Tropentag 2018 conference

The annual interdisciplinary conference on research in tropical and subtropical agriculture, natural resource management and rural development (TROPENTAG) is jointly organised by the universities of Berlin, Bonn, Göttingen, Hohenheim, Kassel-Witzenhausen, Hamburg, ZALF e.V., ETH Zurich (Switzerland), Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (Czech Republic), BOKU Vienna (Austria) and the Council for Tropical and Subtropical Research (ATSAF e.V) in co-operation with the GIZ Advisory Service on Agricultural Research for Development (BEAF).

Tropentag 2018 was organised by the University of Ghent, Belgium in close cooperation KU Leuven and Antwerp University (both Belgium). The conference venue was in Ghent. All students, Ph.D. students, scientists, extension workers, decision makers, politicians and practical farmers, interested and engaged in agricultural research and rural development in transition and developing countries were invited to participate and to contribute.

Our Food Security Research Group had two participants at the conference: Ing. Tereza Slámová with poster entitled "Screening of PAHS Concentrations in Traditionally Smoked Freshwater Fish Products from Tonle Sap in Cambodia" and Ing. Jan Staš with poster entitled "Antimicrobial Efficacy of Lemongrass and Fingerroot Essential Oils against Foodborne Pathogens"

In 2020 the conference will be held at our Czech University of LifeSciences Prague.