There is significant market demand and opportunities for agricultural manufacturers for improved quality and production over a variety of agricultural products in Vietnam.

The collaboration will drive agricultural development and sustainability in the Philippines by supporting the design, implementation, and funding of value chain initiatives that benefit smallholder farmers.

Grow Asia, a multi-stakeholder partnership platform that catalyses action on inclusive agricultural development in Southeast Asia, has launched the Grow Asia Counter, a greenhouse gas emissions tool that enables users to easily calculate and report the environmental impact of their farm management practices.

The Paraguayan Stevia Chamber, also known as Capaste, has joined the International Stevia Council (ISC) to represent closer collaboration to the mutual benefit of famers as well as stevia extract refiners sourcing leaves from the region.

Asia’s thriving seaweed industry is driven by demand for food, nutraceutical, and pharmaceutical products, but the sector needs to avoid ecological and societal downsides experienced in agriculture and fish farming according to the United Nations University, Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH).

Women farmers in developing economies are often denied access to the same resources as their male counterparts. This has tipped the scale severely and regaining a balance might just be the thing the food industry needs to secure its future. By Sherlyne Yong

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