regulatory Harmonization in ASEAN Promoted by CropLife Asia at Recent Sustainability Event
Jul 22, 2015 15:00 JST
At the Sustainable Development Conference 2015 held at the AETAS Lumpini Hotel in Bangkok today, CropLife Asia's Science and Regulatory Affairs Director Dr. Vasant Patil spoke about the benefits a common regulatory framework for crop protection products would bring to the member states of ASEAN.
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CropLife Asia Presents in Hanoi on ASEAN Food & Agriculture's Sustainability, Global Competitiveness
Jun 23, 2015 12:00 JST
As the Responsible Business Forum on Food & Agriculture commenced today in Hanoi, Vietnam, CropLife Asia Executive Director Dr. Siang Hee Tan took the opportunity to highlight the need for crop protection regulatory harmonization in ASEAN as a means to elevate all aspects of agriculture across the region.
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Asia's Agriculture and Plant Science Industry Leaders Converge on Singapore
Mar 02, 2015 13:00 JST
CropLife Asia kicked off its 2015 Annual General Meeting today in Singapore and brought together leaders from across the continent representing a variety of sectors within the agriculture and plant science communities.
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