5th International Symposium on New Crops and Uses: their role in a rapidly changing world

Beginning date
9/3/2007

Ending date
9/4/2007

Summary

Finally the proceedings of the conference are available.


One day workshop articulated in 5 sessions:

  1. The context, justification and application of underutilized crops in a rapidly changing world (Climate change perspective, Food & nutrition perspective, The regulatory environment for commercialization of new/ucs)
  2. The need for underutilized crops in a changing world (A view from the market - A subsistence farmer’s perspective - underutilized crops within farming systems - Commercial farmer’s perspective - An industry perspective - A supermarket view on underutilised crops marketing - A donor’s perspective)
  3. Success, failures and lessons learned- food & nutritional crops: Case
    studies
  4. Success, failures and lessons learned- non-food crops: Case studies (Pharmaceuticals. Bio-energy, Fibre etc and Added value products)
  5. Discussion for a) regulatory and b) technical papers

For further information please contact:
Nikkie Hancock (E-mail: ngd@soton.ac.uk)
Colm Bowe (E-mail: CB13@soton.ac.uk)



Author
Centre for Underutilized Crops (CUC)

Organization
Centre for Underutilized Crops (CUC)

Group
Events

File type
PDF

File size
67 Kb

Topic
AWARENESS AND KNOWLEDGE SHARING

Related topics
INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE AND ETHNOBOTANY, MARKETS AND MARKETING, NUTRITION AND HEALTH, POLICIES AND STRATEGIES, POST HARVEST AND VALUE ADDING, SOCIAL AND EQUITY ISSUES

Keywords
awareness, food basket, income generation, livelihood improvement, markets, new products, nutrition-human

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