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First African Organic Conference: Book of abstracts now available

More than 200 participants participated at the African Organic Conference in May 2009, which focused on evaluating the opportunities for organic agriculture in Africa. The book of abstracts is now available.

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The First African Organic Conference, held May 19-22, 2009 in Kampala, Uganda, was  focusing on rpesenting organic agriculture as a science relevant to food security, poverty alleviation and natural resources conservation in Africa, and the role that it has in offering lasting solutions to the factors limiting economic and social growth on the continent.

The Conference covered three main perspectives of organic knowledge including field research, scientific investigations as well as knowledge dissemination and exchange. The Conference attracted over 200 participants from across Africa with additional input coming from stakeholders from all over the world, who are interested in the development of Africa.

More information

Links

Book of abstracts at the homepage of the International Society of Organic Agriculture Research ISOFAR

Conference Homepage

Organic-World.Net: Africa

Organic-World.Net: African Conference in Kampala, Uganda

Contact

Dr. Ssekyewa Charles
Director of Research
Uganda Martyrs University (UMU)
P.O. Box 5498, Kampala, Uganda
E-mail cssekyewa(at)umu.ac.ug
www.umu.ac.ug/

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