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Participate in the 12th Asian Conference and Expert Consultation on Maize for Food, Feed, Nutrition and Environment Security, and APAARI General Assembly Meeting!

The Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI), International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT),  FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific and CGIAR Research Program on MAIZE are jointly organizing the 12th Asian Maize Conference and Expert Consultation on Maize for Food, Feed, Nutrition and Environmental Security on 30 October – 1 November, 2014 at the Hotel Rama Gardens, Bangkok, Thailand.

Goal

Enhancing food, feed, nutrition and environmental security in Asia

Objectives

To assess the regional priorities and niches for enhancing maize production and productivity.

To share experiences and the latest information/knowledge on cutting-edge maize technologies among the maize research and development community in the region.

To create general awareness and provide a platform for synergies among institutions and stakeholders for better use of maize as food, feed and industrial crop in Asia.

To develop an innovative and impact-oriented regional strategy and road map for enhancing maize productivity and production in Asia through access to and accelerated adoption of resilient technologies, market opportunities, networks, investment priorities and policy guides.

Expected Outputs

National and regional priorities for enhancing maize production and productivity identified.

Experiences and knowledge on innovations relating to sustainable maize production and utilization shared among diverse stakeholders.

Awareness created for promoting the use of maize for diverse purposes.

Synergies and convergence opportunities among maize R4D stakeholders in Asia identified.

A regional road map for enhancing maize productivity and production in Asia developed.

Important Dates

Submission of Abstract for review :

30 June, 2014

Submission of Extended Summary :

15 August, 2014

Submission of Registration Form and Registration Fee (If applicable):

15 September, 2014

Submission of Information on Travel and Accommodation:

1 October, 2014

 

 

Registration

Selected participants and invited delegates are requested to register in advance by submitting the duly filled-in Registration Form to amc.apaari@gmail.com andurairat@apaari.org on or before 15 September 2014.
Registration Fee
 
Self-sponsored participants:US$ 500
Mode of Payment:

Cash or Transfer to

APAARI Bank A/c No. 003-200031-0-840
Siam Commercial Bank, Banglumphu Branch,
Bangkok 10200, Thailand (Swift code:  SICOTHBK)
 
 

 

Link: 
Concept note and meeting program