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On 17th March 2017, in Bangkok, a Panel Discussion on Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization was organized by the Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization (CSAM) in collaboration with the German Agricultural Society (DLG) during the AGRITECHNICA ASIA Exhibition. The findings of a Research Paper on Trade and Investment Policies of Agricultural Machinery in Selected Countries developed under CSAM’s initiative titled Regional Council of Agricultural Machinery Associations (ReCAMA) was also presented. During the Panel Discussion, country representatives shared some common challenges in the Asia-Pacific region in developing sustainable agricultural mechanization including those related to a high proportion of farmers being smallholders, scarcity of agricultural labour in many areas,Read More →

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The ReCAMA Training and Study Tour for Agricultural Machinery Manufacturers and Distributors was successfully conducted on 16-29 October 2016 in China focusing on conservation agriculture and transplanting. The Training and Study Tour was co-organized between the Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization of ESCAP and the Centre of International Cooperation Service of the Ministry of Agriculture of China with the support of China Agricultural Machinery Distribution Association (CAMDA), China Agricultural Mechanization Association (CAMA), and China Association of Agricultural Machinery Manufacturers (CAAMM). The Training and Study Tour included classroom lectures, group discussions, a visit to machinery manufacturers including Henan Haofeng Machinery Manufacturing Co., Ltd, Changzhou Dongfeng AgriculturalRead More →

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The 2nd Member Meeting of the Regional Council of Agricultural Machinery Association in Asia and the Pacific (ReCAMA) was successfully held on 16-18 July, 2016 in Coimbatore, India, in parallel with the Indian Agricultural Machinery Manufacturers’ Meet (AMMM – 2016) during the period of Indian Agricultural Machinery Exhibition (AGRI INTEX 2016). The Regional Council of Agricultural Machinery Associations in Asia and the Pacific (ReCAMA) was established in 2014, with the objective of promoting sustainable agricultural mechanization in Asia and the Pacific through strengthening the capacity of national agricultural machinery associations, facilitating the exchange of knowledge and information, and enhancing collaboration and closer business connection amongRead More →

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The 1st Member Meeting of the Regional Council of Agricultural Machinery Associations in Asia and the Pacific (ReCAMA) was held in Qingdao, China on 26-28 October 2015. The Meeting was held in parallel with China International Agricultural Machinery Exhibition (CIAME) 2015. In line with the goals outlined in SDG 17, ReCAMA aims to forge stronger ties with the private sector to facilitate regional collaboration, trade and investment. ReCAMA promotes sustainable agricultural mechanization in Asia and the Pacific by strengthening the capacity of national agricultural machinery associations and by stimulating exchange and innovations. Under the slogan “Connecting for Growth and Cooperation” the Council is a platformRead More →