CropLife Asia marks World Water Day with heightened focus on water conservation

As World Water Day is recognised in Asia and around the globe today, Singapore-based CropLife Asia is marking the occasion by calling for more intensive efforts and collaborative work to drive water conservation in regional agriculture. "There is no natural resource as precious as water, and how we work together ...Read more


CropLife Asia conducts interactive meet for greater adoption of Drone tech in APAC

CropLife Asia's Drone for Pesticide Application Online Forum was conducted on March 8 to 10, 2021 and brought together virtually technology experts and sector stakeholders from across Asia and around the globe. The three-day conference was structured to convey and grow: a common understanding of drone benefits to ...Read more


Croplife Asia constitutes new Board of Directors  

The CropLife Asia 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) commenced virtually today, bringing together plant science industry leaders from across the continent. This year's edition of the annual gathering includes a unique focus on how the global pandemic has impacted various aspects of the regional food supply chain as...Read more


SMART, TLL develop novel analytical tools for next-gen agriculture  

Researchers from the Disruptive & Sustainable Technologies for Agricultural Precision (DiSTAP) Interdisciplinary Research Group (IRG) of Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), MIT’s research enterprise in Singapore, and Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory (TLL), have highlighted the pot...Read more


CropLife Asia seeks increased UN partnerships and agri-tech adoption to ensure food security

With the recent launch of the United Nations (UN) 'Asia and the Pacific Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition', Singapore based CropLife Asia released a statement urging more partnership and agricultural technology adoption across the region to help ensure an abundant and accessible supply of safe, nutr...Read more


Singapore researchers design portable optical sensor for real-time plant stress detection

Researchers from the Disruptive & Sustainable Technologies for Agricultural Precision (DiSTAP) Interdisciplinary Research Group (IRG) of Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), MIT's research enterprise in Singapore and Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory (TLL) have recently designed a portabl...Read more


Singapore designs portable device for fast detection of plant stress

Researchers from the Disruptive & Sustainable Technologies for Agricultural Precision (DiSTAP) Interdisciplinary Research Group (IRG) of Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), MIT’s research enterprise in Singapore and Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory (TLL) have d...Read more


SFA grants first regulatory approval for cultivated meat  

    The Singapore government’s food regulation authority Singapore Food Agency (SFA) has approved the sale of meat cultivated from animal cells in the city-state. The approval, granted to global food technology company Eat Just, follows years of exploration in the alternative protein space and ca...Read more


Bayer join hands with Temasek for developing breakthrough vertical farming  

Leaps by Bayer, the impact investment arm of Bayer AG and Temasek, the global investment company headquartered in Singapore, announced the joint investment and formation of a new company, Unfold. The new venture will focus on innovation in vegetable varieties with the goal of lifting the vertical farming space to ...Read more


BASF builds crop protection manufacturing hub in Singapore

BASF broke ground on a new regional production hub in Singapore for its crop protection products in Asia Pacific. Groundbreaking ceremony marks start of a new BASF production hub for crop protection in Singapore. Scheduled for completion in Q3 2021, the multipurpose facility has been designed to handle six differ...Read more