Moringa Symposium 15-18 November 2015.

Join scientists around the world in the Philippines symposium share and discuss the latest research and advances in Moringa production, processing, utilization, marketing and trade.

“Moringa: a decade of advances in research and development”

First International Symposium on Moringa
Sixth National Moringa Congress

15-18 November 2015
Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria Hotel
Manila, Philippines

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Session 1: Botany and Germplasm
Ethnobotany and Germplasm
Breeding, varietal evaluation and improvement
Ecological adaptation
Seed and plant propagation

Session 2: Production Technology & Agroecosystem
Tree Crop Management
Climate and soil
Cropping systems and production economics
Integrated crop management with focus on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)
Low-input organic production
Harvesting, postharvest and processing
Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

Session 3: Nutrition and Health
Nutritional Benefits and Medicinal Properties
Moringa in traditional and alternative medicine
Clinical studies on health benefits of Moringa
Nutritional studies for improved health
Nutritional quality of Moringa plant parts (leaf, fruit/pod, seed, root, flower)
Moringa nutrition and health products in the market
Food safety

Session 4: Industrial Uses of Moringa
Commercial and Industrial Utilization
Moringa in livestock and aquaculture feed industry
Moringa as an alternative energy source (biofuel)
Water treatment and clarification
Moringa in cosmetics industry

Session 5: Cross-Commodity/Sectoral Issues
The Role of Moringa in Food Security and Poverty Alleviation
Farmer participation and community livelihood development
Moringa and climate change
Urban and peri-urban horticulture
Ecological sanitation
Disaster risk management
Organic Moringa production
Market, quality standards and international trade

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