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1st ASoFoST International Conference

We are delighted to announce that the 1st ASoFoST International Conference will be held from 2-4 August, 2018 in Accra, Ghana, under the theme: Exploring innovation and research in food and agriculture technologies: An approach to eradicate food insecurity in Africa.

This maiden international food science, agriculture and technology conference promises to bring together well-known researchers, scientists, policy makers, industry players and students from multidisciplinary food and agriculture related fields. This is an opportunity to meet and share ideas with food and agricultural scientists and industrial experts. The conference will also focus on research, innovation and collaborations between food and agriculture scientist.

 Conference Topics

  • Food processing and novel technologies
  • Food laws and regulations
  • Post-harvest technology management
  • Mechanization, industrialization and vertical coordination in the agricultural sector
  • Climate change and food security
  • Food waste management
  • Food supply chain management
  • Economics of agrobusiness in Africa and the developed countries 
  • Africa food demands and food safety
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Biotechnology, bioprocesses in food and nutrition
  • Risk assessment in food and agricultural related sectors

Keynote topics

  • Food security and health: past, present and future
  • Food and agricultural science education in Africa
  • Challenges in agribusiness management in Africa

Abstract Submission Deadline: 30 June 2018

Oral, poster and paper abstracts are now invited on the above topics.  Abstracts should be submitted through our email address: (info@asofost.org; asofost@yahoo.com)

Conference fee: Professional member: 100 USD, Students- 50 USD; Non-members: 150 USD

Venue : CSIR-Food Research Institute

For accommodation and any other information regarding the conference, visit our website: www.asofost.org

We look forward to receiving your submission.

Kind regards,

 

Conference Chair

Prof. Emmanuel Ohene Afoakwa, University of Ghana, Accra Ghana

Conference Co-Chairs

Prof. Abdalbasit Adam mariod, Abdulaziz University, Alkamil-Saudi Arabia

Dr. Haroon E. Jebreel, Health Quarantine Unit, Directorate General of Basic Health, Sudan

Dr. Moses V.M. Chamba, University of Malawi – The Polytechnic, Blantyre, Malawi

Organizing Committee

Dr. Francis K. Amagloh, University of Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana

Rev. Joseph Adubofuor, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

Emmanuel Kwaw, Cape Coast Technical University, Cape Coast, Ghana

Moses Golly, Sunyani Technical University, Sunyani, Ghana

Contact details: (+233)507113355; 244711860, 578118309; 242652706; 208267801

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