Climate change intensifies global warming, crop production losses driven by the extreme climate and natural disasters. This year, 2020, the globe is encountered with the pandemic of COVID-19. The outbreak sees the declines and stagnation of food trading and transportation between nations in which raises the attention to the global supply chain.

Using agricultural technology that could be produced the maximum quantity of products of quality and stable agricultural products, to cope with the future volatility of the natural environment. An innovative agribusiness model that shortens the distance to market and allows consumers to buy fresh produce at reasonable prices. Investing in sustainable agriculture, with technology and innovation as the main axis is the direction of development for all countries in the post-COVID19 era.

In response to the issues, the International Association of Agricultural Sustainability (IAAS) cooperated with the Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Maryland, U.S.A to organizing the 2020 International Agricultural Innovation Conference in which took place from 6th to 9th November 2020. The webinar focused on topics associated to sustainable agriculture, technological agriculture, innovative agriculture and investment agriculture. Professors, scholars and experts from 26 nations attended the webinar to propose their project in developing sustainable agriculture and also share the insights from various perspectives.

Investment experts from Singapore, Ms. Wei Ling Low, the Chief Executive Officer of Vanda Global Capital, Mr. Jeffrey Chi, the Founding member and Vice-chairman of Vicker Venture Partners and Mr. Stephen Ho, the independent director of Azeus System also demonstrated the value of agriculture investment and its influences in economic development.

Dr. Cheng-I Wei, the Interim Department Chair, Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Maryland, U.S.A and also the chairman of the International Association of Agriculture Sustainability (IAAS) indicates that IAAS is a platform dedicated to applying the profound and practical experiences and knowledge of global experts on agricultural practices, research and education in which achieving the goal of sustainable development.

Dr. Tzhong-Ru Lee, the Professor, Department of Marketing, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan and the vice-chairman of the International Association of Agriculture Sustainability (IAAS) emphasizes that Taiwan is willing to share its advance technique in both agriculture and network to the world and establish cooperation in agriculture development.

Dr. Wee-Liang Tan, the Associate Professor, LKCSB, Singapore Management University, Singapore and the secretary-general of International Association of Agriculture Sustainability (IAAS) also expresses that as a leading city of technological development and the financial center of Asia, Singapore plays an important role of leadership in Intelligent Agriculture.

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