About AHC

The Asian Horticultural Congress or AHC was initiated by the Horticultural Societies of 3 countries: the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Korea, and Japan. Consultations were held in mid 2007 to seek avenues of cooperation and exchanges of knowledge on research and development connected with horticulture at the regional level through quadrennial conferences. The first conference (AHC 2008) was organized during 11-13 December 2008 in Jeju, the Republic of Korea and the second conference (AHC 2016) was convened in Chengdu, Sichuan province of the People’s Republic of China during 26-28 September 2016. At the AHC 2016, it was agreed that AHC 2020 will be held in Thailand.

AHC 2020's Objectives

1. To provide the platform for horticulturists, researchers, young scientists, entrepreneurs and those connected with horticulture and its industry to share their R&D and innovation
2. To showcase Thailand’s horticulture at international level
3. To create a network of technical cooperation among Asian horticultural researchers, as well as to enhance trading in Asian region
4. To promote economic and social cooperation, culture and tourism domestically and internationally

About ISHS

The International Society for Horticultural Science – in short ISHS – is a truly global network comprising over 53,000 individuals, universities, governments, institutions, libraries and commercial companies, thousands of whom joined as Individual Members, in addition to a substantial number of Institutional Members and some 50 Member Countries/Regions. It is a major source of up-to-date information on global horticultural research. ISHS aims to promote research in all branches of horticulture. It encourages the development of international co-operation, bringing together scientific and technical professionals to stimulate, facilitate and co-ordinate research and scientific activities on a global scale.

The aim of the ISHS is to promote and encourage research and education in all branches of horticultural science and to facilitate cooperation and knowledge transfer on a global scale through its symposia and congresses, publications and scientific structure. Membership is open to all interested researchers, educators, students and horticultural industry professionals.





About HSST

The Horticultural Science Society of Thailand (HSST) was founded in 1984 with the aim of supporting various interested parties including commercial growers, related government agencies and traders to achieve excellence in expertise by receiving the necessary up-to-date know-how that enables horticulture in Thailand to continually progress. At present, HSST has become one of the nation’s most prominent horticultural science associations with approximately 300 members.