Ohrid hosts International Symposium for Agriculture and Food

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Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Food on its 70th anniversary organises in Ohrid the 3rd International Symposium for Agriculture and Food (ISAF 2017), which gathers renowned scientists from 26 countries, representatives of universities, institutions and companies.

The event, which began informally on Wednesday with the workshop “Pro-Metrofood – infrastructure for promoting metrology and food in nutrition” will be officially opened Thursday by delivering addresses of the Prof. Nikola Jankulovski, Rector of University “Ss. Cyril and Methodius” in Skopje, Ljupcho Nikolovski, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy, Prof. Vjekoslav Tanaskovikj, Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Food – Skopje and Prof. Dragi Dimitrievski, President of the ISAF Organizing Committee.

ISAF 2017 which runs until Oct. 20 will bring together and foster the communication among leading researchers, engineers and practitioners with an aim to share their scientific ideas and experience with all actors in the agricultural sector.

The symposium will feature presentation of 386 papers including the events 39th Faculty-Economy Meeting, 9th Symposium for Vegetable and Flower Production, 6th Symposium of Viticulture and Wine Production, 11th International Conference of the Association of Agricultural Economists of the Republic of Macedonia and 39th Meeting on Plant Protection of the Association for Plant Protection of the Republic of Macedonia.