Dutch innovation for sustainable floriculture in APEC 2022 Thailand

TISTR (Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research) will organize an “International Workshop on Development of Ornamental Plant and Flower Clusters" on 19 - 20 July 2022 (13.00-16.30 hrs. (GMT+7) in Hybrid (onsite & online). The workshop is a project under the APEC (Asia – Pacific Economic Cooperation) Policy Partnership for Science, Technology, and Innovation (PPSTI). The objective of the workshop is to kick off a cooperative network of floriculture and ornamental plant developers in Asia – Pacific as well as to exchange lessons learned from international experts.

Dr. Anan Piriyaphattarakit from TISTR – Floriculture Cluster said “APEC 2022 in Bangkok is special. The Netherlands (non-APEC member) and global leader in agri-food and horticulture are invited to share their international perspective in connecting to Dutch innovation especially Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) for sustainable greenhouse floriculture. KUBO Group and Bom Group from the Netherlands will join international experts from APEC to give presentations at the workshop on 19th July 2022.”

TISTR and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Bangkok invite you to attend the Workshop with free registration: https://bit.ly/3zyOIep

More information: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1GzgV-CoiCkDx3GLVUTIa0vtvVFdj6m7o?usp=sharing

“Sustainable Agri-Food Business Solutions” is one of the challenges on APEC 2022 in Bangkok this July. To promote long-term growth that is resilient, inclusive, balanced, and sustainable for agri-food businesses, APEC 2022 will explore how technology can help farmers and entrepreneurs in the Asia – Pacific to access knowledge on bio-circular-green (BCG) production techniques and more market opportunities for the green economy. Thani Thongphakdi, Thailand’s Chair of the APEC 2022 Senior Officials said “APEC 2022 ’s theme of Digital Solutions for Sustainable Agri-Food Business embraces the core idea of the BCG economy to stronger, greener, and more resilient economic growth through the use and sharing of green innovation and digital tools.” “The COVID-19 pandemic has made it clear how much of a difference innovative digital applications can make,” said Dr. Rebecca Sta Maria, Executive Director of the APEC Secretariat.

For more information:
Ministry of agriculture, nature and food quality of the Netherlands

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