1st Edition FNSSA conference

  • 03rd December 2019
  • by secretary

1 to 3 December 2019. The 1st Edition of the international conference on FNSSA was organized by the Agro-Food Industries Alliance (funded by Academy of Scientific Research and Technology in Egypt), World Food Program, the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT, Alexandria), Alexandria University, Egypt, and IEREK – International Experts for Research Enrichment and Knowledge Exchange in collaboration with Springer as a publishing partner.

The conference was an opportunity to present and discuss the newest researches related to food, nutrition and sustainable agriculture as well as to shed light on their relationships with the industry. The scientific committee welcomes contributions from academics, researchers and interested participants.

Extract of the programme:

Session I: Agro-Food Industries: Management, Security, Safety & Innovation

  • Public private partnerships for agriculture development transformation – Dr. Menghestab Haile, Representative and Country Director, WFP
  • Food Safety – Professor Hussin Mansor, President of Egyptian Food Safety Authority
  • Agro-Food Industries Alliance – Dr. Khaled ElSaadany, Coordinator of Agro-Food Industries Alliance
  • Italian innovation for Blue Economy: improving cooperation between Italy and Egypt – Claudio Margottini, Scientific and Technological Attaché Embassy of Italy in Egypt
  • Public private partnerships for Technology development in Egypt – Dr. Amr Rdwan Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT)

Session 5: Agro-Food Business and Food security

  • Determinants of Smallholder Farmers’ Adoption and Willingness to Pay for Improved Legume Technologies in Tanzania – Charles Lugamara, Tanzania
  • Determinants of Producer’s Participation in Farmers’ Associations. Evidence from Maputo Green Belts Tomas Sitoe, Mozambique
  • Zero Hunger – Zero Emissions: Building Pathways to ZERO-ZERO –a low –carbon, hunger –free Nigeria. OLADIPO ADEMOLA OLUBAYO, Nigeria
  • Marketability levels of pumpkin fruit (Curcubita moschata Duch.) flour and blended products among Kenyan consumers Jedidah Kiharason, Kenya
  • Community-driven Development and Food Security in a Changing Climate: A Case Study of the Nile Delta – AlMoatassem Mostafa, Faculty of Law, Mansoura University, Egypt
  • Blockchain technology in agri-food value chain management: challenges and new trends in Egypt 
  • Ghada Elkady, Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Egypt
  • Effect of Population Dynamics on Household Food Security among the Rural Households of Jigawa State, Nigeria RABIU MSJ, Nigeria
  • Effect of Macadamia Husk Compost on Growth and Physiological Performance of Two Amaranthus Cultivars Anovuyo Fakade, Pakistan