Posts Tagged "Agriculture Crop Protection"

Farmer Livelihood

Posted byon Jan 10, 2013 in |

For millions of families in the developing world, farming is not just an occupation; it is the sole means of survival. Smallholder farmers grow several crops on small plots of land to support their families and those in their local communities. In 2010, two billion people depended upon 500 million smallholder farmers to meet their food needs. They’re the largest farmer group in the world and key drivers of food security in developing countries. The trouble is that it’s tough for smallholder farmers to make a good living. The plant science industry is trying to change that with a...

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Posted byon Jan 9, 2013 in |

Our Organization CropLife Asia is part of a global federation representing the plant science industry. On the industry’s behalf, we address Asia and international developments with regards to crop protection and agricultural biotechnology. Based in Singapore, CropLife Asia is a regional unit of CropLife International in which the latter spearheads our global federation representing the plant science industry in over 90 countries. CropLife Asia directs and supports the work of 15 CropLife Member Associations and the CropLife Plant Biotech Network across the Asia Pacific region. CropLife Asia...

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