Addressing the sustainability challenges facing Southeast Asian agriculture, the first Agriconnect Conference & Exhibition will take place in Bangkok, Thailand, 24 and 25 May 2023, with more than 30 speakers from nine countries, 15 exhibitors and 300 attendees signed up. The new event, which was launched with a focus on crop yield increase amid growing food demand and climate change, is organized by the DLG (German Agricultural Society) and VNU Asia Pacific together with the Thai Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives as official co-host. Farm visits and networking events round off the program.
 
As food demand continues to increase as a result of a growing world population, the Southeast Asian region will be facing labor shortages, intense competition for resources and environmental degradation. These represent some of the challenges explored at the Agriconnect Conference & Exhibition later this month at True Digital Park in Bangkok, Thailand.
 
“Eco-efficiency: Solutions for Environmental Farming Business” is the theme of event, which focuses on disseminating sustainable farming practices that benefit the environment, the economy and society. Application of enabling technologies and circular economy principles to minimize adverse environmental impacts while maximizing profits will play a key role as well as strategies like crop rotation, integrated nutrient and pest management, precision agriculture, renewable energy and crop residue management.

The first Agriconnect Conference & Exhibition is affiliated with Agritechnica Asia and Horti Asia, Southeast Asia’s leading exhibitions in agriculture. Featuring over 30 speakers from international organizations, such as the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, the Asia Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (UNESCAP) and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), will share their best practices and solutions in more than 15 sessions.

The event combines conference with exhibition and includes 15 exhibiting companies, who will be showcasing their latest agriculture-related services and products on the first event day. As well as attending the expert presentations, the more than 300 professional attendees will be participating in interactive sessions and roundtable discussions.
 
The conference program includes presentations covering environment, smart farming, carbon market regulations and vertical farming.

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