Next workshop on facilitating uptake by SMEs of research on new processing technologies for underutilised fruits at Kandy, Sri Lanka from 13-15 May 2013.

The Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Peradeniya, Kandy, Sri Lanka  and the Centre of Underutilised Crops (CUC) at the University of Southampton are jointly organising a three day (13-15 May, 2013) research training workshop funded by the Leverhulme Trust, UK and ICRAF, Sri Lanka. The workshop will focus on approaches and tools to facilitate uptake by SMEs of new processing technologies for fruits and their derivatives. It is targeted at members of the International network on preserving safety and nutrition of indigenous fruits and their derivatives and Sri Lankan participants from the food technology sector (research, SME and policy).