Call for Abstracts


by IFPRI | July 3, 2013

African Finger Millet. Source: Flickr (Bioversity International)

The 3rd International Conference on Neglected and Underutilized Species (NUS) for a Food-Secure Africa will be taking place on 25-27 September 2013 in Accra, Ghana. The conference is being co-organized by Bioversity International and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Ghana. Abstracts for oral and poster presentations are now being accepted on the following themes:

  • Theme 1: Resilience of agricultural and livelihood systems
  • Theme 2: Upgrading value chains of neglected and underutilized species
  • Theme 3: Creating an enabling policy environment

Abstracts are being accepted until 15 July 2013.

For further information visit the conference website at: