ICTA 2023 News

ATAS(Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences Association) is organising the second International Conference on Tropical Agriculture after the successful inaugural event in 2022.On 16 – 18 October 2023, the theme is Malaysia : Regional Hub for Food Production . A tentative program is attached. Highlights of the event are as follows: 1) Keynote Address by Dr. Ganesh Kishore, an eminent American scientist. 2) Dr. Ting Ho among the interesting speakers will share his knowledge and experience on organic soil. This is a hybrid conference and to-date 271 agriculture undergraduates, scientists and members of industry have registered. Associated events such as exhibitions, innovative urban farming competition 2023 and visit to MARDI, an established research organization on tropical crops will be organised. Exhibition 30 booths are expected to showcase the roles of corporations in the production of food for Tropical Agriculture, roles of universities and research institutes on training and research on agriculture. Innovative Urban Farming Competition 2023 Young graduates and entrepreneurs are encouraged to submit their novel ideas on urban farming. Post-Conference Technical Visit A visit to the agricultural R&D institute, Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI) will be organised on 18 October 2023 for participants. Foe enquiry, please contact ATAS secretariat, Ms. Jocelyn via email atas.exco@gmail.com or contact 03-71182066.