Climate change
Litchi, mango pods withering for persistent drought
April 19, 2024 | The Financial Express | Severe drought and intense heat in Pabna's Ishwardi upazila are causing litchi and mango pods to fall off trees, jeopardizing the expected yield. Despite r
May 02, 2024
New avocado market players, industry sustainability and the rise of Peru
April 21, 2024 | Fresh Fruit Portal | The international avocado market sees dynamic shifts with new players entering and established ones like Peru and Mexico maintaining their dominance. Mexico leads
May 02, 2024
Excessive heat is killing green mangoes, dashing hopes for bumper harvest
April 22, 2024 | | In Rajshahi, Bangladesh's mango hub, a severe heatwave is threatening the upcoming harvest as trees lose 20% of fruits due to extreme temperatures. The Rajshahi Fru
May 02, 2024
‘Now we’ve learned a better approach’: how dragon fruit farmers in Binh Thuan are embracing sustainability in the race to reach global markets
January 28, 2024 | UNDP Viet Nam | In Binh Thuan province, dragon fruit farmers like Nguyen Van Thanh are embracing modernization to overcome economic challenges. Devastated by factors like the COVID-
China’s durian output to quadruple in 2024, processing poised to permeate with demand ‘on a rapid rise’
April 24, 2024 | South China Morning Post | China anticipates a fourfold increase in domestic durian production this year, aiming to meet soaring demand. Despite facing challenges like typhoons and li
Transforming Suriname’s pineapple industry: UN-led initiative targets sustainable growth
JJanuary 15, 2024 | FAO| FAO and UNIDO have collaborated to support Suriname's pineapple sector, focusing on organic production in indigenous communities. The project aims to transform Suriname in
‘Carbon footprint’ tracking for Vietnamese dragon fruits applied for first time
March 06, 2024 | SGGP | The Binh Thuan Province implements a UNDP-supported project promoting private sector involvement in low-carbon agriculture, focusing on sustainable dragon fruit cultivation. Th
Digitalization finds fertile soil in the eco-friendly dragon fruit farms of Binh Thuan
January 28, 2024 | United Nations Development Programme Viet Nam | Nguyen Hoang Thu Huong, deputy director of the Hoa Le Dragon Fruit Cooperative, showcases dragon fruit products through engaging live
Coffee, rice, and durian prices skyrocket
February 18, 2024 | VnExpress | In recent months, both domestic and global coffee prices have surged to unprecedented levels, reaching new peaks. As of February 17th, raw coffee prices in Vietnam hit
Mar 07, 2024
Sustainable shifts: The pineapple market's balancing act and innovative ventures in Costa Rica
February 22, 2024 | BNN Breaking | The article delves into the pineapple market's intricate dynamics, highlighting sustainability, innovation, and economic factors. Mario de Goede from Dutoit Euro
Mexican avocados grown on illegal orchards should not be exported to U.S., Ambassador says
February 27, 2024 | Times of San Diego | The U.S. ambassador to Mexico, Ken Salazar, stated that Mexican avocados grown on illegal orchards should not be exported to the United States, emphasizing con
Mar 07, 2024
Pailin longan exports to China surge in 2023
January 09, 2024 | The Phnom Penh Post| Cambodia exported 17,000 tonnes of fresh Pailin longans to China in 2023, marking a significant 454% increase compared to the previous year. Despite the growth
Feb 01, 2024