Posts Tagged ‘Thailand’

Highlights of the 12th Asian Maize Conference

November 27, 2014

The 12th Asian Maize Conference and Expert Consultation on “Maize for Food, Feed, Nutrition and Environmental Security” convened in Bangkok, Thailand from 31 October to 1 November 2014.

Maize opportunities and challenges for Asia

November 14, 2014

Compared with other cereals, maize has recorded the fastest annual growth in Asia at around 4 percent, but consumption is rising faster than yields.

12th Asian Maize Conference

November 4, 2014

The 12th Asian Maize Conference is taking place in Bangkok from 30 October to 1 November, bringing together more than 350 leading agricultural researchers, policy-makers, farmers and service providers …

Asian maize conference develops strategies for sustainable intensification of maize in Asia

October 30, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (From left to right) Anan Suwannarat (Director General, Thai Department of Agriculture), Hiroyuki Konuma (Assistant Director General, FAO-RAP), Raj Paroda (Executive Secretary, A …

Upcoming: 12th Asian Maize Conference

September 15, 2014

In Asia, maize production is growing at a faster rate than any other cereal. The demand for maize has grown in response to changing consumer habits; with greater demand for meat in consumers’ diets, m …

New maize and new friendships to beat Thai drought

May 14, 2012

CIMMYT E-News, vol 5 no. 3, March 2008 CIMMYT fosters regional partnerships and provides seed to help researchers in Thailand get drought resistant maize to farmers. “We are very, very dry,” says farm …

Corpoica maize ‘V-114’ released in Colombia

August 18, 2006

Last 25 July, more than 180 farmers and staff from CIMMYT and CORPOICA, Colombia’s agriculture research organization, gathered in the field of Isabel Cristina Cardenas at Los Palmitos, near Sincelejo, …