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NSAM joins as co-organiser

NSAM joins as co-organiser

The National Seed Association of Malaysia (NSAM) has recently come on board as a co-organiser of the Sustainable Seed Banking Forum (SSBF).

President of NSAM Dr. Mohammed Selamat bin Madom stated “we are proud to come on board as co-organiser; with the involvement . . . → Read More: NSAM joins as co-organiser

The Seeds of Sustainability

As business becomes more sophisticated and consumers are demanding higher levels of sustainability from producers the concept of the “Sustainable Value Chain” or the “Green Supply Chain” will become more important.

If your business involves anything that grows from seeds then your value chain starts at the seed level. This also means that your . . . → Read More: The Seeds of Sustainability

MARDI to Co-Organise Sustainable Seed Banking Forum

MARDI to Co-Organise Sustainable Seed Banking Forum

MARDI following a recent meeting has agreed to come on board as co-organisers of the Sustainable Seed Banking Forum, bringing years of experience in this field to help drive the development agenda, MARDI will also present the findings of the 6th National Seed Symposium held in . . . → Read More: MARDI to Co-Organise Sustainable Seed Banking Forum

A Little About SeedBanking

It’s no accident that most of the largest seed banks are operated by governmental agencies. Seed banking can be an expensive practice, and the most far-reaching programs are those fueled by economic incentives. Seedbanks worldwide are now seen as Insurance for Agriculture & Biodiversity. Without seedbanks, repair to the ecological systems affected by natural . . . → Read More: A Little About SeedBanking

Facing the Challenge of Sustainable SeedBanking in the Developing World

The theme for this Forum will be “Facing the Challenge of Sustainable SeedBanking in the Developing World”.

Currently in Malaysia and most of the developing world, the economic value of the agro sector can only be derived from post harvest or land value. In reality there is another economic value, the seed value or . . . → Read More: Facing the Challenge of Sustainable SeedBanking in the Developing World