“There is an increasing attention on agriculture due to rising commodity prices. Hopefully, it would increase long-term investments in the sector since rural poverty levels in Asia Pacific are expected to increase in the coming years,” said Dr. Ganesh Thapa, Regional Economist, International... - July 25, 2008
Plant biotechnology regulators and decision-makers from all over Southeast Asia will convene for a learning forum on Rationalizing and Harmonizing Plant Biotechnology Regulations in Southeast Asia (SEA) in Bangkok, Thailand. The learning forum will be held on 4-7 March 2008 at Miracle Grand Hotel, Bangkok,... - February 10, 2008
The link between biodiversity and climate change is not one-way: just as climate change alters the state of biodiversity, so can changes in biodiversity affect the world’s climate. This is the concern put into the limelight by this conference. - February 10, 2008
Multi-awarded Stanford University senior fellow Dr. Scott Rozelle will speak at an international biofuels conference on 7-8 October 2007 at Renaissance Hotel, Makati City, Philippines. He will discuss global/regional biofuel trends.
Rozelle, a member of Stanford's new Food, Security, and the Environment... - October 06, 2007
How much do people know about biofuel production and its impacts?
Biofuels served as alternatives for imported oil before World War II. Germany, in particular, sold a type of gasoline that contains alcohol fermented from potatoes while grain alcohol was blended with petrol in Great Britain. Most recently,... - October 06, 2007
Thailand hosted the 53rd meeting of the Governing Board of the Philippine-based Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA). The Governing Board, which is the highest policymaking body of SEARCA, discussed the Center’s strategies and directions in boosting... - September 09, 2007