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Since independence in 1984, Brunei Darussalam has been a member of various regional and international organisations. One of the most significant memberships is that of ASEAN and Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). In the agricultural sector, the Department plays an important role in the ASEAN Meeting in Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF) and is active in its sub-sectors, such as ASEAN Sectoral Working Group on Agricultural Cooperatives (AWGAC), ASEAN Sectoral Working Group on Crop (AWGC), ASEAN Sectoral Working Group on Livestock (AWGL), ASEAN Food Security Reserve Board (AFSRB), ASEAN Working Group on Extension Services ...
during 2007. Various meetings were held across Australia from January to August 2007, with the event cumulating in Leaders Week, where the heads of government of each member economy attended Sydney , New South Wales from 2 to 9 September 2007.
THE 21st APEC MINISTERIAL MEETING, Singapore 11- 12 November, 2009 ...
We, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministers, met on 11-12 November in Singapore. The meeting was co-chaired by H.E. George Yeo, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Singapore, and H.E. Lim Hng Kiang, Minister for Trade and Industry, Singapore. We welcomed the participation in the meeting of the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Mr Pascal Lamy, the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC), the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN), and the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC). Our discussions centred on "Sustaining Growth, Connecting the Region", the theme for APEC 2009. We reviewed ... market research, surveys and trends
PGR News from PNG This is a selection of PGR-related news the ...
This is a selection of PGR-related news the latest edition of DIDINET. DIDINET stands for ‘Didiman/Didimeri Network’ or a network for scientists and other stakeholders in the agriculture sector. It aims to network and inform the participants and keep them abreast of issues of common interest. Contributions can be sent to the Editor ( ), PNG National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI). Disclaimer: NARI is only facilitating this forum, and is not responsible for the content of the newsletter. Agriculture development plan gets priority The development of a National Agriculture Development Plan (NADP) ... market research, surveys and trends


Energy Working Group - Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
Accounting for around 60 percent of world energy demand, the APEC region is a net energy importer and its demand for energy is on the rise. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA) forecasts, global energy demand will increase by 40 percent between 2007 and 2030 (World Energy Outlook 2009). These factors make energy cooperation an important agenda item for APEC. The Energy Working Group (EWG), launched in 1990, seeks to maximise the energy sector's contribution to the region's economic and social well-being, while mitigating the environmental effects of energy supply and use. The EWG is assisted by four ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
about 1 9 percent of total (public and private) spending in agricultural R&D was .... international prices) or 576 billion Indonesian rupiahs (in 2000 ..... role in the Agricultural Technical Cooperation Working Group (ATCWG) under the ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Deadly effects of Red Palm Mite
MANZANILLA is known for its acres of tall and bending coconut trees as much as for its long stretch of beach. With a seemingly never-ending field of coconut trees bordering either side of the road, nothing appears to be out of the ordinary. But there is a problem. Look very closely and you will see that these very trees which have been immortalised on postcards and in tourist brochures, are under attack. Not only are coconut trees under attack, but, as the Express was told, by extension the environment, tourism, food production, livelihoods and even T&T's culture is being threatened by a tiny but insidious enemy.  The Red ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
WB strengthens focus on dev results in Bangladesh
The World Bank (WB)'s Board of Directors on Friday has endorsed a new Country Assistance Strategy for Bangladesh for the period FY2011-14. The new strategy is aimed at supporting the Government's vision of rapid poverty reduction and middle-income country status within the coming decade, as articulated in the Second National Strategy for Accelerated Poverty Reduction. Ellen Goldstein, World Bank Country Director for Bangladesh informed that this new country assistance strategy proposes a doubling of financial support for Bangladesh relative to the FY06-09 strategy, to deliver this higher volume of support most ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Per Pinstrup-Andersen Nationality: Denmark Age: 64 Gender: Male ...
Chairman, Agricultural Technical Cooperation Working Group, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation. (APEC), 2000-2002. Member, Committee on Policy Matters, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
U.S. - Mexico BNC Final Report
As a result of deliberations of the Agriculture Working Group of the 15th meeting of the U.S. - Mexico Binational Commission, the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Dan Glickman and the Mexican Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock and Rural Development, Rom�rico Arroyo Marroqu�n have agreed: • To recognize the efforts made to fulfill the agreements from the 14th meeting of the Binational Commission, especially market access to the U.S. for pork meat from the State of Sonora and access to Mexico for sweet cherries from the State of Idaho, improved inspection service for exports of U.S. cattle and ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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Kampot organized this first SRI Working Group meeting on 21 March 2003. .... We should convince technical department/offices of the government about SRI. ... Improved cooperation between farmers and agricultural development professional ...
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Basically a B.Sc (Physics) from the University of Madras, India. Started the career in production engineering under German and Italian experts. MBA in Management from IIM, Ahmedabad (India). Ph.D (Management) from the University of Bomaby (the first ever awarded in this subject). Headed the computer centres of Multi nationals; "Data Processing expert" of the Commonwealth, London (To implement World Bank and UNDP Computer softwares); "Consultant Adviser" to the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Barbados. Associated with Nobel Laureate in Economic Science-1979, Arthur Lewis (Past President of CDB) & 4 more on ...
how to 'promote renewable energy' is the agenda of todays meeting?
Sindh Minister for Environment and Alternative Energy, Askari Taqvi, has said that promotion of renewable energy technologies both at the mega and micro levels, was an extremely important requirement for the province. He said this while finalising the arrangements for the presentation to be delivered by the experts from the German Technical Cooperation and Alternative Energy Development Board on 23 July 2009. Taqvi said the Environment and Alternative Energy Department was making efforts in collaboration with the Alternative Energy Development Board to launch major projects in the field of solar and wind energy. At the same ...