The 9th National Conference on Food Science and Technology (9th FCON) is a forum for interdisciplinary exchange among professionals and stakeholders in the fields of food science, technology, food safety, governance, working towards enhancing innovations across the agri-food systems in Nepal and beyond.
The theme of this year’s conference is Food Science and Innovations for Safe, Healthy Diets and Sustainable Food Systems and its aim was to explore evidence and have discussions on a range of issues related to food science, innovations (technologies, policies, processes, and practices), food safety, loss and waste, healthy diets, and nutrition, with a focus on sustainable transformation of Nepal’s food system. The 9th FCON brought together food scientists, nutrition and food systems researchers and academics, policy stakeholders, private sector stakeholders, development partners, and donor agencies to present thought provoking keynote talks, scientific oral and plenary sessions, poster sessions, and short workshops.
The event was organized by Nepal Food Scientists and Technologists Association (NEFOSTA), Government of Nepal’s Department of Food Technology and Quality Control (DFTQC), and the Feed the Future Food Systems for Nutrition Innovation Lab (FSN-IL) managed by Tufts University, and co-organized by Baliyo Nepal Nutrition Initiative (BNNI), Central Campus of Technology (CCT), and SUN Business Network (SBN).
The 9th FCON builds on previous food conferences. It is a forum to bring together food scientists, researchers, academics, private sector entities, consumer networks, and policy champions for interdisciplinary exchange on evidence-based practices and innovations and to contribute, promote, and collaborate on shaping Nepal’s food and nutrition policies, food systems, and governance. The conference provides a valuable platform and opportunity for stakeholders to collaborate and work towards improving food security, food safety, and sustainable food system transformation for better nutrition and healthy diets in Nepal.
The 9th FCON 2023 will provide a forum for:
Please note that the deadline to submit abstracts has passed.
Authors should submit abstracts through the electronic submission portal by 18th May, 2023. Queries can be directed to the following address: email@example.com
Abstracts will be reviewed by an expert panel and selected for either oral or poster presentations based on the scientific quality and relevance of the research to the themes above. Abstracts on research that is in progress or do not include data/findings will be considered for poster presentations only.
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