January 2018

Giru packhouse
Posted by | January 26, 2018
North Queensland Manbullo mangoes set sail for Asia

3,250 cartons of Manbulloo mangoes grown in North Queensland set sail for Asia in December from the Port of Townsville in refrigerated containers on Mariana Express Lines’ Kota Nasrat container...

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Mango crop
Posted by | January 25, 2018
Boosting mango trade from the south

Mangoes represent a significant income opportunity for smallholder farmers in southern Vietnam. Improving mango productivity and competitiveness offers a significant opportunity to improve incomes and livelihoods of thousands of farming...

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Water-saving techniques
Posted by | January 24, 2018
Simple technologies improve yields on sandy soils

Farming communities in the south central coastal region of Vietnam face many challenges relating to infertile sandy soils and water shortages. Since 2007, four projects supported by A$5.4 million from...

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Mangoes being ripened in a Filipino wet market. (Photo: Daryl Joyce)
Posted by | January 24, 2018
Safe to handle

The Philippines stands to benefit from an Australian invention that is vastly improving the way fruit is ripened for market Easily bruised, fast-to-spoil fruit such as mangoes and bananas require relatively sophisticated...

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