3rd International Conference on Neglected and Underutilized Species: For a Food-Secure Africa (NUS 2013)
As part of the conference coverage for NUS 2013, New Agriculturist – a widely read and well – recognised online journal, will be helping to share your stories about how agricultural knowledge and innovation regarding neglected crops are helping to address major development challenges and make a real difference in the lives of the poor. In particular, the New Agriculturist is interest to feature case studies that show how the author’s work is helping to achieve developmental change in increasing environmental resilience with NUS, in enhancing food and nutrition security, or benefiting people’s lives and livelihoods through the upgrading of NUS value chains.
The conveners of the conference kindly invite participants who may be interested to collaborate and have their stories published to submit a short outline for articles that correspond with the following conference themes:
Theme 1: Resilience of agricultural and livelihood systems
- Diversification for food security in sub-Saharan Africa
- NUS for nutrition and health
Theme 2: Upgrading value chains of neglected and underutilized species