The Caribbean Food Crops Society 54th Annual Meeting
The Caribbean Food Crops Society in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture will be hosting there 54th Annual Meeting which will be held at the Ramada Hotel, Belize City, on July 8-13, 2018. This year theme is: Multi-functionality of Agriculture in the Caribbean Basin in Countries with Predominant Tourist Industries.
The one-week long annual meeting will consist of keynote speakers from various international and regional organization, a technical session, a farmer’s forum, posters presentation, field trips and social and cultural activities.
Since its first meeting in 1964, the Society has convened annual meetings in 15 nations of the Caribbean with Belize now hosting the 54th annual meeting. Each year the society convenes an annual meeting in various countries and territories throughout the Caribbean region highlighting the area’s most relevant to that country or territory. The meeting provides an opportunity for science researchers, farmers, etc., to exchange information on research and technology.
The objectives of the Society are to advance and foster Caribbean food production, processing and distribution in all aspects, to help improve the quality of life for the people of the Caribbean. It brings together scholars, researchers, extensionists, growers, and other professionals associated with food production, distribution, and policy. It seeks to involve members from all four main language groups of the region (English, Spanish, French, and Dutch).
The Caribbean Food Crops Society is an independent professional organization with interdisciplinary orientation and membership. It was constituted in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on May 3rd, 1963. It is not affiliated with any public or private institution. It is a non-profit organization, which fosters communication between persons capable of contributing to the development of science, technology, and production of food crops and animals in the countries of the Caribbean Basin.
Instructions for registration:
Please fill out the registration form with the required information and submit to: Dr. Alberto Beale, Treasurer email@example.com; (787) 602-8709.
Instructions for hotel reservation:
Contact: Ms. Edilma Perez, Sales Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Ms. Matilda Galindo, email@example.com
Ramada Belize City Gray Enterprises LTD, Newtown Barracks, PO Box 1758, Belize City, Belize (501) 610-1559. Rate is US$85.00 + 9% tax single occupancy and US$98.00 + 9% tax double occupancy (two persons). Includes breakfast buffet.
Call for Abstracts and Registration Forms
Ina I. Sanchez, MSc
Coordinator – Research & Innovation
Phone: (501) 623-0771
Research, Development and Innovation Center
Ministry of Agriculture, FFESD&I
Please fill out the registration form with the required information and submit to: Dr. Alberto Beale, Treasurer firstname.lastname@example.org; 787-602-8709
For More information visit us on: http://cfcs.eea.uprm.edu/content/call-abstracts-and-registration-forms
forms are also available for download below:
- 54th annual meeting CFCS
- CFCS 54th Annual Meeting Submission form