Venue
Programme
Organizing committee


Breakaway groups
Group 1 project
Group 2 project
Group 3 project
Group 4 project

Abstracts with CV and photos

Joseph Abu
Petronella Banda
Peter Belton
Yusuf Byaruhanga

Emmerich Berghofer
Geremew Bultosa
Mamoudou Dicko
Nomusa Dlaminin
Gyebi Duodu
Naushad Emmambux

Lewis_Ezeogu
Kalep Filli               (poster)
Thomas Gillgren
Joseph Hounhouigan
Daniel Johansson
Polycarpe Kayode
Nelly Lara
Agnes Mwangwela   (poster)
Rob Nout
Augustine Ogbonna
Priyani Paranagama

Laurencia Quattara
Lloyd Rooney
Sergio Serna Saldivar

Nemera Shargie
Chris Shisanya
Muthulisi Siwela
Mats Stading
Mats Ståhlberg

Achmad Subagio
Ulf Svanberg
John Taylor
John Van Camp

Ivar Virgin
Phil Williams
Stefan Wirsenius


Nathalie Persson
Janet Taylor
Luke Mugode

Regine Schoenlechner

 

 

 

 

 

 

Traditional grains for
low environmental impact and good health

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Venue

The workshop was held on November 5-8, 2007 at Intundla Game Lodge.
 

Programme

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Time

Topic

Speaker

Affiliation

Tuesday Nov 6

8.30

Opening

John Taylor and Mats Stading 

       
8.45  Presentation of IFS and Mistra Nathalie Persson IFS

9.00

Traditional African Cereal Grains:Overview

John Taylor

University of Pretoria, South Africa

9.30

Pseudocereals:Overview

Emmerich Berghofer

University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Austria

10.00

Application of simple statistics in grains research

Phil Williams

PDK Consulting, Canada

10.30

Tea and coffee

11:00

Global use of agricultural biomass for food and non-food purposes: Current situation and future outlook

Stefan Wirsenius

Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

11.30

Cultivation and utilization of traditional grains

Lloyd Rooney

Texas A&M University, USA

12.00

Adding value to traditional grains and the potential for bio-resources based on economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa

Ivar Virgin

Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Sweden

12:30

Lunch 

13.30

A food chain approach to good nutrition with traditional grains in the north and south market

Rob Nout

Wageningen University, The Netherlands

14.00

Nutritional aspects of traditional grains

Ulf Svanberg

Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

14.30

Poster presentations by young scientists

15.00

Tea and coffee 

15:15 Poster presentations continued

16.00

One-to-one meetings of young scientists with their mentors 

Wednesday Nov 7

8.30

Visit to University of Pretoria Experimental Farm in Pretoria

13:00

Lunch 

13:45

Breakaway groups to determine research strategies for increased utilisation of traditional grains

15.30

Tea and coffee 

15.45

Breakaway groups – finalisation of research strategies

Thursday Nov 8

8.30

Groups presentation of research strategies  

10.30

Tea and coffee 

10.45

End use functionality of cereal components

Peter Belton

University of East Anglia, UK

11.15

Phytochemical profile and nutraceutical properties of different types of sorghums

Sergio Serna-Saldivar

Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico

11.45

Food and non-food utilization of cereals components

Mats Stading

SIK, Structure and Material Design, Sweden

12.15

Non-gluten bread products in the North market

Mats Ståhlberg

Garbo Food, Sweden

12.45

Lunch

 

 

13.30

Complementary food based on traditional grains for young children in Africa John van Camp Ghent University, Belgium
14.00 Production of good quality sorghum or millet malts for semi-industrial foods production in West Africa Joseph Hounhouigan (presented by Polycarpe Kayode) Université d’Abomey-Calavi, Bénin

14.30

Scientific research for industrialisation of sorghum in Africa

Lewis Ezeogu

 National Food Technology Research Centre, Botswana

15.00

Tea and coffee 

15.15

Summing Up of Workshop and Outlining of the way forward

Mats Stading and John Taylor

 

 

Organizing committee

The workshop was organized by University of Pretoria (John Taylor , Janet Taylor ) and SIK - The Swedish Institute for Food and Biotechnology (Mats Stading, Daniel Johansson) in cooperation with the IFS, International Fundation for Science (Nathalie Persson). The workshop was sponsored by The Fundation for Strategic Environmental Research in Sweden through IFS.