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International Forum Tackles Fusarium Wilt Issues and Management

An international banana symposium was held in November 19-22 at Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, RoC where close to 200 delegates from 22 countries participated. The symposium was apt and timely as many challenges confront the banana industry in the region at present. Significant attention was drawn particularly on the burning issue of Fusarium wilt disease (also […]

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Bioversity Regional Team Meets in the Philippines

For the first time, the force behind the regional offices of Bioversity International’s Commodity Systems and Genetic Resources Program met face-to-face. In a strategic visit to the Philippines 13-16 November 2012, Bioversity regional coordinators, Dr Eldad Karamura (Eastern and Southern Africa), together with his wife Dr Deborah Karamura, who works in the same office as […]

8th BAPNET SC Meeting underpins stakeholder-based research approaches

  Country and institutional leaders of national research institutions in the region convened for the 8th Banana Asia Pacific Network (BAPNET) Steering Committee (SC) Meeting in Kaohsiung, Taiwan on 23-24 November 2012. Held every other year, the SC meeting has served as a platform to review and discuss R&D collaborative activities and priorities and to […]

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Scientific Conference on March 2013 at Palawan, Philippines

An Annual Scientific Conference with the theme, “Government‐Industry‐Farmers’ Partnership: A Unified Approach in Addressing Key Challenges on Pest Management” is set on March 5‐8 at Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, Philippines. The conference will be held in conjunction with the 44th Anniversary Celebration of  the Pest Management Council of the Philippines, Inc. (PMCP) and the 50th Anniversary of the Philippine […]

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Events and Opportunities

FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT: ACORBAT 2013 The ACORBAT Organizing Committee is pleased to inform the scientific community and the banana producers of the forthcoming ACORBAT 2013 International Meeting to be held on September 9-13, 2013, in Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil, with the main topic “ACORBAT: 40 Years Sharing Science and Technology”. Click on this link for details:  ACORBAT 2013 […]

International Banana Congress

Sustainable Banana Production: Plant Breeding, Food Security, Agronomy Management and Carbon Neutrality…Tribute to Dr. Phil Rowe on July 29-31, 2013 at the EARTH University Campus-Costa Rica. PROGRAMME INSCRIPTION

BAPNET gears for its 8th SC Meeting

On 23-24 November this year, country and institutional representatives of the Banana Asia Pacific Network (BAPNET) will gather for its 8thBAPNET Steering Committee meeting inKaohsiung,Taiwan. A biannual network activity, this meeting will provide a platform to revisit banana R&D collaborative priorities, review national banana programmes, and identify research needs and points of convergence and possible […]

International Symposium on Banana and Climate Change

International Banana Symposium: Banana Health Management Use Diversification and Adaptation to Climate Change Kaohsiung City, Taiwan 19-22 November 2012 The Symposium endeavors to: 1. Provide a platform for enhanced scientific and technical discourse and knowledge sharing on health management, use diversification, and adaptation to and mitigation of climate change impacts on banana among regional/international banana […]