We are pleased to announce that the proceedings of the â€ś2nd International Symposium on Underutilised Plant Species: Crops for the Future â€“ Beyond Food Securityâ€ť has been published by Acta Horticulturae publication of International Society for Horticultural Sciences (ISHS) on 31 March 2013.
The symposium was held on 27 June-01 July 2011 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and was organised by Crops for the Future Research Centre, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus under the auspices of ISHS. The event was co-convened and supported by Crops for the Future, Bioversity International, the Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute, Boustead Holdings Berhad, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, Kirkhouse Trust, British Council and Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa.
The follow-up to this symposium is the coming â€ś3rd International Conference on Neglected and Underutilized Species (NUS)â€ť that will take place on 23-25 September 2013, in Accra, Ghana. Please visit the official conference website for more information. Interested participants are encouraged to sign up for the conference newsletter to receive updates on the development of this conference.
Archived postings of the symposium in the past: