October 12, 2008. The 11 th  General Conference of AARINENA, Damascus, Syria AARINENA and ISHS Opportunities  for Cooperat...
<ul><li>A membership-based society of individuals, organizations, and governments devoted to  horticultural research, educ...
<ul><li>Dating from  1864  and formally constituted in   1959,  ISHS: </li></ul><ul><li>builds & maintains knowledge, skil...
<ul><li>Through meetings and publications -   Provides </li></ul><ul><li>the  networking opportunities  and  information  ...
<ul><li>Explores and champions the many contributions of horticulture to a   healthy human environment </li></ul>ISHS:
<ul><li>ISHS: </li></ul><ul><li>>7000 Individual Members in 142 countries </li></ul><ul><li>>150 Institutional Members </l...
Individual Members 2.382 4.568 7.273
Growth of the ISHS Program of International Symposia <ul><li>1960-1993: 447 symposia  (~13/year) </li></ul><ul><li>1994-20...
<ul><li>The International Horticultural Congress </li></ul><ul><li>IHC 2002 in Canada attracted 2,500 delegates from 89 co...
XXVIII th  International  Horticultural Congress Lisbon, Portugal August 22-27, 2010
<ul><li>ISHS science structure </li></ul><ul><li>10 crop-related  Sections </li></ul><ul><li>14 discipline-related  Commis...
Sections <ul><li>Citrus  </li></ul><ul><li>Vegetables  </li></ul><ul><li>Ornamental Plants  </li></ul><ul><li>Banana and P...
Commissions <ul><li>Plant Protection  </li></ul><ul><li>Plant Substrates   </li></ul><ul><li>Protected Cultivation  </li><...
<ul><li>Proceedings of all symposia published in  </li></ul><ul><li>Acta Horticulturae ® </li></ul><ul><li>More than 800 A...
Quarterly magazine for ISHS members Feature  your  institute! Stay connected to the world of horticultural science! Chroni...
Scripta Horticulturae ISHS publication series for special topics Launched in 2005 ISSN 1813-9205
www.pubhort.org Now available at PubHort:  J ournal of  H orticultural  S cience and  B iotechnology!
<ul><li>Board of Directors (5 + 2  ex officio ) </li></ul><ul><li>Executive Committee (24 Section and Commission Chairs) <...
<ul><li>Int. Assoc. of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) </li></ul><ul><li>EMBRAPA (Brazil) </li></ul><ul><li>International S...
<ul><li>Fruit crops:   Apricot, Cherry, Peach, Olives, Strawberry, Figs, Cactus pear, Mineral nutrition of fruit crops </l...
Some  Disciplinary Commissions  of special relevance to  NENA region researchers <ul><ul><li>Biotechnology </li></ul></ul>...
Recent and Scheduled ISHS  Activity in the NENA Region <ul><li>17 ISHS Symposia organized  </li></ul><ul><li>in the AARINE...
Recent and Scheduled ISHS  Activity in the NENA Region <ul><li>ISHS continues to look for opportunities for </li></ul><ul>...
 
 
 
ISHS and the Global Horticulture Initiative  ( www.globalhort.org ) <ul><li>GlobalHort: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advocates fo...
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Collaboration between AARINENA and ISHS, Dr.N. Looney

