“The 3rd Asia Pacific Symposium on Postharvest Research, Education and Extension”

Vietnam is an agricultural country with agriculture accounting for 22% of GDP, 30% of exports and 60% of employment. In this, 70% of the contribution is from the Mekong River Delta. Vietnam now is the world’s 3 largest exporter of cashew, rice and pepper. Therefore, Vietnam has the honour to host The 3rd Asia Pacific Symposium on Postharvest Research, Education and Extension.

Welcome to our website of THE 3rd ASIA PACIFIC SYMPOSIUM ON POSTHARVEST RESEARCH, EDUCATION AND EXTENSION (APS 2014). The conference will be held at the Victory Hotel, located in the centre of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam from 8th to 11th of December, 2014.

The organizing committee would like to invite you to participate and to submit an abstract for an oral or a poster presentation at the conference. Being approved by Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam, this event is co-organized by Vietnam Institute of Agricultural Engineering and Postharvest Technology (VIAEP), in cooperation with the Nong Lam University, under the auspices of the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS).

In this website, you will find information about the program, the committees, the deadline, the abstract and the paper guideline, the accommodation, the registration and other events and news.

Vietnam is also well-known as a tourist destination and we hope that you will find the time to visit some attractions like Phan Thiet – Mui Ne, Da Nang, Hoi An, Phu Quoc island, Mekong River Delta to enjoy the real Vietnam, its special cuisine, culture, handidraft and great natural beauty.

We are looking forward to seeing you!

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