International banana conference to be held in Mozambique

October 01 , 2019


The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MASA) of Mozambique and TechnoServe are hosting a two-day international conference on Controlling Banana Diseases in the African Banana Industry.

This conference, held in Maputo on 21 and 22 November 2019, will bring together international experts, banana producers, donors, governments and other private sector partners to discuss strategies for the prevention and containment of BBTV and Panama Disease Foc TR4, with a particular focus on Mozambique.

The objective of the conference is to share knowledge and best practices, as well as outline a way forward to build a thriving African Banana Industry equipped to deal with diseases. The full agenda and list of speakers will be shared over the coming weeks on