  1. 1. October 12, 2008. The 11 th General Conference of AARINENA, Damascus, Syria AARINENA and ISHS Opportunities for Cooperation and Collaboration Norman E. Looney, President International Society for Horticultural Science
  2. 2. <ul><li>A membership-based society of individuals, organizations, and governments devoted to horticultural research, education and industry </li></ul>ISHS
  3. 3. <ul><li>Dating from 1864 and formally constituted in 1959, ISHS: </li></ul><ul><li>builds & maintains knowledge, skills and networks in support of worldwide horticulture </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Through meetings and publications - Provides </li></ul><ul><li>the networking opportunities and information needed for professional decision making </li></ul>ISHS:
  5. 5. <ul><li>Explores and champions the many contributions of horticulture to a healthy human environment </li></ul>ISHS:
  6. 6. <ul><li>ISHS: </li></ul><ul><li>>7000 Individual Members in 142 countries </li></ul><ul><li>>150 Institutional Members </li></ul><ul><li>49 Country Members (on all continents) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Individual Members 2.382 4.568 7.273
  8. 8. Growth of the ISHS Program of International Symposia <ul><li>1960-1993: 447 symposia (~13/year) </li></ul><ul><li>1994-2007: 395 symposia (~30/year) </li></ul><ul><li>2008: First year to sanction and publish 50 symposia </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>The International Horticultural Congress </li></ul><ul><li>IHC 2002 in Canada attracted 2,500 delegates from 89 countries </li></ul><ul><li>IHC 2006 in Korea; > 2000 delegates </li></ul><ul><li>IHC 2010 in Lisbon, Portugal </li></ul><ul><li>IHC 2014 in Brisbane, Australia </li></ul>
  10. 10. XXVIII th International Horticultural Congress Lisbon, Portugal August 22-27, 2010
  11. 11. <ul><li>ISHS science structure </li></ul><ul><li>10 crop-related Sections </li></ul><ul><li>14 discipline-related Commissions </li></ul><ul><li>100+ Working Groups </li></ul><ul><li>40+ International Symposia per year </li></ul>
  12. 12. Sections <ul><li>Citrus </li></ul><ul><li>Vegetables </li></ul><ul><li>Ornamental Plants </li></ul><ul><li>Banana and Plantain </li></ul><ul><li>Vine and Berry Fruits </li></ul><ul><li>Root and Tuber Crops </li></ul><ul><li>Pome and Stone Fruits </li></ul><ul><li>Medicinal and Aromatic Plants </li></ul><ul><li>Tropical and Subtropical Fruits </li></ul><ul><li>Nuts and Mediterranean Climate Fruits </li></ul>
  13. 13. Commissions <ul><li>Plant Protection </li></ul><ul><li>Plant Substrates </li></ul><ul><li>Protected Cultivation </li></ul><ul><li>Plant Genetic Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Horticultural Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Economics & Management </li></ul><ul><li>Horticulture & Human Health </li></ul><ul><li>Landscape & Urban Horticulture </li></ul><ul><li>Irrigation & Plant Water Relations </li></ul><ul><li>Biotechnology & Molecular Biology </li></ul><ul><li>Quality & Post Harvest Horticulture </li></ul><ul><li>Nomenclature & Cultivar Registration </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated & Organic Production Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Education, Research Training and Consultancy </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Proceedings of all symposia published in </li></ul><ul><li>Acta Horticulturae ® </li></ul><ul><li>More than 800 Acta volumes posted at www.actahort.org </li></ul><ul><li>More than 20,000 page views per day! </li></ul>Publications
  15. 15. Quarterly magazine for ISHS members Feature your institute! Stay connected to the world of horticultural science! Chronica Horticulturae
  16. 16. Scripta Horticulturae ISHS publication series for special topics Launched in 2005 ISSN 1813-9205
  17. 17. www.pubhort.org Now available at PubHort: J ournal of H orticultural S cience and B iotechnology!
  18. 18. <ul><li>Board of Directors (5 + 2 ex officio ) </li></ul><ul><li>Executive Committee (24 Section and Commission Chairs) </li></ul><ul><li>Governing Council (UN Model: Representatives of 49 Country Members) </li></ul><ul><li>Executive Director and Secretariat at Leuven, Belgium </li></ul>Governance and Management
  19. 19. <ul><li>Int. Assoc. of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) </li></ul><ul><li>EMBRAPA (Brazil) </li></ul><ul><li>International Society of Citriculture </li></ul><ul><li>Global Crop Diversity Trust </li></ul><ul><li>The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EC (CTA) </li></ul><ul><li>The International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM) </li></ul><ul><li>The Global Horticulture Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>AARINENA (?) </li></ul>ISHS – Gaining Stature, Reach and Impact through Partnerships
  20. 20. <ul><li>Fruit crops: Apricot, Cherry, Peach, Olives, Strawberry, Figs, Cactus pear, Mineral nutrition of fruit crops </li></ul><ul><li>Nut crops: Almond, Pistachio, Walnuts, Hazelnuts, Chestnuts </li></ul><ul><li>Vegetable crops: Artichoke, Edible Alliaceae, Tomato, Cucurbitaceae, Brassicas, Root and Tuber crops, Vegetable quality, Vegetable nutrition </li></ul><ul><li>Medicinal and Aromatic Plants: Saffron, Rose hips, </li></ul>Some Crop-Related Working Groups of potential relevance to NENA region Researchers:
  21. 21. Some Disciplinary Commissions of special relevance to NENA region researchers <ul><ul><li>Biotechnology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Protected Cultivation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Horticultural Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plant Genetic Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Irrigation & Plant Water Relations </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Recent and Scheduled ISHS Activity in the NENA Region <ul><li>17 ISHS Symposia organized </li></ul><ul><li>in the AARINENA Region in the past 5 years </li></ul><ul><li>8 Scheduled in next 4 years </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3 rd Int. Symposium on MAP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 th Int. Symposium on Controlled and Modified </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Atmosphere </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6 th Int. Postharvest Symposium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 th Int. Symposium on Fig </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 th Int. Symposium on Pistachio and Almond </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>13 th Int. Conf. and Exhibition on MAP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 rd Int. Symposium on Loquat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 st Int. Mulberry Symposium </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Recent and Scheduled ISHS Activity in the NENA Region <ul><li>ISHS continues to look for opportunities for </li></ul><ul><li>collaboration on other conferences in the </li></ul><ul><li>region </li></ul><ul><li>Tailor made partnership agreements and MOU’s </li></ul><ul><li>are being concluded on an ongoing basis </li></ul>
  24. 27. ISHS and the Global Horticulture Initiative ( www.globalhort.org ) <ul><li>GlobalHort: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advocates for horticulture science and industry to reduce poverty and improve nutrition of the world’s poorest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connects and informs the international community of professions engaged in “horticulture for development” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supports strategic research and development projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Builds human capacity for horticultural science and industry in developing countries </li></ul></ul>

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